Aug 17, 2022  
2021-22 University Catalog 
2021-22 University Catalog [Archived Catalogue]

MSEM 619 Digital Media for Museum Interpretation

3 credits 45.0 hours
600 level graduate course

This course will explore the uses of digital media for interpretation in exhibitions and programs. Students will be introduced to various kinds of interfaces and applications to better understand appropriate uses, for example, blogs, apps, gaming, social media, distance learning/webinars, on-line exhibitions/collections, etc. Emphasis will be on the uses of these media tools for the interpretation of ideas and stories as a means of developing innovative visitor engagement with content and collections. Students will design a sample media piece as part of the deliverables for this class.

Priority enrollment for MA in Museum Education and MFA in Museum Exhibition, Planning & Design.
This course is not repeatable for credit.