Museums and New Media Practice


MSL2325H — Museums and New Media Practice

This course introduces students to the basic theories, fundamentals and practices of web based cultural projects. A central goal of the course is to examine how the Internet supports new ways of thinking and learning in museums. Students will consider new methodologies in the presentation of a museum collection and how the public interacts with it. The students will develop a variety of skills including an introduction to digital media, awareness of curatorial models and learning systems, overview of project management, marketing, budgeting for new media and an understanding of the developmental phases of web based projects.