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18 - 22 November 2019 - Istanbul

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18 - 22 November 2019 – Barcelona

18 - 22 November 2019 – Barcelona

06 -10 April 2020 - Istanbul

06 -10 April 2020 - Istanbul

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06 -10 April 2020 – Prague

06 -10 April 2020 – Prague

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06 -10 July 2020  -  Paris

06 -10 July 2020 - Paris

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LEARN IN MUSEUMS

This course is a kind of teacher training course which aims to support school staffs with an autonomous experience enriched with ICT (Information and Communication Technology) based learning, Project based Learning and interdiciplinary learning in their personal and professional development and school environment in line with priorities of Erasmus Plus Program.

It is a reality that Museums are an important setting for informal learning; their invaluable collections and purposefully designed spaces mean learning can take place almost ‘accidentally’. Structored visits to museums is undeniable effective and impressive fort he learners to keep connection between the society and culture, past and now, history and science. That is why Learning in Museums is one of the most important topics of the 21st century

As a course provider, with such a course we aim to add an innovative and creative perspective to our participants’ teaching styles. They will discover the historical and cultural values of the city where the course takes place, and also foresight how to artefacts to enage learners and how to create learning experiences for students visiting museums.

Learning Outcomes:

All the participants will:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the way learning takes place in a museum setting
  • explore what can be gained from interacting with museum collections and spaces
  • learn how to use technology to encourage engagement
  • Identify a range of learning strategies for a variety of students / learners
  • Apply what they have learned to design their own learning scenarios using Project based learning and interdiciplinary learning

Objectives of the Course:

  • Understanding the important points in learning in museums
  • Using museums as social and cultural learning environments
  • Improving teaching methods in relation to real life complexity
  • Adaptation of Project based learning and interdiciplinary learning methodologies to your teaching & learning situations & contexts
  • Focusing on effective teaching strategies that encourage the active involvement of all students in real life environments.
  • Desinging learning scenarios focusing on real life objects, subject matters using innovative and creative methodologies
  • Getting familiarization to the tips for how to develop strategies to improve the educational quality of the school.

Methodology:

  • Working cooperatively
  • Learning in interactive and international environment
  • Examining and Simulating case studies,
  • Learning based on experiential trainings
  • Visiting museums on various themes
  • Creating learning scenarios based on Project based learning and interdiciplinary learning

Target Group

  • Teachers, trainers, educators, school administrators, representatives of adult education centres etc.

Preparation:

Before the course

  • A detailed pre-course questionnaire to indicate the level of experience, teaching backgrounds and training will be completed by participants.
  • The participants will also prepare a presentation to reflect their own teaching method.

Validation

  • A course participation certificate will be given to all participants.
  • A Europass Mobility Certificate will be given if the participants demand, as well..

DAILY PROGRAM:

1st Day:

  • Icebreaking Activities
  • Presentation of participant organizations (a five-minute presentation)
  • Introduction to course content and the objectives
  • Key Issues and Concerns related to Learning in Museums
  • Key points in Project based Learning and examine the sample lesson plans designed depending on the PBL methodology

2nd Day

  • Interdisciplinary Learning
  • How does Learning in Museums foster establishing links across different subjects or disciplines to enhance learning
  • Which Technologies or educational digital tools are used in museums (QR code, augmented reality tools, etc)
  • Providing practical guidance to the use of such ICT tools
  • Draw a lesson plan to maket he museums a real teaching environments fort he students

(the participants are divided into three groups and each group design a learning scenario on three different contents; history, culture and science. The following day the groups will visit a museum related to their own learning scenario and collect the materials to enrich their teaching)

3rd Day

In the morning session

* The groups will visit museums ( a guide will accompany them)

In the afternoon session

* They will work in mixed groups and

- discuss the learning scenarios they have created and develop them

 

4th day

In the morning session

  • Outdoor learning activity:

The participants will visit an outdoor museum and will perform a gamified activity while discovering the outdoor museum of the city.

In the afternoon session

  • Desing their own outdoor learning activity (linking with their own cities and countries)
  • Using different ICT tools to enrich the activity

5th day

  • Presentation of the outdoor learning activities and discussing the strengths and weaknesses
  • Planning the future cooperation with colleagues
  • Overview of the course program
  • Evaluation of the course program
  • Filling the feedback forms
  • Europass Mobility Certificate and Participation Certificate
  • Farewell party