Non-Fiction Books:

The Museum Educator's Manual

Educators Share Successful Techniques

Customer rating

Click to share your rating 0 ratings (0.0/5.0 average) Thanks for your vote!

Share this product

The Museum Educator's Manual by Anna Johnson
$129.99
In stock with supplier

The item is brand new and in-stock in with one of our preferred suppliers. The item will ship from the Mighty Ape warehouse within the timeframe shown below.

Usually ships within 10-14 days

Availability

Delivering to:

Estimated arrival:

  • Around 9-14 November using standard courier delivery

Description

The Museum Educator's Manual addresses the role museum educators play in today's museums from an experience-based perspective. Seasoned museum educators author each chapter, emphasizing key programs along with case studies that provide successful examples, and demonstrate a practical foundation for the daily operations of a museum education department, no matter how small. The book covers: -volunteer and docent management and training; -exhibit development; -program and event design and implementation; -working with families, seniors, and teens; -collaborating with schools and other institutions; and -funding. This second edition interweaves technology into every aspect of the manual and includes two entirely new chapters, one on Museums - An Educational Resource for Schools and another on Active Learning in Museums. With invaluable checklists, schedules, organizational charts, program examples, and other how-to documents included throughout, The Museum Educator's Manual is a 'must have' book for any museum educator.

Author Biography

Anna Johnson, MEd, has twenty-five years of experience working in museums as a director, curator/educator, and consultant. Kimberly A. Huber has been a volunteer, intern, educator, curator, consultant, administrator and board member at a number of museums including Arizona Museum of Natural History, the Heard Museum, Ruthmere, Sirrine House, and the Deer Valley Petroglyph Preserve. Nancy Cutler is a consultant in the field of museum education and interpretation. She is retired from the position of interpretive coordinator at the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix. Melissa Bingmann, PhD, is presently associate professor of history and director of public history at West Virginia University. Tim Grove has worked in education at three Smithsonian museums and is currently chief of museum learning at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum. He oversees programming at two locations and develops exhibitions and online components.
Release date NZ
August 9th, 2017
Country of Publication
United States
Edition
Second Edition
Illustrations
12 Tables, unspecified; 7 Halftones, black and white; 15 Illustrations, black and white
Imprint
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages
368
Dimensions
217x279x19
ISBN-13
9781442279056
Product ID
26800411

Customer reviews

Nobody has reviewed this product yet. You could be the first!

Write a Review

Marketplace listings

There are no Marketplace listings available for this product currently.
Already own it? Create a free listing and pay just 9% commission when it sells!

Sell Yours Here

Help & options

  • If you think we've made a mistake or omitted details, please send us your feedback. Send Feedback
  • If you have a question or problem with this product, visit our Help section. Get Help
  • Seen a lower price for this product elsewhere? We'll do our best to beat it. Request a better price
Filed under...

Buy this and earn 757 Banana Points