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Thursday, November 12 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
From Museum Studies Programmes to Museum’s Hiring Pools: Evaluating Digital Literacy and Skills Taught in Higher-Education Courses

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We would like to invite participants to a roundtable discussion where we will explore the failure and successes of Museum Studies curricula in relation to the digital literacy and skills that the sector seeks to develop. Our aim is to provide a space to reexamine the existing relationship between academia and GLAM institutions for a more sustainable practice-led partnership.

Deep Dive sign-ups open Wednesday, September 9. Space is limited and advance registration is required—so mark your calendars! Once sessions are filled, there will be a waitlist and MCN will notify attendees as spots become available.

Speakers
avatar for Maria Paula Arias (she/her)

Maria Paula Arias (she/her)

PhD Candidate, University of Manchester
I am an early career researcher interested in how museums and galleries use social media. Particularly, I am interested in the ways social media platforms and their audiences are valued and, therefore, what their relationships are with the brands of such cultural institutions. Furthermore... Read More →
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Sarah Feinstein

Teaching Fellow, University of Leeds
Dr Sarah Feinstein has both academic and professional experience in heritage and museum studies. She acted as a lecturer in Museum Studies at the Institute for Cultural Practices at the University of Manchester in 2018-2019, as well as providing training for PGRs on collaborating... Read More →


Thursday November 12, 2020 11:00am - 12:30pm EST
Deep Dive/Workshop Channel (limited space)