ERIC Number: ED476318
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Literacy, Museums and the Arts: An Annotated Bibliography.
Elliott, Claire, Comp.
This document presents a total of 130 references and annotations of works that are related to the topic of adult learning through museums or through the arts in general. Although not all of the materials cited focus specifically on adult models or experiences, all pertain to education in and through museums, art education theory and practice, and/or successful models of collaboration. Section 1 presents 59 annotated references with keywords drawn from the Canadian Literacy Thesaurus. Selected topics covered in the publications annotated are as follows: pictorial-verbal and analytic-holistic learning strategies; linking museums and libraries; the role of popular theater in adult education programs; participatory practices in adult education; reaching new adult learners through museums; fostering shared learning among children and adults; integrating literature and the arts; functional literacy, cultural literacy, and educational reform; museums' roles in literacy and in adult education; learning from objects; a framework for diversifying museum audiences; partnerships between museums and schools; adult learning in nonformal institutions; and community and institutional partnerships in art education. Section 2 lists 60 readings recommended by participants. Section 3 briefly describes the materials available at 11 World Wide Web sites of organizations concerned with and/or involved in adult learning and education through museums or the arts. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy, Art Education, Experiential Learning, Fine Arts, Foreign Countries, Informal Education, Integrated Curriculum, Learning Theories, Libraries, Literacy Education, Museums, Outreach Programs, Postsecondary Education, Public Agencies, Theater Arts
For full text: http://www.nald.ca/province/que/litcent/Publication_Products/rtmu seum/RTM.pdf.
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Human Resources Development Canada, Hull (Quebec). National Literacy Secretariat.
Authoring Institution: Canadian Museums Association, Ottawa (Ontario).; Centre for Literacy, Montreal (Quebec).
Identifiers - Location: Australia; Canada; United Kingdom; United States