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Vidal, Helena; Hockstein, Lisa; Ahern, Joy; Stein, Karen – Journal of Museum Education, 2019
Museum educators and instructors of English as a Second Language (ESOL) at a community college in New York reflect on their experiences facilitating a program designed to enrich the language, cultural, and visual literacy skills of adult immigrant students. The CALTA21 program brought together three stakeholders, immigrant ESOL students, language…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Museums, Communities of Practice, English (Second Language)
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Williams, Ray – Journal of Museum Education, 2019
In response to current tensions around U.S. immigration policies and the expression of diverse religious identities, the author presents a case study in which a university art museum engaged local children and adults to share images and stories of their experience as practitioners of five of the world's major religions. These contemporary, local…
Descriptors: Museums, Intergroup Relations, Judaism, Religious Cultural Groups
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Burch, Stuart; Dongxu, Chen; Jingjing, Fu; Zhiyi, Guan; Yu, Qi; Shuo, Tang; Yi, Tian; Senyang, Xie – Journal of Museum Education, 2019
This article demonstrates how a teaching case study approach can benefit museum studies courses. It takes as its focus the widely reported rescue of a boys' football team from a flooded cave in Thailand (2018). The success of this multinational effort led to immediate calls for the establishment of a "living museum" dedicated to…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Museums, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods
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Mitchell, Allyson; Linn, Sarah; Yoshida, Hitomi – Journal of Museum Education, 2019
As younger generations become immersed in technology, museums and cultural institutions must create a familiar digital experience to cultivate connections with the 21st century visitor. Authors present an example of working with institutional content experts to create a digital outreach package that activates the museum's content to engage K-12…
Descriptors: Museums, Expertise, Elementary Secondary Education, Interdisciplinary Approach