Date of Award
Master of Science in Education (MSEd)
A museum studies curriculum for seventh and eighth graders. This curriculum is in the form of a case study and was conducted over a three year period at Montclair Cooperative School with Montclair Art Museum. Through regular visits to the museum students explored the roles of artist, docent, and curator. Students did the following tasks: discussed and made art, created exhibits, wrote interpretive wall labels for exhibitions, and became docents for younger students.
Furlong, M. B. (2008). Real Work: A Museum Studies Curriculum for Early Adolescent Learners. New York : Bank Street College of Education. https://educate.bankstreet.edu/independent-studies/290