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Muziejus kaip mokymo(si) aplinka
Museum as Educational Environment

Author(s): Jolanta Butkutė
Subject(s): Social Sciences, Education, Museology & Heritage Studies, Geography, Regional studies
Published by: Lietuvos edukologijos universitetas
Keywords: museums’ educational programs;activities of education;number of visitors

Summary/Abstract: The article analysis major changes in preparation of museums’ educational programs. Such programs’ attractiveness from educational perspective, not only in terms of presenting new way of knowledge, but also as one of the way how to acquire, to learn and to use that knowledge in practical way. Educational sessions are seeking to help school children to learn in a better way, to remember particular information and strengthen it by completing practical tasks. The purposes of education are: a) to stimulate cultural,cognitive, artistic and other activities; b) to understand, remember and grasp the meaning of the given information; c) to strengthen the newly acquainted information by completing practical tasks; d) inspirational aspect of given information; e) understanding of process and it’s phenomenon, correlation with the obtained information; f) ones’interdisciplinary aspect. Educational programs are being modified depending on visitors’given feedback and ones needs. The article consists of several parts. The first part analysis the spread of educational programs in museums throughout Lithuania’s municipalities.The second part analysis the spread of educational programs in museums depending on a particular educational area. The third part analysis museums’ educational programs’ need and availability in the period of 2008–2014.

  • Issue Year: 4/2016
  • Issue No: -
  • Page Range: 137-147
  • Page Count: 11
  • Language: Lithuanian