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The Smithsonian Summer Sessions: Interrogating the Stories We Tell (edX)

Educators from six Smithsonian museums will dive deeply into the objects in their collections to interrogate the stories we know and tell our students. They will explore connections among their collections and model teaching strategies that participants can implement with their students.
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Dead Interesting: Uncovering Roman Britain in Old Museum Collections (FutureLearn)

Jul 12th 2021
Dead Interesting: Uncovering Roman Britain in Old Museum Collections (FutureLearn)
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Explore the archaeology of early Roman Britain an d learn techniques to build a profile of an individual from the first century AD. Uncover the history of early Roman Britain. What did a Roman funeral look, sound, and smell like? And how can you tell just from a person’s [...]
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The Museum as a Site and Source for Learning (FutureLearn)

Mar 1st 2021
The Museum as a Site and Source for Learning (FutureLearn)
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Explore the purpose of museums today and find how they facilitate learning. Find out how museum collections, spaces and technology help visitors learn. What is the purpose of museums in today’s world - a world obsessed with technology? On this course we explore what can be gained from interacting [...]
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