Innovative Curatorial Studies
The University of South Australia, UniSA, is ranked in the top 10 universities nationally and amongst the very best young universities in the world. They offer over 200 world-class degrees that are informed by industry and delivered with a highly practical approach to teaching and learning. In fact, they are South Australia’s number one university for graduate careers. They are a valuable partner with Open Universities Australia.
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By the end of this 10-week course, you’ll be able to:
- Articulate the ways in which new technologies have transformed the gallery and museum sector.
- Recognise and identify the key philosophies and practices underpinning curatorial practice and provide crucial context for those wishing to work and thrive in this dynamic industry.
- Apply knowledge of the ways in which digital technologies are used in the GLAM sector.
- Analyse and evaluate the effectiveness of the design, implementation, and user experience of digital innovations in the GLAM sector.
- Design and develop digital solutions for GLAM institutions.
- Introduction to the GLAM sector
- From the new museology to the post-digital museum
- Digitising objects: opportunities and challenges
- Digital tools for curation and storytelling
- The Experiential museum
- Decolonising GLAM: critical digital interventions
- Communities of practice
- Digital futures
No eligibility requirements
No additional requirements
This course responds to the changing nature of Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums (GLAM) and explores new roles in contemporary, digitally transforming institutions. Learn about emerging communities of practice and the opportunities they offer for working and thinking, differently. Look at digital futures and discuss the way professional roles in the sector are changing, particularly as more traditional roles such as curator are increasingly complemented by roles like experience developer and creative producer. The learning in this course provides a broad overview of the GLAM sector and considers the radical transformation it has undergone over the last 60 years in response to the changing needs of society.
UniSA Online’s 10-week short courses give you the flexibility to upskill in a certain area, stay current with developments in your field, diversify your knowledge, or even explore a new direction in your career – without having to commit to the time and cost of a full university degree.
Delivered 100% online, you’ll be able to study where and when it suits you. Access online academic and student support seven days a week, fit study around work and life commitments, view learning resources 24/7, and log in to the interactive online environment anywhere, any time and on any device.
This is a third-year course from UniSA Online’s Bachelor of Digital Media degree. Please note: you are responsible for completing any relevant prerequisite courses before enrolling in this course.
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