Introduction to the GLAM sector
Passionate about spaces that inspire? Discover the principles and philosophies behind the Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums (GLAM) industry. Consider how digital media is transforming the profession.
Your upfront cost: $0
- 21 Sep 2020
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:
- Demonstrate an understanding of the GLAM sector, including its foundation principles and evolving place in contemporary society.
- Identify key technological innovations, situate these within relevant historical and theoretical contexts and critically discuss future developments in each institution.
- Introduction to the GLAM sector
- Galleries: past and present
- Galleries: present and future
- Libraries: past and present
- Libraries: present and future
- Archives: past and present
- Archives: present and future
- Museums: present and future
- GLAM overview and digitisation
No eligibility requirements
No special requirements
Discover the purpose, underlying principles and philosophies of the Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums (GLAM) industry and how digital media technologies are transforming the profession as well as visitor experiences.
Technology is used to manage collections, enhance the visitor experience and share work and experiences to broad and diverse audiences. Increasingly visits to large GLAM institutions are entirely virtual, from anywhere in the world, at any time.
Throughout your studies, you’ll learn how digital media technologies can be harnessed to transform the visitor experience and provide access to GLAM institutions and collections in creative and technically innovative ways.
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 first-year course from UniSA Online’s Bachelor of Digital Media degree.
- Continuous Assessment (60%)
- Project (40%)
Check the learning management system (LMS) of your university for textbook details.