Engaging the Senses: Object-Based Learning in Higher by Helen J. Chatterjee,Leonie Hannan

By Helen J. Chatterjee,Leonie Hannan

using museum collections as a route to studying for collage scholars is quick changing into a brand new pedagogy for larger schooling. regardless of a powerful culture of utilizing lectures as a manner of supplying the curriculum, the optimistic advantages of ’active’ and ’experiential studying’ are being acknowledged in universities at either a strategic point and in day-by-day instructing perform. As museum artefacts, specimens and artwork works are used to rouse, impress, and problem scholars’ engagement with their topic, so transformational studying can occur. This exact ebook provides the 1st complete exploration of ’object-based studying’ as a pedagogy for greater schooling in a vast context. a world staff of authors supply a spectrum of methods at paintings in better schooling at the present time. They discover modern ideas and perform of object-based studying in larger schooling, demonstrating the worth of utilizing collections during this context and contemplating the connection among educational self-discipline and object-based studying as a educating strategy.

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