Certificate of Achievement

Mary Templeman Hogg - O'Rourke

has completed the following course:

The Museum as a Site and Source for Learning

The University of Glasgow

The course provided opportunities to learn about aspects of education in museums by looking at the roles of visitor researchers, curators and conservators and the issues they face in providing for a variety of visitors from young children to those with additional needs.

3 weeks, 4 hours per week

Maggie Jago

Lecturer in Art Education

The University of Glasgow


Learning outcomes

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the way learning takes place in a museum setting
  • Identify a range of learning strategies for a variety of audiences
  • Effectively communicate personal ideas and collaborate with other learners to find solutions to issues
  • Describe the complexities of label writing from a learning perspective and produce examples
  • Explain the difference between key roles in museums
  • Apply what you have learned to design your own exhibition


  • What museums know about their visitors and how they find out
  • Approaches to learning: young visitors and visitors with additional needs
  • Ways in which social media can support learning
  • How to design and interpret a contemporary art exhibition
  • Why contemporary art can prove challenging to engage with/ understand and to teach?
  • What does a conservator do all day?
  • Designing an online exhibition

Issued on 10th March 2020

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Free online course:

The Museum as a Site and Source for Learning

The University of Glasgow