Formidlingsseminar 2013, tirsdag den 12. marts 2013 kl. 15.15-16.00
Museum learning has come of age. No longer is it sufficient to assume the benefits to the individual of being talked at, even if the subject is backed by collections and academic research. We are far more audience focused and techniqueliterate than ever before. The learning is far more likely to be studentcentred and tailored to a high standard and we now understand the impact of heritage learning better than at any time before. It is ironic that in the UK these skills are at risk both from the economics of the day and from the political elite who have outmoded didactic agendas. In my talk I will explore the new understandings that can genuinely transform learning in museums and that reach across frontiers as never before in what we can do, should do and how we might go about it.