Museum and Information Media University of Tsukuba
Museum is a media. It offers information and resembles to television (Umesao 1987). Since this statement, museum as a media is developing rapidly due to the expansion of the Internet. For both real and virtual museum, knowledge and understandings of information media has been definitely required. This lecture investigates the current activities and the overview of future from various viewpoints in consideration of the importance of video media literacy.
This lecture teaches the management, preservation, and utilization of museum materials from the perspective of museum informatics, and deepen understanding of the functions and roles of museums as information media. In particular, handling of visual media and archiving practices are discussed.
Qualitative research competence, Media expertise, Resource expertise
The following evaluations will be made based on the tasks indicated in the achievement objectives. Evaluation will be based on comprehension of class content. Assignments will be made at the end of each lecture. Each assignment report 100%. The score will be 100 points as 10 points for all reports, and 60 points or more for the total score will be considered as passing grade.
(1) Museums and their materials, information descriptions, and media (2) Collection, handling, organization, or arrangement of actual materials (3) Exhibition, utilization, and curation of actual materials (4) Conservation science of materials (1) (5) Conservation science of materials (2) (6) Conservation science of materials (3) (7) From Objects to Contents: Perspectives on media technography (8) Preservation of visual media (9) Utilization of visual media: digital archive and web distribution (10) Museum and information media, and MLA cooperation
Online Course Requirement
Shirai Tetsuya,TERACHI Minako,LEE KANG
Classes are conducted online (on-demand). The tool for conducting classes is manaba.
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