STS.454 Science and Technology in the Museum Environment
Examines the ways museums preserve the material culture of science and technology and present it distinctively to a mass audience. Focuses on challenges and opportunities of preserving and presenting science and technology in the museum environment. Students review recent work in museum studies as it relates specifically to science, medicine, and technology; review a major gallery or exhibition locally; and have an opportunity to participate in a collections- or communications-related research project in the MIT Museum.
This class has no prerequisites.
STS.454 will be offered this semester (Fall 2018). It is instructed by J. Durant.
Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM on Mondays in 4-251.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits.
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