University of California Santa Cruz
Engaging Disengaged Youth: Successful Strategies for Museum Educators
Student distractions in social learning contexts have escalated and are taxing the effectiveness of museum educators who guide school tours. A seasoned teacher educator offers research-based, humor- filled strategies that build student engagement self-efficacy as a means to enhance teacher museum educator performance.
Raising Docent Confidence in Engaging Students on School Tours
Is a capability to engage students as fundamental museum education as a working knowledge of the collections? What strategies can raise the level of engagement with works of art?