Museums as history

Secondary KLA:
Human Society and its Environment
Educational levels:
Year 11, Year 12

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This resource is a module that examines the issues involved in creating a museum exhibition and how production decisions affect the 'history' that is presented to the public. Factors including an exhibition’s purpose, audience, choice of items and challenges are considered. Part of the Home front: Wartime Sydney 1939-1945 resource. Designed to be used by Extension History students choosing 'museums as history' as their History Project topic.

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Resource type:
Interactive Resource
ScOT topics:
World War II, Museums, Historiography
File type:
text/html
Language/s:
en-AU
Author:
State of NSW, Department of Education
Publisher:
State of NSW, Department of Education
Date created:
Monday, 23 July 2012

Resource ID: ecd76510-88d2-4f7e-8ff1-4d1e227b3876