Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School Hiroshima University Museum
Lecture Code 87070001 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 博物館情報・メディア論
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Museum Information Media Studies
ヒキタ アツシ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  First Semester,  1Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1T) Tues1-4:IAS K110
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
Lecture, discussion 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 23 : Arts and Humanities
Course Area(Discipline) 10 : Museology
Eligible Students
Keywords museum experience,  context, media apply, community, museum communication, media study
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Understanding the message which nowadays museum have, on the view that museum is Media.
Blush up media application skills with introducing the method and the effect in several museum.
Understanding the museum-community relationship and museum management.  
Class Schedule lesson1 museum and the information media
lesson2 museum as a media (classification of the information)
lesson3 museum as a media (essence of Museum Experience)
lesson4 museum as a media (common place, common experience)
lesson5 museum as a media (message of the museum)
lesson6 information media application in the museum (exhibit space and media communication)
lesson7 information media application in the museum (produce effect and method)
lesson8 information media application in the museum (collection, preservation, choice, a plan, digitization)
lesson9 information media application in the museum (function and subject of the digital archives)
lesson10 information media application in the museum (information society, copyright, intellectual property)
lesson11 museum and community (Museum education from the perspective of media elements)
lesson12 museum and community (museum as an activity base, and outreach activity)
lesson13 museum and community (what should the museum tells)
lesson14 museum management and information media (management and subject of information resource)
lesson15 museum management and information media (evaluation and subject of media communication)

Final examination will be required
(Incase of distance learning, Final Short Paper will be required instead of Final examination.) 
museum experience revisited, John Folk
PC or AV used in
(More Details) White board, PC Projector, DVD 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
your museum experience is important to study. Please look back upon the motive at the time of going to a museum, and memory and the contents of study.   
Grading Method practice sheet for each lecture (40%) and Final examination (60%) 
Practical Experience Experienced  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it Planner for Kawaguchi Science Museum (Saitama Pref.), Hirayama-Ikuo Art Museum.
Exhibition planning, Media and information Plannning. 
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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