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  1. 1. A Literature Review The Educational Role of the Art Museum and its Collections in the Teaching of University Students Lanette McNeil Virginia Commonwealth University Image: Exterior of the Walters Art Museum
  2. 2. Overview of Presentation <ul><li>Background </li></ul><ul><li>Literature Review </li></ul><ul><li>Future Work </li></ul><ul><li>Open Discussion </li></ul><ul><li>Image: Students at the University of Michigan Museum of Art </li></ul>
  3. 3. Background of Study <ul><li>Motivation </li></ul><ul><li>Theoretical Framework </li></ul><ul><li>Image: Students at the Mount Holyoke Art Museum </li></ul>
  4. 4. Research Questions <ul><li>What types of programs? </li></ul><ul><li>Why do they exist? </li></ul><ul><li>Any challenges? </li></ul><ul><li>Image: Students at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum </li></ul>
  5. 5. Literature Review <ul><li>Brief Historical Overview </li></ul><ul><li>Broad Views </li></ul><ul><li>Contemporary Overview </li></ul><ul><li>Image: Anthony J. Drexel Picture Gallery , c. 1910 </li></ul>
  6. 6. Contemporary Literature 1. Internships The art museum as a laboratory Image: Students in the Ball State University Art Museum
  7. 7. Internships <ul><li>Policy Issues </li></ul><ul><li>Rules and Ethics </li></ul><ul><li>Image: Brandeis University student entering the Rose Art Museum </li></ul>
  8. 8. Contemporary Literature 2. Preservice Art Education Baltimore Museum of Art & Maryland Institute College of Art Collaboration Image: Baltimore Museum of Art by Konrad Perlman
  9. 9. Preservice Art Education Arkansas Arts Center & University of Central Arkansas Collaboration Image: Elementary student examining a reproduction.
  10. 10. Contemporary Literature <ul><li>3. Service Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Border Pedagogy </li></ul><ul><li>Unifying Communities </li></ul><ul><li>Image: University of Oregon student working with participant of the 'NewArt Northwest Kids' at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art </li></ul>
  11. 11. Contemporary Literature 4. Interdisciplinary Approaches Collaborations with other University Departments Image: Medical Students at the Baltimore Museum of Art
  12. 12. Contemporary Literature <ul><li>5. Challenges </li></ul><ul><li>Limited resources </li></ul><ul><li>Schedules </li></ul><ul><li>Expectations </li></ul>
  13. 13. Summary <ul><li>Historic Rationale </li></ul><ul><li>Successful Collaborations </li></ul><ul><li>Challenges </li></ul><ul><li>Image: Student in the North Carolina Central University Art Museum </li></ul>
  14. 14. Future Work <ul><li>Questionnaire </li></ul><ul><li>Survey </li></ul>
  15. 15. Open Discussion <ul><li>Suggestions </li></ul><ul><li>Questions </li></ul><ul><li>Image: The University of Iowa senior math education student prepares elementary school students for their tour as a part of his job as an education assistant. </li></ul>