Oct 26, 2021  
2019-2020 University Catalog 
    
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AQS 306 - Principles of Museum Exhibit Development


Prerequisites: None
This course will introduce students to the basic aspects of successful exhibit design and methods for conveying educational information to the general public in an aquarium or museum setting. The course will include an introduction to commonly used materials and techniques; the incorporation of good graphic design; and the distillation of educational concepts into interesting and informative materials. This course will be led by the design team at the New England Aquarium, and will involve the creation of exhibits for actual use in a public setting. It is anticipated that the communication and design skills acquired in this course will be applicable to a wide variety of not-for-profit environmental and educational organizations.

3 credits
Alternate Fall



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