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Duke's Unique Teaching Spaces: Nasher Museum of Art

The Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University is an interdisciplinary nexus and laboratory where faculty and students can investigate, explore and test knowledge. Confronted with a different kind of source material—objects and images rather than text—viewers are challenged to consider concepts and issues in a new way. By providing the necessary tools and experiences to explore visual culture critically, the museum’s Academic Initiatives department empowers faculty and students to search out their own answers.

In this session, begin brainstorming ways to incorporate the Nasher Museum into your teaching, while enjoying a behind-the-scenes tour of Study Storage, as well as exhibitions currently on view with academic curators, Julia McHugh, Ph.D. and Ellen Raimond, Ph.D. Find out how they work one-on-one with faculty to design course-specific tours, lesson plans and assignments that complement classes, as well as facilitate students’ skills-based learning in visual literacy, communication, and teamwork.

Event location: Nasher Museum of Art, 2001 Campus Drive (meet in Nasher lobby near Information Desk).  Google Map


In this Spring 2020 event series, Duke’s Unique Teaching Spaces, find out about spaces outside the traditional classroom that you can reserve for class meetings, and which can offer your students opportunities for deep research and engagement. Register for one or more of the upcoming sessions:

Mar 5: The TEC 3D Printer Lab

Mar 19: The Rubenstein Arts Center

Mar 26: The Game Lab

Apr 2: The Duke Campus Farm

Apr 23: Duke Gardens

 

Date:
Thursday, February 13, 2020
Time:
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Location:
Other (see event description)
Categories:
Teaching and Learning   The Teaching Collaborative   Unique Teaching Spaces  

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