UMG_case Category: inspiring

  • University of Stirling app

    A student on placement from the MSc in Computing at the University of Stirling has created an app which enables visitors to access information about sculptures in the University’s Art Collection, unlocking additional information such as films and audio files and locating other sculpture on campus.

  • Collections of UCL Art Museum

    The collections of UCL Art Museum serve as teaching resources for a wide range of disciplines including English, Geography and Advanced Philosophy of Science. In surveys across a range of UCL disciplines, 67% of students say that object-based learning is a more effective way of learning than listening to a talk or lecture.

  • Hunterian Associates Programme

    The Hunterian Associates Programme, University of Glasgow provides an inventive platform for postgraduate researchers to share their expert knowledge with a wider public audience and to develop their experience and skills in public engagement. By developing creative ways to discuss and debate their ideas with the broader public, Hunterian Associates enhance their perspectives on their…

  • Object Based Learning for Higher Education

    Object Based Learning for Higher Education (OBL4HE) is a collaborative project between UCL Museums and University of Reading Museums. New learning resources have been developed around the combined museums’ collections, underpinned by around 150,000 digital object records. These resources are tailored to meet the needs of higher education students, and are available for other educational…

  • Arthur Silver Award

    The Museum of Domestic Design & Architecture at Middlesex University instigated the Arthur Silver Award, an undergraduate prize which encourages Art, Design and Media students to use the Museum’s collections for inspiration. The collections are an excellent resource for visual research leading to students’ own creative practice. This annual prize has substantially raised students’ awareness…

  • Object-based Learning

    Object-based Learning

    The Fitzwilliam Museum, University of Cambridge has developed a fruitful collaboration with the University of Cambridge Faculty of Education, enabling object-based learning to be embedded in the teaching of all Primary PGCE students, and subject specific Secondary PGCE students including English, Religious Studies and Modern Foreign Languages. In 2013, more than 200 students took part…


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