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Recorded Masterclass: Facilitating Discussion and Inquiry using Objects Online

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In this recorded masterclass led by guest teacher Jo-Anne Sunderland Bowe, you are encouraged to discover different ways of using object-based learning to facilitate online discussions.
Overview
This 90 minute recorded masterclass includes three practical examples of how to facilitate a discussion online using different stimulus.  Participants are invited to reflect on their experience through a reflexive practice activity.
The class is split into three parts; in the first part of the session we will examine the history and context to of object-based learning (OBL); we will then explore three approaches to working with objects online and finish with a participant-centred activity, providing attendees an opportunity to share ideas and experiences their own practice.
Once you have signed up, you will receive a link to the recording along with the slides. Set aside 90 minutes to complete the course and make sure you have a notebook, pen and paper.

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In this recorded masterclass led by guest teacher Jo-Anne Sunderland Bowe, you are encouraged to discover different ways of using object-based learning to facilitate online discussions.
Overview
This 90 minute recorded masterclass includes three practical examples of how to facilitate a discussion online using different stimulus.  Participants are invited to reflect on their experience through a reflexive practice activity.
The class is split into three parts; in the first part of the session we will examine the history and context to of object-based learning (OBL); we will then explore three approaches to working with objects online and finish with a participant-centred activity, providing attendees an opportunity to share ideas and experiences their own practice.
This class will:
  • Explore the context and background to OBL
  • Examine the benefits of using OBL as a pedagogical tool
  • Understand how to use OBL with learners online / in person
  • Developing inquiry routines using OBL online / in person
By the end of the session, participants will be able to:
  • Describe key features of OBL for use in museum learning
  • Apply this knowledge and understanding in using OBL with learners in person / online
  • Understand when and how to apply different inquiry techniques / facilitation skills using OBL
Once you have signed up, you will receive a link to the recording along with the slides. Set aside 90 minutes to complete the course and make sure you have a notebook, pen and paper with you.
Jo-Anne Sunderland Bowe is director of Heritec Limited, a UK-based heritage education consultancy which works on European collaborative projects. Jo-Anne has a keen interest in exploring new research methodologies and creative practices in the museum and heritage sector, particularly around object-based learning and creative and critical thinking. She has extensive experience as a project manager, researcher, trainer, educator, evaluator and facilitator in the museum and heritage sector, working with a number of different organisations.
Jo-Anne has a degree in History and Archaeology at the University of Durham and has an MA in Cultural Heritage Studies from University College London. Jo-Anne is a AHRC Funded-TECHNE PhD candidate at the University of Roehampton (Media, Culture and Languages).  Her interdisciplinary research project in applied linguistics, museum studies and education focusses on object-based learning, language learning opportunities and the value of museum visits for ESOL (English for speakers of other languages) learners.