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New Free Online Museum Studies Course

The University of Leicester, in England, is launching the first MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) in Museum Studies. The introductory Museum Studies course will cover areas such as the purpose of museums; engaging new audiences; and the role museums can play in areas such as social justice, health and well-being. The course has been developed with the National Museums of Liverpool. The six week course requires two hours per week; registration is open now, and the course begins June 1.