Informal Learning is Connection
By Ellie Louson
This is the second post in the Informal Learning at State blog series that explores the spaces for informal learning at MSU. While several definitions of informal learning exist, this series will include learning experiences that are non-curricular and accessible to the public.
What Would You Say You Do Here? Science Gallery Detroit.
One of the questions we get a lot is “what is the Hub?”
“Can you help me figure out how to make a video for my class?” Yes, we can connect you to people who are very good at this.
“I need to re-design the curriculum for my program to draw more students.”
Zaria Contejean – Science Gallery Mediator Profile
In many museums, docents share knowledge about artwork or special exhibits with museum visitors. These docents receive training or are particular experts on certain movements or styles. For Science Gallery International, the docent role is transformed in several ways. First, the role is staffed by young people—the same people who are in Science Gallery’s target audience of 15-25-year-olds.
Manna Chowdhury – Science Gallery Mediator Profile
When Manna Chowdhury first became aware of the Detroit Science Gallery mediator position for the HUSTLE exhibit, it was because of a class she was enrolled in, while still in high school. After reading the mission statement and realizing that the mission of Science Gallery’s dedication to public engagement with science and art,
Science Gallery Lab Detroit Open Call: DEPTH
Science Gallery Lab Detroit is currently seeking proposals for DEPTH, an exhibition that will explore the power and complexities of water. Proposals are welcome from MSU faculty, students, and staff, as well as the broader community. You don’t have to be an artist or a scientist to submit,