Prof. Garbin, Unit Head of SorSU – Sports, Culture and Arts, and Dr. Mariano join Museum Management Training Year 3 in Baguio City

Along with 120 participants (50 institutions) across the country, Sorsogon State University (SorSU) – Sports, Culture and Arts Unit, headed by its Unit Head, Prof. Oliver F. Garbin, with Dr. Sharon D. Mariano (CoTEdM faculty member), joined the Museum Management Training (MMT) for HEIs Year 3, with the theme: “𝘔𝘶𝘴𝘦𝘶𝘮𝘴 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘝𝘪𝘳𝘵𝘶𝘢𝘭𝘪𝘵𝘺: 𝘌𝘴𝘵𝘢𝘣𝘭𝘪𝘴𝘩𝘮𝘦𝘯𝘵 𝘰𝘧 𝘝𝘪𝘳𝘵𝘶𝘢𝘭 𝘛𝘰𝘶𝘳𝘴 𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝘚𝘜𝘊𝘴 𝘪𝘯 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘗𝘩𝘪𝘭𝘪𝘱𝘱𝘪𝘯𝘦𝘴,” a collaboration between Museo Kordilyera and the Social Science Research and Extension Institute (SSREI) of the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB), which was funded through StudyPH Program by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), from July 19-23, 2023, at DBP Training Complex, Baguio City.

A five-day training event, Museum Management Training Year 3 (MMT3) project is comprised of insightful activities and relevant plenary sessions. Day 1 of the training focused on the 𝘚𝘶𝘣𝘮𝘪𝘴𝘴𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘰𝘧 𝘔𝘶𝘴𝘦𝘶𝘮 𝘊𝘰𝘯𝘵𝘦𝘯𝘵 and 𝘈𝘴𝘴𝘦𝘴𝘴𝘮𝘦𝘯𝘵 𝘰𝘧 𝘛𝘦𝘤𝘩𝘯𝘪𝘤𝘢𝘭 𝘊𝘢𝘱𝘢𝘤𝘪𝘵𝘺 𝘰𝘧 𝘔𝘶𝘴𝘦𝘶𝘮 𝘗𝘢𝘳𝘵𝘪𝘤𝘪𝘱𝘢𝘯𝘵𝘴, whereas Day 2 highlighted 𝐏𝐥𝐞𝐧𝐚𝐫𝐲 𝟏: 𝐇𝐨𝐰 𝐭𝐨 𝐃𝐢𝐠𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐳𝐞 𝐌𝐮𝐬𝐞𝐮𝐦 𝐂𝐨𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐎𝐧𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐞 𝐄𝐱𝐡𝐢𝐛𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬, which included a 𝘙𝘦𝘷𝘪𝘦𝘸 𝘰𝘧 𝘞𝘦𝘣𝘪𝘯𝘢𝘳𝘴 (𝘠𝘦𝘢𝘳 2 & 3), 𝘗𝘳𝘦𝘴𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘰𝘧 𝘚𝘢𝘮𝘱𝘭𝘦 𝘔𝘶𝘴𝘦𝘶𝘮 𝘞𝘦𝘣𝘴𝘪𝘵𝘦𝘴, 𝘚𝘤𝘢𝘯𝘯𝘪𝘯𝘨 3𝘋 𝘈𝘳𝘵𝘪𝘧𝘢𝘤𝘵𝘴 (𝘣𝘺 𝘨𝘳𝘰𝘶𝘱), & 𝘈𝘱𝘱𝘭𝘪𝘤𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘰𝘧 3𝘋, 𝘚𝘤𝘢𝘯𝘯𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘰𝘧 𝘈𝘳𝘵𝘪𝘧𝘢𝘤𝘵𝘴 (𝘣𝘺 𝘨𝘳𝘰𝘶𝘱𝘴) as well as 𝐏𝐥𝐞𝐧𝐚𝐫𝐲 𝟐: 𝐇𝐨𝐰 𝐭𝐨 𝐃𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐥𝐨𝐩 𝐚 𝐌𝐮𝐬𝐞𝐮𝐦 𝐖𝐞𝐛𝐬𝐢𝐭𝐞: Technical Requirements in Website Hosting by Dr. Lee Javellana (Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, UP Baguio); Application 1: Using WordPress (Ms. Mailyn Laguindino (CORDITEX Project, UP Baguio); Application 3 (online): Using OMEKA by Dr. Cristina Juan and Jorge Juan (School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London).

Meanwhile, Day 3 featured 𝐏𝐥𝐞𝐧𝐚𝐫𝐲 𝟑: 𝐇𝐨𝐰 𝐭𝐨 𝐔𝐬𝐞 𝐚 𝟑𝐃: 𝐌𝐚𝐭𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐩𝐨𝐫𝐭 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐚 𝟑𝐃 𝐕𝐢𝐫𝐭𝐮𝐚𝐥 𝐓𝐨𝐮𝐫 – Matterport Camera Training: How to Create 3d Virtual Tours Using Matterport and Matterport Technical Services Parts 1 & 2. On the other hand, Day 4 discussed 𝐏𝐥𝐞𝐧𝐚𝐫𝐲 𝟒: 𝐇𝐨𝐰 𝐭𝐨 𝐔𝐬𝐞 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝟑𝟔𝟎 𝐃𝐞𝐠𝐫𝐞𝐞𝐬 𝐂𝐚𝐦𝐞𝐫𝐚: Demo Training on how to use the 360 Degree Camera by Mr. Arnold Amores (MMT3 Technical Team) as well as a Fellowship Dinner and Cultural Night among the participants. Lastly, Day 5 centered on 𝘍𝘦𝘢𝘵𝘶𝘳𝘦𝘥 𝘔𝘶𝘴𝘦𝘶𝘮𝘴 𝘗𝘳𝘦𝘴𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯𝘴 𝘰𝘧 𝘍𝘪𝘯𝘢𝘭 𝘖𝘶𝘵𝘱𝘶𝘵 and 𝘍𝘦𝘦𝘥𝘣𝘢𝘤𝘬 𝘧𝘳𝘰𝘮 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘗𝘢𝘳𝘵𝘪𝘤𝘪𝘱𝘢𝘯𝘵𝘴 activities.

Relatively, according to MMT3, its 3rd training project intended to gather educators, HEI/SUC leaders, and LGUs to enable their respective museums to (1) create digital content for museums; (2) produce a virtual museum tour; and (3) enhance online cultural learning and promote educational tourism, as it is geared to ensure and safeguard university museums from being compelled to perish into oblivion nor resolve from having to cease operations occasionally to its educators, students, and the public during the pandemic. (SorSU PIO)