Teaching the Cultural Heritage of Kazakh People in Higher Education by Means of Extracurricular Activities in Museums

By Gulbakyt Shashayeva, Zharilkasyn Zhappasov and Naziya Tasilova.

Published by The International Journal of Critical Cultural Studies

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Currently, much attention is being paid to spiritual and cultural heritage of nations. In recent years, cultural policies in Kazakhstan have been promoted the material and spiritual heritage, both within the country and at an international level. Efforts have been directed to the preservation of these values in museums and specialized institutions, as well as to their cultural transmission in educational programs in colleges and universities. This paper presents some of these policies and shows the vital relation between the work in cultural heritage preservation developed in museums and educational processes. It also inquiries into how these relations might be made more productive by means of Information and Communication Technologies. In this regard, the archaeological museum materials are the means of the cultural heritage of both material and spiritual values, which is an important factor in education.

Keywords: Archaeology, Cultural Values, Education, Historical Heritage, Museum, Young Generation

The International Journal of Critical Cultural Studies, Volume 14, Issue 2, June 2016, pp.11-22. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Published online: March 31, 2016 (Article: Electronic (PDF File; 577.178KB)).

Gulbakyt Shashayeva

PhD Student, Department of Religious and Cultural Studies, Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Almaty, Kazakhstan

Zharilkasyn Zhappasov

Dean of Faculty for Pre-College Education, Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Almaty, Kazakhstan

Naziya Tasilova

Docent and Candidate of Historical Science, Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Almaty, Kazakhstan