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Category: Lifelong Learning

A new history trail for students

Seven historically significant sites within walking distance, in the heart of Sydney, have launched a new program, 'A History Trail' for Stage 1-6 students.  

By: Ms Helen Wheeler, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 08 Feb 2011

Question Everything?

So suggests David Truss... 

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 04 Jan 2011

Australia Day Debate in January 2011

On the 23rd January 2011, at 2.30pm, the Museum will host an Australia Day Debate. You can listen to the speakers, Sam Watson and Nigel Parbury, debate whether the 26th January is the most appropriate date to celebrate our national identity. You will also have the opportunity to ask them your own questions.

By: Ms Helen Wheeler, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 20 Dec 2010

Koori Art Expressions exhibition launch

The Koori Art Expressions exhibition was launched by dignitaries at the Australian Museum on the 1st December 2010. The exhibition will be open until 31st January 2011.

By: Ms Helen Wheeler, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 14 Dec 2010

Mobile Learning at the Smithsonian

"As with all things mobile, mLearning is cranking up at the Smithsonian"

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 01 Dec 2010

Professor Stephen Heppell: Learning and technology Part 2

My second lot of quick notes from Stephen’s parallel session at the Museums Australia 2010 conference. Note – these have been cut and pasted from Twitter so are very brief!

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 30 Sep 2010

Professor Stephen Heppell: Learning and technology

My quick notes from Stephen’s talk at the Museums Australia 2010 conference

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 30 Sep 2010

2010 Horizon Report Museum Edition: Commentary on technologies to watch

This is the third and final post about the 2010 Horizon Report: Museum Edition which considers technology use in museum settings. This post provides commentary on the technologies to watch identified in the report.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 25 Sep 2010

2010 Horizon Report Museum Edition: Commentary on significant challenges

This is the second of three posts about the 2010 Horizon Report: Museum Edition which considers technology use in museum settings. This post provides commentary on the six significant challenges identified in the report.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 25 Sep 2010

2010 Horizon Report Museum Edition: Commentary on the key drivers

“The Marcus Institute for Digital Education in the Arts (MIDEA), the museum-focused branch of the New Media Consortium (NMC), released the 2010 Horizon Report: Museum Edition. This specially-focused edition of the annual Horizon Report series considers technology use in museum settings. The report identifies and describes six emerging technologies that will likely have a significant impact on museum education and interpretation in the next one to five years.” As with the earlier Horizons report, it’s so full of information and ideas that have done three posts, with this first one discussing the four key trends they have identified.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 25 Sep 2010