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Category: Lifelong Learning

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

Pea flowers at the Field of Mars

A walk around the Field of Mars Environment Education Centre with Steve Papp and Pat Spiers last week revealed a plethora of native flowers of many colours and shapes, including pea flowers - all perfect for a field study of pollinators.

By: Sue Lewis, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 14 Sep 2010

Students speak for biodiversity

As part of the 2010 International Year of Biodiversity 180 students from 11 high schools gave oral presentations about their biodiversity learning projects in the theatrette at the Australian Museum.

By: Ms Helen Wheeler, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 07 Sep 2010

Video Conference - Web to Classroom

After the success of the Web to Classroom video conference we decided to run this event again. During that workshop teachers were shown time-saving tips for using the Museum's website via video conference.

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 06 Sep 2010

What's in the Box - Bookings open for 2011

After a very busy year with over 500 Museum in a boxes travelling around NSW, it's time to open up the bookings for 2011.

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 06 Sep 2010

First Web to classroom video conference for teachers

Educators showed teachers time-saving tips for using the Museum's website with students.

By: Ms Helen Wheeler, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 03 Aug 2010