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Category: Museullaneous

Museum Studies and the Nature of Museums Today

Some notes and commentary from this article published in Volume 30, Number 1 edition of the Exhibitionist. Thanks to Gretchen Jennings for passing it on and to the seven respondents in the article for their considered comments which I’ve shamelessly borrowed! 

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 20 Oct 2011

Let’s Get Real Research Report

Culture24 released this report in September 2011 looking at ‘How to Evaluate Online Success’. Authored by Jane Finnis, Seb Chan and Rachel Clements, it has some great information and findings. Here’s some of my takeaways. 

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 20 Oct 2011

ASTC 2011 Presentation

Online delivery at the Australian Museum, Sydney - my talking points for the ASTC 2011 conference.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 17 Oct 2011

The Open and Learning Museum Conference

Attended this conference held in Tampere, Finland, on 11-12 October. Here's some links I promised to post. 

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 15 Oct 2011

A mobile app in development

A case study from Finland: Presentation by Leenu Juurola, Museum of Technology (Tekniikan museo) Finland, at the Open and Learning Museum Conference, Tampere, Finland, 12 October 2011. My edited selection of Leena’s PowerPoint slides are reproduced here with permission.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 15 Oct 2011

Sample Sizes in Visitor Surveys

I often get asked how many people should we be sampling. How do you work this out?

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 13 Oct 2011

Museum Mascots

It's #MuseumMascot day on Twitter - say whaaat?? 

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 13 Oct 2011

Behind DangerOz: what did we learn?

DangerOz was a long time in development. A few false starts, a couple of staff changes, Government tendering and contractual requirements all combined to slow this project down. However, we learned a great deal along the way so thought I’d share some reflections. 

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 30 Sep 2011

Our website redesign – user testing results

We tested some designs with a sample of users the other week. This is what we found. 

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 28 Sep 2011

Behind DangerOz: Developing the app

The whys and hows of producing DangerOz, the Museum’s very first iPhone app. 

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 26 Sep 2011