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Category: Museullaneous

Inspiring the Technological Imagination: the Future of Museums and Libraries in a Digital Age

Here's a great resource about musuems and libraries in the digital world.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 31 May 2010

USA Trip 2010: Impressions from a land far far away

Been travelling in the States. First to Washington to present the George Brown Goode Memorial Lecture at the Smithsonian (talk titled How Web 2.0 is Changing the Nature of Museum Work), then to the American Association of Museums Conference in Los Angeles (presentation titled The Museum’s new website: transforming educational audiences). Here’s my notes/impressions of the state of our sector.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 28 May 2010

Museum visitors and learning identities

My thesis investigated adult museum visitors’ learning identities. Here’s some of what I concluded in my thesis about identity based on my extensive doctoral research.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 19 May 2010

How has identity been described in a museum context?

Second post about identity outlining what has been written about identity in the museum context.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 19 May 2010

What is identity?

Attended a talk by John Falk about identity and thought might be useful to post some of the literature I reviewed in my thesis about identity generally.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 19 May 2010

Who is the public? A talk by John Falk

Who is the Public? Research in Identity in Museums, a talk by John Falk, Oregon State University, 18 May 2010.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 19 May 2010

The Museum's website and educational audiences

Participated in a panel session called Transformations in Experiential and Cultural Learning at the recent 2010 American Association of Museums (AAM) Annual Conference. Here's the gist of my talk including relevant links.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 13 May 2010

The dinner table

People love to sit around a table and share - whether it's a meal, a conversation over coffee, a bunch of papers to discuss, maps to pore over, photos to compare - we do this around a table. Why not at a museum too?

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 13 May 2010

How do Sydneysiders use social media?

This is a further post on our investigations into how people are actually using social media sites. This outlines a very preliminary analysis of a survey of 1,000 Sydney adults aged over 18 years.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 12 May 2010

How do Australian Museum visitors use social media?

Having found that Australian Museum visitors used social networking sites, how are they actually using these? Are they passive users or actively engaged?

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 08 May 2010