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By Author: Dr Lynda Kelly

Student learning in museums

Here's a list of published references and web links that address student learning in museums.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 06 Dec 2011

Behind DangerOz: Version 1.1

Building on what we learned about mobile apps as well as customer feedback, I am happy to announce the release of DangerOz version 1.1.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 29 Nov 2011

Millennials and museums

Who are these elusive people and why should museums care??

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 29 Nov 2011

Crocodile exposed

After a top effort by all, the restoration of our oldest display case (starring our reptilian friends) has finally been unveiled!

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: At The Museum, Date: 11 Nov 2011

Parents and kids use of social media

Been asked by Serena, our Manager of Members, if we have any data about use of social media by parents and kids. I've found a little but keen to hear of any more...

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

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