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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

Renovation!

After nearly a quarter of a century the Museums Mineral Gallery has had a face lift.

By: Glenn Ferguson, Category: At The Museum, Date: 18 May 2010

Web2spider at Ermington Public School

Despite the cold weather the students found a number of golden orbs, leaf-curl spider, black house spiders (Badumna spp), Araneus species and others.

By: Sue Lewis, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 18 May 2010

This week in Fish: Nemo look-alike and many new pages

And you thought last week was a big one ... it's been another huge week for the website with 62 new 'assets' being added including a fabulous image of a 'Nemo look-alike' and some short FAQs on the collection.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 14 May 2010

Websites for teaching science

Want to learn more about science? Apart from our great website (!) here's six other sites recommended by Mashable for teaching science, including iTunes U - a site worthy of further investigation.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 14 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