"A little gem of a place ..."
Research on education, interpretation, p.d., and visitor studies in
small- to medium-sized museums, galleries, historic sites, science
centres, urban or rural - are you, your colleagues, or your students
doing any work in this area?
We are compiling a list of such projects for the OCTOBER issue of MUSEUM
EDUCATION MONITOR (MEM). If you would like yours to be included, please
send an e-mail to [log in to unmask] that summarizes:
- name of project
- research question(s) [no more than 50 words, please]
- principal researchers
- site(s) where research is being conducted
- time span
- contact information
- key words to describe the project [no more than 4 or 5, please]
Deadline for submissions for this issue is *Friday, October 7, 2005*.
Projects listed in the most recent issue of MEM (AUGUST 2005) include:
- Quetzalcoatl, E.T., and Archaeological Distinction: Memory and
Identity in the Narration and Consumption of Mexican Archaeological
Sites (Teotihuacan and Tula) (Mexico/USA)
- What did you learn at the museum today? - Second Study (UK)
- Art and the Emotional senses: New approaches to museum education (UK)
- Agricultural dioramas: their past present and future (UK)
- Evaluation of the Arthur and Rochelle Belfer National Conferences for
- Evaluation of Advanced Explainer Training at the New York Hall of
- Revealing the Invisible Universe: From Nanoscope to Telescope (USA)
To receive a complimentary copy of the August 05 MEM, please contact the
editor at the address below.
M. Christine Castle, Ph.D.
Editor, Museum Education Monitor
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