#musetech: Informal and lifelong learning


Dana Allen-Greil, National Archives, USA

When it comes to technology we are all perpetual students. This research paper will investigate the ways in which professionals and students learn about principles and trends in museum technology, with the aim of enhancing learning throughout the field.

The paper will:

investigate whether a canon of foundational texts about museum technology is being developed and by whom
identify which sources and modes of communication are deemed most effective for staying abreast of the latest research and trends in museum technology
interrogate the processes currently in place for training the next generation of museum leaders on the purposes and philosophies of museum technology

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