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Learning in a Museum

As educators, docents face an interesting set of challenges when teaching visitors about their collections. Namely that they have a limited amount of time with visitors. Not only do they have a short amount of time with visitors, that time is typically during a single visit.(…) I will briefly summarize how each of these are relevant in a museum setting and highlight some of the conversations we had around each of these strategies.

Conducting Research Projects in Collaboration with Teachers

Last year, I founded the TILE (Teaching Innovation and Learning Enhancement) network at the University of Dundee. It’s a network that brings people from different disciplines and sectors together to discuss issues in education and ways to overcome them using research findings. In October 2018, Dr Peter Verkoeijen came all the way from the Netherlands to give a talk on applied research in the classrooms…