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A heads up re the upcoming June HISTORY + MEMORY issue of Museum Education Monitor (MEM).
This issue will focus on ongoing museum education research, resources, and professional development related to HISTORY + MEMORY, including reminiscence work, difficult histories, re-presenting the past, sharing authority, history of our field, and so on.
To assist these efforts, MEM continues to offer a free introductory one-year subscription to any student in a museum education-related course or program. One year complimentary subscriptions are also available to currently unwaged museum educators. Visit http://www.mccastle.com/Public/MEM.aspx for details or get in touch as below.
To share what you're doing with others around the world, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org that includes:
- name of project
- research question(s) [no more than 50 words, please]
- how the data will be presented
- principal researcher(s)/ evaluator(s)
- site(s) where research is being conducted
- time span
- contact information
- key words/labels to describe the project [no more than 4 or 5, please].
See FORUM: Research and Resources in Museum Education at http://forum.mccastle.com/ for examples of past listings.
All listings are free of charge and displayed in their language of origin. Deadline for the June HISTORY + MEMORY MEM is Friday June 15.
For more information about this call or to discuss your research, please get in touch as below. I look forward to hearing from you!
M. Christine Castle, Ph.D.
Editor, Museum Education Monitor
Whitby, Ontario, Canada
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(As always, please excuse cross-postings. I try to extend the call as widely as possible. Inevitably many of us are subscribed to several electronic discussion lists related to museum education. For those who are, your patience is appreciated. CC