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Semester 2 Week 4 Blog Post

Reflect on your own project’s marketing, audience development and engagement strategies (as appropriate).  Gaia and I have a fairly developed idea of our audiences. We have characters in mind–a young Spanish backpacker, an elderly grandparent of an excitable digitally-minded youngster–that we intend to design our exhibit for in different ways, targeting different groups of people […]

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Semester 2 Week 2 Blog Post: Evaluation

Blog Prompt: Effective evaluation is a crucial part of any project. How do we measure the success of an activity? How can we capture hidden impacts? Who should be involved?What are the challenges that your particular project may face? Sketch out an evaluation strategy for your project and comment on the plans of at least one […]

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Week 9 Blog, Week 8 Blog Task

The most useful part of the Skills Assessment exercise was definitely the feedback my group received. However that’s the task for next week so I don’t want to use up all my good material! Another thing that was helpful was being able to learn from the previous informal pitch session, as well as being able […]

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Week 8 Reflection; Week 10 Blog Task

This blog reflection will focus on Koula Charitonos et al.’s article, “Museum Learning via Social and Mobile Technologies: (How) Can Online Interactions Enhance the Visitor Experience,” from the British Journal of Educational Technology 43, no. 5 (2012): 802-819. This article was particularly relevant to my group’s theme–key issues for museum in the digital age. Our project at […]

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Reflective Blog Week 5

This week my blog task is to reflect on the readings for this week in relation to our set theme – engagement with musical instrument collections. For this task I read the essential readings as well as Sarah Deters’ Paper, “The History and Future of Public Programming at Musical Instrument Museums Edinburgh,” from Music in Art 39, […]

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Reflective Blog Week 3

The case study I chose relevant to the St. Cecilia’s hall brief is the Ralph Stanley Museum in the US. This museum is a museum of folk artist Ralph Stanley’s music and life, as well as a center for ‘Mountain Music’ or Appalachian folk music. Ralph Stanley would be most known for writing the song […]

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Reflective Blog Task Week 2

In Team Roles at Work, Belbin states group work is based on “roles within a team where the assumption of duties and responsibilities depends on a measure of self-discovery combined with a perception of the needs of the team as a whole,” which accurately reflects our St. Cecilia’s research group. Each of us has different strengths […]

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Reflective Blog Week 2 Assignment

My name is Veronica Wilson and I’m doing my MSc by Research in Collections and Curation at the University of Edinburgh! I’m originally from Carnation, WA (Close to Seattle) USA! I went to undergrad at Tulane University, a campus known for its 50% rate of sexual assault among female undergrads and being the #1 party […]