Category Archives: Session Proposals

Session Proposal: Cameras in the Gallery

THATCamp notes taken during this Session can be found at ow.ly/b1czR Session Proposal Yielding to the omnipresent┬ácamera phone, most museums have had to change their no-photography policy (although still enforced in special exhibitions). Museums even encourage taking photos, featuring them … Continue reading

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Session Proposal: Permanence and Digital Media Proposal Valerie Clark

Archives and special collections used to hold documents and books. Then archives expanded to maintain photographs, film, video and sound. These additional materials are less permanent than documents. After the 1990s or thereabouts, digital media enter the archive. If the … Continue reading

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Session Proposal: History on the Hoof (Mobilizing History)

While commercial applications of virtual reality explode on your mobile screen, the history potential of the smart phone valiantly struggles to catch up. The Digital Humanities team of Kathleen Hulser and Steve Bull have been experimenting with history on the … Continue reading

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Session Proposal: Confronting Controversial Tour Groups

What are some things you can do, when you happen to hear a tour group leader spouting some blatantly inaccurate information at their participants? Whether it’s a creationist group visiting the evolution wing of a museum, or an Official museum … Continue reading

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