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Museum Informatics: People, Information, and Technology in Museums

Week 1) Introduction

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Module 1: Digital Objects in Museums

Week 2) Information Representation and Museum Metadata

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Week 3) Museum Visitors, Online and On Site

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Hurricane Irma. We will cover Weeks 03 and 04 together on September 19.

Week 4) Mobile Technologies and Artificial Realities

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Week 5) Accessibility and Social Inclusion

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Module 2: Digital Systems in Museums

Week 6) Information Organization and Collections Management

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Week 7) User Needs and Expectations

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Week 8) Information Policy and the Post-Digital Museum

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Week 9) Digital Strategies and Disruptive Technologies

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ASIST Conference. No Synchronous Session on Tuesday, October 31.

MCN Conference. No Synchronous Session on Tuesday, November 7.

Module 3: Digital Knowledge in Museums

Week 10) Social Computing and Personalization Technologies

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Week 11) Crowdsourcing and User-Generated Content

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Week 12) Audience Engagement and the Co-Creation of Knowledge

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Week 13) The Future of Digital Culture and the Information Profession in Museums

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