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2018

JME 40 – LOOKING BACK LOOKING FORWARD

The JME40 blogging project is an initiative of the Museum Education Roundtable to commemorate the publication of the 40th volume of the Journal of Museum Education. Each month, posts will expand upon the most recent JME issue; or, as appropriate, will address timely issues that have antecedents in the lengthy JME archive. Blog editors Susan Spero and Lexie Carlson would love your input! Please contact us at jme40blog@gmail.com with questions, comments, or ideas.

Yes, and… Comfort and Discomfort in Museum Guide Programs

The topic of the current and future status of museum docent and guide programs (volunteer and paid) is a frequent conversation among colleagues in U. S. museums. How can we have a corps of educators that are representative of our country’s demographics with our current volunteer-based models? How are we ensuring learner-centered teaching and dialogue in museum tours? How can … Read More