MuseumMobile

Media & Technology on the Go

Evaluation-led Mobile Experience Design

At the MCN conference in Portland in November, I presented some of the research I’ve been doing on new approaches to mobile experience design. Sheila Carey from the Canadian Heritage Information Network kindly put together a panel for the conference on “Making the Call: Evaluating Mobile Projects in Museums” that pulled my work together with […]

An Audio Tour Review: Warhol at the De Young

This week’s podcast is aimed primarily at students in the Online course on Mobile Interpretation for Museums developed for TEC-CH Online, Università della Svizzera Italiana, Lugano, though it also provides pointers on what to look for in an audio tour for anyone developing a museum audio tour. Students are asked to create a case study […]

Audio Tours 101: Writing the Rules

This week kicks off a mini-series of podcasts on the basics of audio tours: their history and fundamental principles; the role of technology and theatricality in their evolution; the primacy of the story and the question of who gets to tell it. In this first podcast, Chris Hardman, founder and Artistic Director of Antenna Theater, […]