Tag Archive for web 2.0

Ideum Blog is Five Years Old Today

Back in 2006, when we started blogging, we weren’t really sure where it would lead. At the time, we were interested in Web 2.0 technology and how it might be best used by the museum field. Five years, 259 posts, and 3,561 comments later, the changes we’ve seen to both the web and the museum fields have been dramatic. In March of 2006, we conducted a survey of museum blogs and community sites and found 26 sites, most of them begun within a…

Technology-Enhanced Communication for Cultural Heritage – Online Course

In January I will be teaching an online course for the Technology-Enhanced Communication for Cultural Heritage (TEC-CH) program. This online program is put together by the Universit√† della Svizzera italiana in Switzerland. I’ve been teaching an in-person version of Museums and the Social Web for the last two years in Lugano, Switzerland each fall. In my course we’ll be spending time within the online teaching environment and taking “field trips” to some of the social networking sites that museums are beginning…