News and Press: 2011

Revolutionary BadgeStack System Rewards Lifelong Skills and Community Involvement

November 12, 2011  |   LearningTimes News

Announcing the first and only standards-based system designed specifically for badge-empowered, formal and informal learning. The system rewards and recognizes skill and knowledge acquisition as well as social and professional engagement within a learning community.

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2012 International Museums & Mobile Survey Now Open!

November 11, 2011  |   LearningTimes News

Museum professionals help shape the future of mobile interpretation in the third annual Museums & Mobile Survey, a collaborative enquiry into the international museum community’s evolving perspectives, use and ambitions for mobile technology tools.

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Public Voting Open for Washington Monument Grounds Ideas

September 25, 2011  |   LearningTimes News

The National Ideas Competition for the Washington Monument Grounds is ready for the public to weigh in and vote for the “People’s Choice” favorites from among the six winning ideas selected by an independent jury last July. 

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September 11: Teaching Contemporary History - An Online Conference

July 22, 2011  |   LearningTimes News

The Smithsonian National Museum of American History, National September 11 Memorial & Museum, Pentagon Memorial Fund, and Flight 93 National Memorial offer a free online conference for designed to provide K-12 educators with resources and strategies for addressing the September 11 terrorist attacks.

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Handheld Librarian V Online Conference Expands to Include Virtual Expo

July 22, 2011  |   LearningTimes News

The Handheld Librarian V Online Conference (HHLV) announced this year's conference will feature a Virtual Expo Hall and will showcase vendors in virtual booths who support librarians as they navigate the new world of digital publishing.

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LearningTimes Announces Availability of the Results of the 2011 Museums & Mobile Survey

January 14, 2011  |   LearningTimes News

The Museums & Mobile Survey is an ongoing international research initiative that tracks the museum community’s use of and ambitions for mobile technology tools. This year’s survey received an amazing response: 738 to be precise.

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