Thriving in the Knowledge Age: New Business Models for Museums And Other Cultural Institutions

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AltaMira Press, Jan 1, 2006 - Business & Economics - 264 pages
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Thriving in the Knowledge age provides an entirely new way of envisioning the business model for your cultural institution.

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I recently read this as part of a work-related book club selection and was so glad that I did. Well written and interesting to read I found myself staying up late just to read one more chapter ... Read full review

About the author (2006)

\John Falk is internationally known for his investigations and writings about free-choice learning including Learning from Museums (AltaMira Press, 2000) and Lessons without Limit: How Free-Choice Learning is Transforming Education (AltaMira Press, 2002). Prior to founding and directing the Institute for Learning Innovation, he held several senior positions at the Smithsonian Institution including Director, Smithsonian Office of Educational Research and Associate Director, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center. Falk serves on the national board of the National Postal Museum, the editorial board of the journals Curator, Journal of Museum Education and Science Education, and is a member of several national advisory commissions. Beverly Sheppard assumed the position of President and CEO of Old Sturbridge Village in June 2002. Sheppard is the author of two publications referred to widely in the museum field: Building Museum and School Partnerships and Museums, Libraries and the 21st Century Learner, both of which address the educational mission of museums and the strengthening of that mission through collaboration.

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