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ICHIM07 brief notes from Wednesday

October 25, 2007

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Briefs: In a ICHIM07 session entitled “In-Museum engagement” I’m watching CIMAD/EPOCH – A Framework for Developing Customized Multi-channel Cultural Heritage Services. With a background in research of poor learning from museum experiences they are working to create applications that are meaningful onsite. He asks, what is the role of the technology? To provide an infrastructure […]

Adaptive processes to promote social interaction in museums

October 25, 2007

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Karen Tanenbaum and Kevin Muise are presenting a very good paper on adaptive processes for guides working with families to promote social interaction (link). They undertook an ethnographic study of families visiting museums (primarily natural history) and then identified three challenges (opportunities surely) and developed 2-axis taxonomies for each of these which they applied to […]

Multiple perspectives for collective sharing

October 25, 2007

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In a ICHIM07 session entitled “In-Museum engagement” Liam Bannon and Palmyre Pierroux are presenting MUSTEL: Framing the Design of Technology-Enhanced Learning Activities for Museum Visitors. This is part of a kaleidoscope project about technology enhanced learning. Liam is talking about the need for a multitude of perspectives: technology exploration; collaborative learning; exhibition design etc. But […]

Digital information making history first person singular

October 25, 2007

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Ian Wilson is the Librarian and Archivist of Canada. His talk is “To hold infinity in the palm of your hand” (from William Blake). The talk is about the opportunity and challenges of internet and search engine (eg google). The challenge is primarily one of stewardship and the relationship with business models. He says that […]