Learning Technology Studio: Building Capacity for Innovation

Date: 
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 to Thursday, September 30, 2021
Resource Type:
Project Descriptions
Environment Type: 
Professional Development, Conferences, and Networks, Professional Development and Workshops, Exhibitions, Museum and Science Center Exhibits
Audience: 
Youth/Teen (up to 17) | Adults | Families | Museum/ISE Professionals
Discipline: 
Technology
Organization:
Lawrence Hall of Science
Description: 

The Lawrence Hall of Science at the University of California, Berkeley, will launch the Learning Technology Studio project to improve the ability of its staff to create digital technology tools and experiences that help youth, families, and adults learn about STEM topics. The museum will design and implement a professional learning program for staff from multiple departments to build their understanding of best and innovative practices for using digital technology to support STEM learning. The program will empower a subset of staff will to collaboratively design, test, and revise technology experiences using simulations, digital media, and AR that can elevate visitor engagement and enhance learning. The museum will create an institution-wide Learning Technology Framework that captures the findings and resources developed through the project to guide long-term professional learning and collaboration in digital technology design and integration.

Funder(s): 
IMLS
Funding Program: 
Museums Empowered: Professional Development Opportunities for Museum Staff
Award Number: 
MA-40-19-0289-19
Funding Amount: 
$249,982

Team Members

Lee BishopPrincipal Investigator

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