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  • Date: 01/01/2011
    Resource Category!: Conference Proceedings
    New mobile device features and the growing proportion of visitors carrying mobiles allow the range of museum exhibit design possibilities to be expanded. In particular, we see opportunities for using mobiles to help exhibits scale up to support variable-sized groups of visitors, and to support collaborative visitor-visitor interactions. Because ... »
  • Date: 12/12/2005
    Resource Category!: Mass Media Article
    During the last annual conference of ECSITE (European Collaborative for Science and Technology Exhibitions; Helsinki, June 2005), for the first time two discussion sessions were devoted to explainers, the innumerable people – young students mainly – who welcome visitors at exhibitions, museums and festivals, who animate laboratories and science ... »
  • Date: 12/21/2005
    Resource Category!: Peer-reviewed article
    In this paper I use the concepts “understanding of science” and “appreciation of science” to analyze selected case studies of current science communication in Denmark. The Danish science communication system has many similarities with science communication in other countries: the increasing political and scientific interest in science ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2011
    Resource Category!: Conference Proceedings
    This poster was presented at the April 2011 workshop, Engaging and Learning for Conservation. It describes the eBirding citizen science program, including its methods, findings and conclusions. ... »
  • Date: 11/15/2011
    Resource Category!: Conference Proceedings
    This is the first volume of the annual proceedings for the Games+Learning+Society (GLS). The GLS conference is a premier event for those from both academia and industry interested in videogames and learning. The GLS conference is one of the few destinations where the people who create high-quality digital learning media can gather for a serious ... »
  • Date: 07/27/2011
    Resource Category!: Research and Evaluation Instruments
    Illuminated Verses explored issues of traditional culture and modernity, as well as differences and diversity within the Islamic world, and offers an interpretive bridge to these content areas for both scholarly and general audiences. Through a symposium and a series of pre-events leading up to that program, Poets House and CityLore explored ways ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2011
    Resource Category!: Conference Proceedings
    For document visualization, folding techniques provide a focus-plus-context approach with fairly high legibility on flat sections. To enable richer interaction, we explore the design space of multi-touch document folding. We discuss several design considerations for simple modeless gesturing and compatibility with standard Drag and Pinch gestures ... »
  • Date: 05/01/2005
    Resource Category!: Conference Proceedings
    Museums and galleries collect more visitor data today than ever before. But how much of it gives us real insight into visitors motivations, behaviour, experiences and responses? And how much of it simply ticks a box on a funding form? Commissioned by some of the UK’s leading institutions, including Tate, The British Museum, V&A and the ... »
  • Date: 03/09/2011
    Resource Category!: Reference Materials
    Open Exhibits held a Design Summit bringing together 30 professionals from the field to help guide future development. The Design Summit was convened in Corrales, New Mexico near the design studios of Ideum, the principal organization of Open Exhibits. It was held March 9th to 11th of 2011. Attendees came from large and small science centers, ... »
  • Date: 04/01/2011
    Resource Category!: Conference Proceedings
    This poster was presented at the April 2011 workshop, Engaging and Learning for Conservation. Shirk explores different models, outcomes, and design considerations. ... »