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2011 AAM Online Conference - Technology, Interpretation and Education (TIE)

TIE 2011 is a multi-day, multi-session online conference that provides an interactive forum for museum professionals at all levels to explore current technology trends and practices in museum education, interpretation, exhibition, public programs, and outreach.

Date:

Archive Available

Location:

www.aam-us.org

Sponsor:

American Association of Museums

Description

Come learn how to plan for new exhibitions, visitor experiences, interpretive programs or public spaces using various technologies and media delivery techniques.

Participants will engage with technologists, education/interpretation specialists, and other expert practitioners to examine technology and new media projects that support the interpretation of collections and enhance learning experiences. TIE 2011 will highlight the MUSE Award-winning programs and projects, selected by the AAM Media and Technology Committee (M&T).

TIE 2011 attendees will be better able to plan for new exhibitions, visitor experiences, interpretive programs or public spaces using various technologies and media delivery techniques. Attendees will engage with technologists, education/interpretation specialists, and other expert practitioners to examine technology and new media projects that support the interpretation of collections and enhance learning experiences.

Schedule at a Glance:

DAY 1
  • Plenary Session: “The Horizon Report and Beyond”  by Holly Witchey
  • Session 1: “JFK50.org” Building An Educational Website
  • Session 2: “Race to the Museum” Viral Marketing On a Small Budget
  • Session 3: “Tate Trumps” Playing With Art On Your Phone
  • Session 4: “The Giskin Anomaly” Creating An Alternate Reality Game
  • Session 5: “Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello” Exploring Digital Communities
  • Session 6: “One Road Interactive” Unique Partnerships in Technology
  • Virtual “Happy Hour”: Facilitated conference recap and discussion

DAY 2

  • Session 7: “Connections” Building New Audiences on the Web
  • Session 8: “Coming of Age” Connecting Students to the Past
  • Session 9: “The Science and Technology of WWII” Viewing Technology of the Past on the Web
  • Session 10: “Textile Conversations” Making Use of Video Podcasting
  • Session 11: “What Can We Learn By Looking At Tusks? / Why Did Paleolithic People Make Cave Paintings?” Placing Visitors Inside the Narrative
  • Session 12: “A Sailor’s Life For Me” Online and Offline Learning
  • Virtual “Happy Hour”: Facilitated conference recap and discussion
To register or to learn more go to: http://www.aam-us.org/getinvolved/learn/tech.cfm


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