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Adult Education in Archaeological Open-Air Museums – a reader

Dorothee Olthof (NL)
In an average archaeological open-air museum there is a lot to do and see for children and there are plenty of programs for school groups. The kids can grind cereals, bake bread, help in the garden, make bracelets out of various materials or try to make fire without matches (...) Excellent! But why are the matching programs for adults so rare?

Why use video for communication

Nadine Lemmers (NL)
There are several reasons for using video as a communication medium. It is a mature, cost effective, highly desirable part of the package and video brings in traffic. If you have videos you can share them through social media, video-sharing websites and embed them into websites...

Setting goals in social media

Charlotte S.H. Jensen (DK)
These notes are written by Charlotte S.H. Jensen from Nationalmuseet in Copenhagen (DK) and translated for Zeitgeist & OpenArch, two EU Cooperation Projects in EXARC. Charlotte was a speaker at the conference "Bringing archaeology to life - New ways to reach the public" which took place in Borger (NL), in October 2011...

What’s New in Archaeology - communication techniques and modern technology

Sebastian Buks (SE),
Jan Hendrik de Bruin (NL)
Virtual Heritage: how we can combine the past and modern technology and Communication Techniques of the Future, are the two presentations given at the Zeitgeist & OpenArch meeting in October 2011. Augmented Reality, Layar, Game Based Learning, The surface technology...

Archeon (NL)

Founded in 1994, Archeon covers 10,000 years of human development in the Netherlands. From hunter-gatherers in the Stone Age and farmers in the Bronze and Iron Ages, through the Roman period and right up to everyday life in 1340 AD, “Archaeo-interpreters” show what life was...

Hunebedcentrum (NL)

Lying on the Hondsrug in Borger, in the North of the Netherlands, the Hunebedcentrum takes you back to prehistoric times and shows you the lives of the first farmers in Drenthe. They constructed impressive monumental tombs and the remains of 54 of them can still be seen...

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