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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...

From Bäckedal, the philosophy of Folkbildning in Sweden

The Swedish National Council of Adult Education
Swedish folkbildning is the collective name for the activities conducted by the country’s folk high schools and study associations in the form of courses, study circles and cultural activities. Folkbildning is a part of the liberal non-formal educational system. Every year, several million Swedes participate in folkbildning activities...

An Arena to Excel: Inquiry-Learning and Outdoor Education for Students with Special Needs

Christina Schindler (US)
A unique relationship has been found between inquiry-based learning, outdoor education and success for all students, which is detailed in the following paper. Parkerscreek Primitive Technology structures their demonstrations around the principles of inquiry-based learning to provide a rewarding experience for all children...

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...

Evaluation methodologies for archaeological museums and sites

Laia Pujol-Tost (GR)
The discussion about different possibilities of ICT devices for open-air museums (see Heritage Presentation and New Media in Cultural Heritage settings) is useless or at least heads for a half failure if we do not know what visitors expect from a visit and/or if they are satisfied with the current experience. This is what evaluations are aimed at...

Heritage Presentation and New Media in Cultural Heritage settings

Laia Pujol-Tost (GR)
What can ICT contribute to improve their offer? Information Society is the name given to a new socio-economical phase featured by a major connectivity, access to bigger quantities of information, mobility and individualization. As they have always done, museums try to respond to these transformations by adapting their communication strategies and even their role...
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