Producing interactive digital media based exhibitions to engage students with cultural heritage

Danks, M., Rodriguez Echavarria, Karina, Griffiths, Richard and Arnold, David (2007) Producing interactive digital media based exhibitions to engage students with cultural heritage In: International cultural heritage informatics meeting (ICHIM07), 24-26 Oct 2007, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Abstract

This paper describes the processes and outcomes from the production of an interactive exhibition devised for the Brighton Fishing Museum by post-graduate students, offering the opportunity to understand not only the museum environment and collection but also its purpose in the community as a place of and for learning. The final outcome is a sophisticated cocktail of user generated multimedia content in symbiotic relationship with the pre-existing live exhibition of artefacts housed in the museum. The conclusions drawn highlight the importance and value of activity- and game-based learning. It demonstrates the power of media production in its creation and final implementation as a learning tool within a museum environment, as well as its ability to engage young audiences with Cultural Heritage.

Item Type: Contribution to conference proceedings in the public domain ( Full Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Interactive television, storytelling, cultural heritage, new learning, multimedia, user generated content
Subjects: V000 Historical and Philosophical studies
Faculties: Faculty of Science and Engineering > School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics > Interactive Technologies
Faculty of Science and Engineering > School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics > ICT and Cultural Heritage
Depositing User: Helen Webb
Date Deposited: 28 Nov 2007
Last Modified: 03 Feb 2016 14:01
URI: http://eprints.brighton.ac.uk/id/eprint/3310

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