Museums and the Web 2005
Speakers: Speaker Biography
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Speakers from around the world present their latest work at MW2005.

Stephen Brown

De Montfort University
Knowledge Media Design
Portland 2.3a
The Gateway
Leicester Leics
LE1 9BH United Kingdom

Stephen Brown is Professor of Learning Technologies and Director of Knowledge Media Design at De Montfort University, UK, and President of the UK Association for Learning Technology. His career includes course design, research and tutoring for the Open University, Head of Distance Learning for BT Training, Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professor in Engineering Design, Director of the International Institute for Electronic Library Research at De Montfort University and Senior Technology Adviser to the JISC funded Technologies Centre. At the Open University he worked on the design of the UKs first educational interactive video disc. At BT he pioneered and established the use of CD based training. At De Montfort University he directed a number of successful JISC and EU funded research projects, led the development of the Electronic Campus and successfully led a major bid for JISC funds to develop one of the first Managed Learning Environments in the UK. He has directed 10 major R&D projects with total funding of over 3m from a variety of public and private sources. These include IBM, BT, Hulton Getty, RTE, the Home Office, Department of Trade and Industry, Department for Education and Employment, the British Library, the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Hunt Museum, JISC, HEFCE and the European Commission. He is currently directing the JISC/AHRB ICT Awareness and Training for Arts and Humanities Research project.

Stephen will present Adding Value To On-line Collections For Different Audiences.
Stephen will present Cutting edge prototyping: paper based user trials.