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

Slavko Milekic

Assoc. Prof. of Cognitive Science & Digital Design
University of the Arts
Art Education & Art Therapy
320 South Broad St.
Philadelphia PA
19102 USA

Slavko Milekic holds a medical degree (Belgrade School of Medicine) as well as Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology (University of Connecticut). His research interests include development of alternative ways of interacting with digital content, the psychology of human/computer interaction and building of WWW-based tools for knowledge transfer. Dr Milekic's innovative, child-friendly digital environment (KiddyFace) has been already implemented in a museum setting. He is the co-author and principal interface designer for the "Theory of Language", a CD ROM-based text published by the MIT Press. Slavko Milekic has received several grants from the Lemelson National Program in Innovation, Invention and Creativity for teaching academic courses in the area of psychology of human/computer interaction.

Dr. Milekic is frequently leading workshops on the educational uses of technology and human/computer interface design. He has been engaged as a consultant for the development of digital tools for art education by a number of institutions including the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Dallas Museum of Art, Please Touch Museum, Phoenix Art Museum and Cleveland Museum of Art. He currently holds the position of an associate professor of Cognitive Science & Digital Design at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia.

Slavko will present Attentive interfaces for museum/gallery content.
Slavko will present Crit Room - Session 2.