Museums and the Web

An annual conference exploring the social, cultural, design, technological, economic, and organizational issues of culture, science and heritage on-line.

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Bringing Visitors into Design

Type: 
Workshop
Tech Level: 
No specialized technical skills needed
Date & Time: 
Apr 6 2011 - 1:30pm
Location: 
Commonwealth A2

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Archives & Museum Informatics EIN: 77-0708617; GST / BN 887978914

Description

In this half-day workshop we'll explore three fun methods for involving your museum visitors at the conceptual design phase ...

Situating Cultural Technologies Outdoors: Design Methods for Mobile Interpretation of Rock Art in Rural Britain

Keywords: 
participatory design
Keywords: 
mobile
Keywords: 
digital interpretation
Keywords: 
design methods
Keywords: 
user experience
Keywords: 
outdoors
Abstract: 

Mobile development and technology is the now, the here, the cutting edge. Rock art, or ‘cup and ring’ marks – Neolithic and Early Bronze Age carvings in stone – is the past. Here then may be the greatest contrast between the old and the new, the immutable and the ever changing.

Type: 
Paper - in formal session

Bringing Visitors into Design and Design into the Visitor Experience

Keywords: 
user experience
Keywords: 
participatory design
Keywords: 
design methods
Abstract: 

Involving users in the design process has been shown to increase buy-in, reduce mistakes down the line, and increase overall return-on-investment. True user-centered design involves those users as stakeholders from the very beginning, during the concept and ideation phase.

Type: 
Workshop - full or half day
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