social media

event: MCN 2011 - Hacking The Museum

16/11/2011
19/11/2011

The annual Museum Computer Network (MCN) conference brings together a community of museum professionals interested in using technology to improve their organizations and enhance the visitor experience. It is not a conference purely for technologists - it's for anyone who wants to explore exciting opportunities, and tackle the unique challenges, associated with using technology in museums. This year's theme emphasizes the growing effort among our community to encourage a culture of innovation, agility and collaboration in their organizations. [read more...]

Location

Atlanta
United States

event: Social media for the Scottish cultural heritage sector

21/10/2010 10:00
21/10/2010 16:45

You are warmly invited to an open seminar which will explore the place of social media in Scottish museums, galleries and cultural heritage organisations. This event will offer a snapshot of current social media engagement in Scotland and will explore other exciting developments with user-generated content and digital media across the sector. It will also establish a focus for future workshops and an emerging research agenda for social media and cultural heritage. [read more...]

Location

Hawthornden Lecture Theatre, National Galleries of Scotland Edinburgh
United Kingdom

job: Collections Online Project Officer (Imperial War Museum)

Application Deadline: 
02/09/2010

6 month fixed term contract.
Salary: circa £30,000 pro rata. [read more...]

tool: Flickr

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The Social of Social Media in Science

In the last few years discussions in the Digital Humanities and eScience community are more and more focusing on the concepts developed in discussions about Social Web or Web 2.0. This means the “discovery” of not only the modeling, structuring and processing of scientific content but the area of interaction and communication in which this content is generated for the question how the digital spaces can affect and serve in the scientific field. [read more...]

CfP: Slow Media

Closing Date: 
01/07/2010

Transformations Journal Call for Papers: “Slow Media”

Given the contemporary fascination with and, indeed, addiction to real-time media dispatch and commentary, what would it mean to speak of “slow media”? Dare we even think such a thing when everything around us screams of increased speed, increased bandwidth, and increased convergence? We are 24-7, we are always-on, we are connected; we are locatable, we are X/Y coordinated, we are plotted; we are status updated, we are tweet-fed, we are real-time media junkies and we don’t have time to slow down. [read more...]

event: Slow Media

01/07/2010 07:00

Transformations Journal Call for Papers: “Slow Media”

Given the contemporary fascination with and, indeed, addiction to real-time media dispatch and commentary, what would it mean to speak of “slow media”? Dare we even think such a thing when everything around us screams of increased speed, increased bandwidth, and increased convergence? We are 24-7, we are always-on, we are connected; we are locatable, we are X/Y coordinated, we are plotted; we are status updated, we are tweet-fed, we are real-time media junkies and we don’t have time to slow down. [read more...]

CfP: Designs on eLearning 2010

Closing Date: 
24/04/2010

Call for papers
The sixth Designs on E-Learning international conference in the use of technology for teaching and learning in art, design and communication will be hosted by the Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, Georgia, USA on the 15th, 16th and 17th September 2010.
Keynote speakers include Brian OliverSmith, President and CEO, Urban Planet Mobile and Reggie Smith III, President, United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA)
Conference Themes:

* Social Media and Online Learning
* The Studio and Online Education
* Assessment and Evaluation [read more...]

event: Museum Computer Network 2010

27/10/2010
30/10/2010

The Museum Computer Network 2010 Conference Program Committee is delighted to announce the call for proposals for MCN's upcoming conference in Austin, Texas, Oct 27-30, 2010.
Proposals will be accepted from April 5 - May 3.

This year's innovative program will include not just a great line-up of papers and panels on the theme of I/O: The Museum Inside-Out/Outside-In
http://mcn2010.pbworks.com/Conference-Sessions
but also a "slow un-conference" - Seizing the Tiger by the Longtail
http://mcn2010.pbworks.com/Slow+Un-conference

Check out the conference planning wiki for more details: [read more...]

Location

Austin, Texas
United States

event: Authentic Assessment in the era of Social Media: ideas and applications from Internet Communications

10/05/2010 16:30
10/05/2010 18:00

Authentic assessment refers both to the alignment of assessment with the actual outcomes of students' learning, and to the utilisation in assessment of approximations of real-world situations within which knowledgeable activity might take place. In both cases, student learning is assumed to be intimately connected with the manner in which they are assessed, and that students will be more highly motivated to learn if their assessment is authentic. [read more...]

Location

1 St Giles Oxford Internet Institute
Oxford OX1 3JS
United Kingdom
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