Object Oriented – Episode 1 – The Digital Lens in Museum Education

Below is a re-post from Object Oriented, the new podcast series launched this week, developed in collaboration with my colleagues at The Field Museum and the California Academy of Sciences. Please check it out and help spread the word!

Object Oriented – Episode 1 – The Digital Lens in Museum Education: Distraction or Extension?

This episode of Object Oriented explores the ideas of digitally-enabled public thinking. It includes short excerpts from the @MMMooshme interview with reporter Clive Thompson on Digital Memory, recorded at AMNH, and then explore examples from youth programs.

This podcast is hosted by Eve Gaus, (Digital Learning Manager at The Field Museum), Rik Panganiban (Senior Manager of Digital Learning at the California Academy of Sciences), and Barry Joseph (Associate Director of Digital Learning at the American Museum of Natural History).

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00:00 – 01:25 Teaser – What do you see?
01:26 – 2:15 Introduction
2:16 – 15:30 The Digital Lens: Distraction or Extension (in museum halls)
15:30 – 23:55 The Digital Lens: Distraction or Extension (in museum programs)
23:56 – 32:52 News of the Future, with Elizabeth Merritt
32:52 – 34:18 Follow us

—x—x— show notes —x—x—

The Mooshme interview series with Clive Thompson can be found here.

Dispatches from the Future of Museums: Sign up here for their weekly email, and see below for links to this episode’s stories:

  • “Our schools all have a tragic flaw; Silicon Valley thinks it has the answer” (link)
  • “Tour a Digital Art Gallery Curated by an Avatar” (link)
  • “This is How We Will Experience Storytelling in the Future” (link)
  • “Microsoft’s HoloLens headset is absolutely incredible” (link)

Blog: http://objectoriented.info
Twitter: @ooriented

Follow the hosts individually at @gauseve, @mmmooshme, and @riktheranger.

Subscribe to the podcast on Stitcher and iTunes.

About Barry

The Associate Director For Digital Learning, Youth Initiatives at the American Museum of Natural History.
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