One-day seminar: September 9th 2008
"Interactive multimedia - an empowering tool for heritage"
Museums, archives & libraries, reaching out through the web & interactive multimedia
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Sorry, but due to heavy demand and restrictions on space, we are no longer taking bookings for the seminar on September 9th.
Please contact us if you wish to be included on the waiting list or wish to be informed of future seminars.
The day includes:
Interactives? Multimedia? Why and how!
Richard Gray, Footmark Media
Creating online learning resources for schools
Jo Roberts, Education Service, Bedford Museum and the Cecil Higgins Art Gallery
Interactives and Multimedia - what the funders are looking for
Fiona Talbott, Head of Museums, Libraries and Archives at the Heritage Lottery Fund
Keeping the focus on the user
Martin Bazley, Online audience advocate, ICT4Learning and Chair, E-Learning Group for Museums, Libraries and Archives
What to think about before you start
Wendy Earle, Online Education Manager, BFI
Interactive resources in the classroom: opportunities & pitfalls
Deborah Jarman, The Inspiration Exchange
Virtual Archaeology in Southampton Museums
Duncan Brown, Curator of Archaeology, Southampton City Council
Question and answer session
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- Experienced speakers offering guidance, ideas and case studies.
- Many of the topics for discussion have been chosen by museum staff.
- Beautiful medieval venue located in the heart of Southampton.
- Lunch and an opportunity to network with your peers.
- Great value for money.
- A chance to explore the medieval walls
Museums, libraries and archives hold an amazing depth of resource material for creating exciting interactive learning and multimedia projects, and web and multimedia technology enables us to make them accessible for even relatively small budgets.
This seminar provides practical ideas on how to create a more interactive multimedia and learning-rich experience for visitors. Whether the audience is lifelong learners, local schools, an online community or a visitor in a gallery, multimedia and interactivity has an impact on experience and learning. Pre and post seminar interactives will be available online for attendees to explore.
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Dates: Tuesday 9th September
Times: 10.00 am to 4.30pm
Prices: £45.00 +VAT per person, including lunch
Limited places available: Due to the beautiful medieval venue this one-day seminar has limited places.
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On receiving your booking form we will confirm your place and send you an invoice.
If for any reason the seminar is cancelled you will be refunded your payment. If you wish to cancel your ticket you will be refunded your payment minus £4.00 booking fee.
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Venue address: Tudor Merchant’s Hall, Westgate Street, Southampton, UK
Note: The seminar takes place upstairs in the hall. Unfortunately because the hall is a listed building there is no disabled access. There is also no parking directly outside of the hall.
By car: Southampton is easily accessible from the East and West by the M27 and from London and the M25 via the M3. To reach the hall it is recommeneded that you take the M271 onto the Western Esplanade rather than drive through the centre of Southampton in rush hour.
Parking: There is parking on metres down Bugle Street close to the Tudor Merchants Hall and parking available at Albion Place. There is also plentiful long stay parking in the West Quays shopping centre.
Train: The venue is 10 minutes walk from Southampton Central station, see www.southwesttrains.co.uk with frequent trains from the West, East and London. There is a free bus to the West Quays shopping centre from outside platform 4 which runs every 10 minutes. The venue is then a short walk from the shopping centre.
Ferry: The Red Funnel ferry or catamaran from the Isle of Wight docks just 3 minutes walk from the venue.
Air: Southampton airport receives flights from major UK cities including Belfast and Edinburgh, the Channel Islands, and from Dublin, France and northern Europe. For airlines see www.southamptonairport.com. Book early for cheap offers.
A taxi from the airport to the venue takes approximately 30 – 45 minutes in rush hour, 20 minutes outside rush hour, and costs approximately £16.00. The bus takes 50 minutes. Southampton Airport Parkway station is a couple of minutes' walk from the airport with a direct line (the London - Weymouth line) to Southampton Central, and takes about 10 minutes. For train times see www.southwesttrains.co.uk
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