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  • Date: 01/01/2009
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Kevin von Appen, associate director of daily experience operations at the Ontario Science Centre (OSC), analyzes the participants and the impact of the 888TornotoMeetup at OSC, the first-ever YoutTube meetup organized by and held at a science museum. von Appen discusses the importance of engaging young, social media-savvy visitors ... »
  • Date: 09/01/2008
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Jennifer Corriero, cofounder and executive director of TakingITGlobal, explains how her organization uses technology to strengthen youth leadership capacity, foster cross-cultural understanding and dialogue, and increase awareness and involvement in global issues. Corriero also discusses how science centers can do similar work ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2008
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Krishna Madhaven, a NISE Net working partner and assistant professor at Clemson University in South Carolina, discusses his motivation for getting involved in NISE Net. Madhavan also explains why nanoscale science is so important and how it relates to his field of cyberinfrastructure and science knowledge in general. ... »
  • Date: 11/01/2007
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Jeff Stanford, public relations director at Orlando Science Center, explains how the Otronicon event introduces visitors to high-tech immersive media, including video games, much of which is developed in the Orlando area. The special event is an educational symposium, a series of video game tournaments, and a simulation exhibition ... »
  • Date: 11/01/2001
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Rob Semper, executive associate director at the Exploratorium, discusses the potential of the Internet to support an online museum expeience. Using his experience at the Exploratorium, Semper describes the opportunities and challenges associated with designing online content. Included are internet demographics and use statistics. ... »