Participation as a Model the Canadian Heritage Information Network
The presentation at VSMM’06 will consider concepts related to the participatory culture that is developing throughout the Internet. It will also look at some of the ways in which CHIN has been taking up participatory applications to further the goals of its 1200 member institutions and respond to public expectations. With online projects such as the Virtual Museum of Canada (VMC), Community Memories, Agora and the Knowledge Exchange come new challenges that question established business models, learning patterns, the public sphere and collective memory.
Keywordsdigital cultural content participation collaboration education museum virtual exhibit audiences and change
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