I really like the way that multimedia interfaces enrich educational experiences, specially in museums and galleries. It’s a pity that it hasn’t been explored all that much, specially by Australian museums.
The latest interface that is featured in this weeks Communication Arts is called “Evidence: How Do We Know What We Know?”.
Here is an exert that explains its function…
” This richly layered online exhibition from the Exploratorium—San Francisco’s museum of science, art and human perception—uses current research in human development as a case study for exploring the ways that scientists use evidence in their work. It’s a multi-user, multi-lingual application that engages visitors by allowing them to examine how they construct knowledge about the world….”