- Meeting next week at 10:30am at the New Jersey State Museum
- Need cell numbers from each of you for travel forms
- How many of you drive?
Let’s go around the room and introduce ourselves; name, year, what do you hope to get from this course?
What is this class?
- 8:30 am – meet at AIMM 222
- 8:30 am to 10:00 am – Mark Thompson teaches 1st part of class in AIMM 222
- 10:00 am – Drive over to NJSM
- 10:30 am to 11:00 am – Beth Cooper introduces NJSM covering mission, history, audience and how exhibitions are realized
- 11:00 am to 12:00 pm – Jim Moss presents collections management basics with possible tour of compact storage
- 12:00pm – drive back to TCNJ
Open Content & Big Data
- Create a Google Drive presentation and name is “Design Notebook”
- Read The “Open” Economy: filling the data pipeline in TreadsWatch 2015 pp. 9-17
- Read Data is the New Oil in TreadsWatch 2014 pp. 24-31
- Read Open Content in the 2012 Horizon Report Museum Edition pp. 23-26
- Create a slide and name it “Open Content & Big Data”
- From the museum exhibition examples described in the reading, which ones do you find most interesting? Write a paragraph or two describing the exhibits and why they appeal to you.
NJSM Archaeology & Ethnography Collections
- Review the NJSM’s Archaeology & Ethnography Collection overview on their site
- Review the New Jersey State Museum New Jersey’s Original People, Cultures in Competition & A Much Moved People exhibition pages.
- Create another slide in your Design Notebook and title it “NJSM Archaeology & Ethnography Collections”
- Think about your reading on open content & big data and how it might be used to enhance the Original People, Cultures in Competition and/or Much Moved People exhibits. Write a paragraph or two outlining your ideas.
Submitting Your Work
This week’s homework assignment is due next week before class. When you’ve completed it, post a comment on this page (First Day of Class), including a link to your Design Notebook, and submit that link to canvas.