Title Digital Extra
Project Number -2008-1-SE1-LEO05-00424
Project Type Transfer of Innovation
Marketing Text Is it possible for staff in museums, archives and libraries to be an active and creative part of the digital world? Is it possible for a librarian to make digital exhibition on the web? Of course it is. Digital Extra aims to make a synergy between the competences within the ALM- and VET-sector and the ICT-sector in order to make an E-learning tool for people working in the sectors.
Digital ExTra stands for Digital Exhibition Training. The project is sponsored by the Swedish National Agency through the Leanardo da Vinci program. It is based upon the transfer of innovation of studies carried out within the eTEN funded project ECMADE www.ecmade.net
The project has its starting point in the needs of small to medium-sized museums and archives for creating digital exhibitions on the internet and addresses the main reasons for a lack of cultural heritage related eContent being produced today.
•A lack of sector specific training opportunities for personnel within the ALM, VET and in cultural heritage tourism and ICT/media sectors.
• The economic barriers for the production of digital material.
• A lack of synergy between the needs of the cultural sectors and the knowledge of the ICT media sector.
The aim of the Digital ExTra consortium therefore is to create a sector specific training course with associated e Learning resource material for professional personnel in the cultural sector and vocational trainees.
The course and on-line resource is divided into two levels:
1. A basic course for ALM, tourist agencies, and VET institutions.
2.An advanced course for experts in cultural institutions and from ICT/media
The main emphasis will be on the transfer of existing skills to a new media.
The training course will be broad and will cover
Web design, communication and navigation, eLearning from a museum perspective
Digital rights management − the legal and copyright implications of web publishing
Digital image processing, digitally preserving historical material
Requirements for disabled visitors and minority groups
Front end and back end technical solutions
Opening archives to a broader public
Mobility of expertise in this area and the european dimension
Open and distance learning
Access for disadvantaged
Information and Communication
Professional, Scientific and Technical Activities
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation
material for open learning
open and distance learning
Product information A Digital Extra course will give you access to a broad pedagogical material in order to make reflections how to produce an digital exhibtion and also the technical tool to make your exhibition public.