AARNet was a project partner with the Powerhouse Museum, the Australian Centre for Astrobiology at UNSW and the Australian Centre for Field Robotics at the University of Sydney for the development of the Mars Lab (a recreation of the Mars landscape and a robotics lab inside the Museum). Here, Museum educators are using Zoom videoconferencing to connect students in classrooms at several schools across New South Wales to some of the ‘one way ticket to Mars’ candidates for a Q&A…watch the video for an example of the high quality experience Zoom video conferencing delivers for all participants. Zoom simplifies access to videoconferencing for schools because it is firewall friendly and easily accessible from all classrooms within a school and most importantly, it’s easy for teachers to use.
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Aug 9, 2017
The answer is Identifiers. AARNet is involved in activities in both the eResearch and GLAM (Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums) communities that involve connecting identifiers in order to unlock significant opportunities for enabling research collaboration and data sharing across Australia and internationally, and, building rich discovery layers to Australia’s cultural...
Jul 24, 2017
VALA has a 40 year history and a well-earned reputation for breaking new ground in supporting library technology practice and increasingly, galleries, libraries, archives and museums (GLAM) technology practice. This year, from 12-14 July, VALA held its first ever “Tech Camp” and around 100 technologists from the GLAM sector gathered in Melbourne...
Oct 28, 2016
Technology has opened the door to new forms of research and the interpretation of research material increasingly involves new tools and skills, such as software, modelling, and informatics. This intersection of computing and the disciplines of the humanities has created a new, diverse landscape for exploration and research: the emerging...