Archive for the 'Mobile' Category

Mobile Technology, Oral History and the 9/11 Memorial

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

I have published a new paper in Preservation, Digital Technology & Culture titled “Mobile Technology, Oral History and the 9/11 Memorial: A Study of Digitally Augmented Remembrance.” Below is the abstract and the article can be downloaded from the publisher site. I also have made a pre-print available here. I would like to thank the […]

Does Place Affect User Engagement and Understanding?

Tuesday, July 10th, 2012

Below you will find a pre-print for the forthcoming article in the Journal of Documentation: Does Place Affect User Engagement and Understanding? Mobile Learner Perceptions on the Streets of New York (co-authored with Debbie Rabina). ABSTRACT Purpose: The aim of this research project is to uncover if place-based learning can increase learner engagement and understanding […]

Lauch Party!

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

I am pleased to announce the launch party this Friday for German Traces NYC. Pratt did a very nice press release on the project, and we just released an introduction video for the project: I will also be presenting the research related to the project at the GreyLit Conference (December 6, 2011 at the Library […]

GeoStoryteller and the Goethe-Institut

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

My colleague Debbie Rabina and I received funding from the Goethe-Institut—the Federal Republic of Germany’s cultural institution operated worldwide—to complete research and development on the GeoStoryteller project. GeoStoryteller is a mobile, augmented reality application that brings library and archival collections to the streets to enhance student learning and promote historical understanding. The first application of […]