Designing for meaningful visitor engagement at a living history museum

CIOLFI, Luigina and MCLOUGHLIN, Marc (2012). Designing for meaningful visitor engagement at a living history museum. In: NordiCHI '12 Proceedings of the 7th Nordic conference on human-computer interaction: making sense through design. Association for Computing Machinery, 69-78.

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This paper presents an interactive installation designed to facilitate and support visitor engagement in a living history museum. Little research thus far has explored how interaction design can bring added value to living history museums, although they present great potential for participation, interactivity and engagement. We discuss the design rationale for the prototype installation we have developed for a living history museum called Bunratty Folk Park, and present exemplars of empirical data showing how the system merged into the site facilitating an engaging experience for a particular category of visitors.

Item Type: Book Section
Research Institute, Centre or Group: Cultural Communication and Computing Research Institute > Communication and Computing Research Centre
Identification Number: 10.1145/2399016.2399028
Depositing User: Luigina Ciolfi
Date Deposited: 24 Jan 2013 13:48
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2013 13:48

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