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Grundtvig Learning Partnership - Zeitgeist 2010-2012
Between August 2010 and July 2012, 6 organisations cooperate in EXARC under the name Zeitgeist. This refers to is "the spirit of the times" or "the spirit of the age." About 70 times, someone from one of the members in this group will visit another member.
The Zeitgeist partners are:
Hunebedcentrum (NL), Coordinator
Archäologisches FreilichtMuseum Oerlinghausen (DE)
Bronzezeithof Uelsen (DE)
Camp d'Aprenentage de la Noguera (CAT)
Fortidslandsbyen Landa (NO)
Our concrete objectives:
|•||We characterise our adult visitors and theirneeds and interests. Understand what visitors expect before arrival, what we intend to teach them and if this culminates in a successful visit.|
|•||Analyse the usage and possibilities of& live .|
|•||Develop an approach to serve repeated visits.|
|•||Defining a good offer for 'pre-visit' and 'post-visit' for our public (information and knowledge).|
|•||Create a long lasting network regarding lifelong learning in archaeological open air museums.|
|•||an on line forum for the members of Zeitgeist|
|•||an on line visitor survey system, made and used and evaluated|
|•||a glossary of common terms for archaeological open air museums in several languages|
|•||a handbook / reader on the application of new media in archaeological open air museums, old crafts and reaching & teaching the adult public|
|•||a handbook / reader on storytelling and adult didactic methods applied to archaeological open air museums|
1 - 09/2010, the Netherlands: A work meeting to get things right
2 - 01/2011, Catalonia: Workshop of craftspeople. A class on new media and reaching / teaching the public, taken by outside experts. Defining the relevant topics of working with adults of which common terms need to be translated in our languages.
3 - 07/2011, Norway: Class on storytelling for guides, adult didactic methods. Agreement on how to do visitor analysis and use the results in updating our adult didactics. Discussion adult education seen from our visitors, guides, and those not visiting.
4 - 10/2011, the Netherlands: Halfway Project evaluation: is all in time? What about the results? International heritage fair, including demonstration, how to get information across: authenticity, being a teacher and an actor all in one.
5 - 02/2012, Germany: Follow up class on new media, about old crafts and reaching & teaching the public. Feedback from partners, follow up on storytelling. Project evaluation: is all well in time? What about the results? Important: joint meeting with the EXARC network.
6 - 07/2012, the Netherlands: Closing meeting, end evaluation. Workshop of craftspeople: , demonstration & interpretation
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