From Tags to Tools: Using crowdsourcing to understand and encourage engagement with cultural heritage | University of Oxford

From Tags to Tools: Using crowdsourcing to understand and encourage engagement with cultural heritage

Series
OxCrowd
Speaker
Dr Kathryn Eccles, Jamie Cameron
Event date
Event time
16:00 - 17:00
Venue
Oxford Internet Institute
Oxford Internet Institute
1 St. Giles
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 3JS
Event type
Lectures and seminars
Event cost
free
Disabled access?
No
Booking required
Required

This talk will show how a research project to understand the motivation and behaviour of volunteer art ‘taggers’ led to the creation of a new teaching resource encouraging students to engage with objects and images in cultural heritage collections, and a series of innovative and interactive public engagement events.