• Game-based learning and digital technology at the Cleveland Museum of Art

    Course Hack Session 4 – 3:20pm-5:10pm
    Jennifer Foley, Director of Interpretation, Cleveland Museum of Art
    Seema Rao, Director, Intergenerational Learning, Cleveland Museum of Art

    Join educators to learn how the museum employed game structures to facilitate visit learning. Explore the interactives in the museum’s new interactive gallery called Gallery One, which includes eight game-based interactive and connects to the museum’s new app, ArtLens. Discover the educational underpinnings of these visitor engagement tools. Discuss ways that these tools can be used in game-based public.

    Participants intending to join this workshop should download and install ArtLens prior to TCG2013.

    Seema Rao leads the team of educators offering engaging studio experiences, developing interpretive content for new media, and teen programs. With more than a decade of museum experience, Seema holds a Master’s degree in South Asian Studies from University of Wisconsin, Madison and a Master’s degree in Art History from Case Western Reserve University.

    Jennifer Foley leads the Interpretation team, focusing on interpretation of the museum’s collection in the galleries, through public programming, and the creation of interpretive content for the museum’s new iPad app, ArtLens. She came to the CMA in July 2012 after five years as an educator at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond, Virginia, and has held positions with the Humanities Council of Washington, DC and the National Endowment for the Humanities. She holds a Ph.D. in Southeast Asian art history from Cornell University.

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