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Science Centers speech on NAMES Conference 2012 in Tunisia. Topic: "Science as Enabler of Democracy in Education"

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    Mehmet Subasi Speech 2012 - "Science as Enabler of Democracy in Education" Mehmet Subasi Speech 2012 - "Science as Enabler of Democracy in Education" Presentation Transcript

    • Science as Enabler of Democracy in Educationbilimmerkezi.org.tr NAMES 3rd GA Meeting Tunis Science City 6 December 2012 Mehmet Subaşı | Chairman, TBMV Turkish Science Centers Foundation | TBMV Hakkı Yeten Cad. Polat Tower Yanı 18/A Fulya-Şişli İSTANBUL +90 212 266 00 46 | bilimmerkezi.org.tr
    • Mehmet Subaşı... @msubasi MehmetSubasi.com Chairman of the Board | Turkish Science Centers Foundation2012-12-06 / TBMV-EDU / Science as Enabler of Democracy in Education / MSS / rev 1.0 / 14-Dec-12
    • We are the first Science Center founded in Istanbul in 1998 by a group of leading academicians, businessmen, educators and several scientific organizations. With over 100 hands-on exhibits and simulation rooms plus our daily programs and events, we offer endless exploration for children, teens and adults. Every part of science is at their fingertips, from Physics to Mind Games, Mathematics to Astronomy. Mission: All of our works purpose to inspire especially the young generation and contribute them to be creative thinkers. As we are the first science center in Istanbul, guiding and providing knowledge for science centers to be founded other cities of Turkey is our other main mission.2012-12-06 / TBMV-EDU / Science as Enabler of Democracy in Education / MSS / rev 1.0 / 14-Dec-12
    • Topic of Speech Digital Assets for Democracy in Education How is Science an Enabler of Democracy in Education? What is changing, how? throgh Digital Assets2012-12-06 / TBMV-EDU / Science as Enabler of Democracy in Education / MSS / rev 1.0 / 14-Dec-12
    • Before Starting Secretive sect? Goals, challenges, thinking2012-12-06 / TBMV-EDU / Science as Enabler of Democracy in Education / MSS / rev 1.0 / 14-Dec-12
    • Engage How many people have smart phones? Use twitter on mobile phone? Turn on your phones, look up stuff, tweet, engage2012-12-06 / TBMV-EDU / Science as Enabler of Democracy in Education / MSS / rev 1.0 / 14-Dec-12
    • #NAMES20122012-12-06 / TBMV-EDU / Science as Enabler of Democracy in Education / MSS / rev 1.0 / 14-Dec-12
    • Let’s make a dent in the universe! #NAMES2012 @msubasi: #NAMES2012 Conference: Making a big #CHANGE through Science in MENA region2012-12-06 / TBMV-EDU / Science as Enabler of Democracy in Education / MSS / rev 1.0 / 14-Dec-12
    • Topic of Speech Digital Assets for Democracy in Education How is Science an Enabler of Democracy in Education? What is changing, how? throgh Digital Assets2012-12-06 / TBMV-EDU / Science as Enabler of Democracy in Education / MSS / rev 1.0 / 14-Dec-12
    • Digital Assets are Exploding! High quality digital content available by all natural history museums worldwide -> Natural Europe project Harvard & MIT (edX), U-Penn and many more universities moving class material online & Offer Free Online Courses Many more fragmented digital assets all over the web (or worst digital but not on the web)2012-12-06 / TBMV-EDU / Science as Enabler of Democracy in Education / MSS / rev 1.0 / 14-Dec-12
    • Digital Assets are Changing Science Education Invest in Digital Assets Let the curiosity in children live without any barriers2012-12-06 / TBMV-EDU / Science as Enabler of Democracy in Education / MSS / rev 1.0 / 14-Dec-12
    • But, Digital Assets need a structure! Digital Assets need Investment mainly in 1+4 areas: Digitalization (capturing all available assets professionally) Information Design - Organizing & Categorizing (Meta data) Creatively Packaging Segmentation is a necessity & is possible in the Digital age (esp. age segments; 0 to 6 years) Localization and Cultural Perspective - Connecting the dots with tradition2012-12-06 / TBMV-EDU / Science as Enabler of Democracy in Education / MSS / rev 1.0 / 14-Dec-12
    • Science “Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life. ” - Immanuel Kant2012-12-06 / TBMV-EDU / Science as Enabler of Democracy in Education / MSS / rev 1.0 / 14-Dec-12
    • Trends in Science Centers & Science Education Forget all the old technics, Science Centers are Changing2012-12-06 / TBMV-EDU / Science as Enabler of Democracy in Education / MSS / rev 1.0 / 14-Dec-12
    • Trends in Science Centers & Science Education Digital Mindset2012-12-06 / TBMV-EDU / Science as Enabler of Democracy in Education / MSS / rev 1.0 / 14-Dec-12
    • Engage in Social Media Facebook (share pictures, quotes, small knowledge sniplets) Youtube (All your exhibits and events should be profesionally videotaped) Twitter (Communicate with community) Slideshare (For older age segments, be a thought leader on science topics) Linkedin (For older age segments, be a thought leader on science topics) Let the curiosity in children live without any barriers2012-12-06 / TBMV-EDU / Science as Enabler of Democracy in Education / MSS / rev 1.0 / 14-Dec-12
    • Expand the visitor experience through Mobile First move; form visitor interfaces to visitor experience – a story, a plot Mobile apps to engage with the exhibit - extend the user experience beyond science center visit Mesh mobile app with other digital assets Let the curiosity in children live without any barriers2012-12-06 / TBMV-EDU / Science as Enabler of Democracy in Education / MSS / rev 1.0 / 14-Dec-12
    • But, don’t forget Importance of Facilitators: Most of the times humans inside the center is more important than the exhibits Therefore, mix digital engagement with physical engagement Let the curiosity in children live without any barriers2012-12-06 / TBMV-EDU / Science as Enabler of Democracy in Education / MSS / rev 1.0 / 14-Dec-12
    • 4 issues: Creative Front Tell Stories, form visitor interfaces to visitor experience – a story, a plot Design & animations are extremely important, especially for lower ages (0-6 yr.) Animators in the team is becoming a must (creating good quality digital assets on the go) Invest in small details (devil lies in details) Invest & put creativity in new technologies: Avatars, 3D, Multi-touch Screens Let the curiosity in children live without any barriers2012-12-06 / TBMV-EDU / Science as Enabler of Democracy in Education / MSS / rev 1.0 / 14-Dec-12
    • 4 issues: Use Gamification to put more fun in Science Give points and specific badges to kids (and attached promotions for Science Center) For visiting the center For enrolling in classes and special events For watching all exhibits online For Facebook competitions - most comments on certain time For twitter competitions – topic based Let the curiosity in children live without any barriers2012-12-06 / TBMV-EDU / Science as Enabler of Democracy in Education / MSS / rev 1.0 / 14-Dec-12
    • 4 issues: Clash of the Titans in Digital World Universities High Schools Science Centers There needs to be better coordination & integration Differentiation: Science & Innovation education has to be experimental & flexible and have area for testing, being2012-12-06 / TBMV-EDU / Science as Enabler of Democracy in Education / MSS / rev 1.0 / 14-Dec-12
    • 4 issues: Act NOW, Be FAST! Manage Creativity Not Content! Shape the market before it shapes you! Stop Trying to Be Perfect and Start Being Remarkable!2012-12-06 / TBMV-EDU / Science as Enabler of Democracy in Education / MSS / rev 1.0 / 14-Dec-12
    • For our secret sect... The future is so bright, we need to wear sunglasses!2012-12-06 / TBMV-EDU / Science as Enabler of Democracy in Education / MSS / rev 1.0 / 14-Dec-12
    • Questions & Ideas Questions Ideas2012-12-06 / TBMV-EDU / Science as Enabler of Democracy in Education / MSS / rev 1.0 / 14-Dec-12
    • You can find the presentation at: www.slideshare.net/msubasi | www.MehmetSubasi.com @msubasi Thank you for your time...2012-12-06 / TBMV-EDU / Science as Enabler of Democracy in Education / MSS / rev 1.0 / 14-Dec-12
    • Mahatma The things that will destroy us are: politics without principle; pleasure without conscience; wealth without work; knowledge without character; business without morality; science without humanity; and worship without sacrifice.2012-12-06 / TBMV-EDU / Science as Enabler of Democracy in Education / MSS / rev 1.0 / 14-Dec-12