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Smithsonian Show & Tell | Education Metadata Meetup

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From the Education Metadata Meetup on 7/30/14 in Washington DC - Melissa Wadman and Darren Milligan talk about how the Smithsonian is using LRMI to combat the current chaotic organizational state of its educational resources.

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Smithsonian Show & Tell | Education Metadata Meetup

  1. 1. Education Metadata Meetup Show and Tell: Institutions Washington DC July 30, 2014 #metadataMU #LRMI Darren Milligan Senior Digital Strategist Smithsonian Institution, Center for Learning and Digital Access milligand@si.edu
 @darrenmilligan Melissa Wadman Manager of Program Evaluation Smithsonian Institution, Center for Learning and Digital Access
 wadmanm@si.edu
 @melissawadman
  2. 2. 1995 23.6 million physical visits to museums 72,942 digital visits
  3. 3. 1995 23.6 million physical visits to museums 72,942 digital visits 2013 30 million physical visits to museums 140 million digital visits
  4. 4. 1995 23.6 million physical visits to museums 72,942 digital visits 2013 30 million physical visits to museums 140 million digital visits Physical: 30,000,000-23,600,000 / 23,600,000 X 100 = 27.12% increase Digital: 140,000,000-72,942 / 72,942 X 100 = 191,833.32% increase
  5. 5. 1995 23.6 million physical visits to museums 72,942 digital visits 2013 30 million physical visits to museums 140 million digital visits Physical: 30,000,000-23,600,000 / 23,600,000 X 100 = 27.12% increase Digital: 140,000,000-72,942 / 72,942 X 100 = 191,833.32% increase
  6. 6. Why Internet for Edu. ( Everything) ? Reporting Year Smithsonian Non-Digital Visitors (in millions) Smithsonian Digital Visitors (in millions) Global Population using Internet (% of population) Developed World using Internet (% of population) 1995 23.6 0.1 <2 <11 2005 24.0 59.3 16 51 2010 30.2 97.2 30 67 2013 30.0 140.0 39 77
  7. 7. Pew Research Teachers Survey Report February 2013 92%: Internet has “major impact” on their ability to access content, resources, and materials for their teaching 90%: use search engines to find info 84%: use Internet weekly to find content that will engage students 80%: use Internet weekly to help them create lessons
  8. 8. based  on  The  Content  Developers  Guide  to  the  Learning  Resource  Metadata  Ini;a;ve  and  Learning  Registry,  2013    
  9. 9. Train and Share Training Workshops Training Video Virtual Tag-athons LRMI Guide
  10. 10. Thanks! Education Metadata Meetup Show and Tell: Institutions Washington DC July 30, 2014 #metadataMU #LRMI Darren Milligan Senior Digital Strategist Smithsonian Institution, Center for Learning and Digital Access milligand@si.edu
 @darrenmilligan Melissa Wadman Manager of Program Evaluation Smithsonian Institution, Center for Learning and Digital Access
 wadmanm@si.edu
 @melissawadman

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