Fwd: activities during upcoming DIA visit

Jess Mitchell jess at jessmitchell.com
Fri Aug 21 17:18:48 UTC 2009



Begin forwarded message:

> From: Kevin Muise <kmuise at sfu.ca>
> Date: August 20, 2009 2:56:04 PM EDT
> To: Alison Benjamin <radiocontrolled at gmail.com>
> Cc: Jess Mitchell <jess at jessmitchell.com>
> Subject: Re: activities during upcoming DIA visit
>
> Hi Alison,
>
> I'm not sure if I should be replying to the whole list of people on  
> the email or just you. ... I'll leave it to you and Jess to share.
>
> It would be great to do one or two visitor go-alongs... (see link to  
> paper). This way we can get a picture of the museum space as  
> experienced by families. (I used this method within a previous  
> museum project, and it provided some insight into how groups  
> interacted with each other, the space, and the artifacts.
>
> Not sure if you can fit this in (it wouldn't necessarily require  
> visitor staff)
>
> Cheers,
> Kevin
>
> Street Phenomenology  The Go-Along as Ethnographic Research Tool http://www.allacademic.com//meta/p_mla_apa_research_citation/1/0/5/9/2/pages105920/p105920-3.php
>
> (see page 3)
>
>
> On 20-Aug-09, at 11:47 AM, Alison Benjamin wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> Today our team had a chance to talk about what we want to accomplish
>> at the DIA next week and came up with more ideas and a possible
>> schedule. (This is CC'd to our designers in Vancouver because they'll
>> be paying close attention to our visit). I sent a little note
>> yesterday to Jennifer about this this but this is a more detailed
>> follow-up to keep everyone in the loop.. DIA friends, please send us
>> your thoughts.
>>
>> Cheers
>> Alison
>>
>> Thursday
>> - Get a tour of the DIA space, facilities, services, activities
>>
>> - meeting with Paul Noll (IT) & Christina (TMS expert) and possibly
>> emsix (Website contractor) (they haven't been contacted yet to  
>> confirm
>> availability)
>>
>> - microengagement project (Family Fitting room inspired kiosk) (need
>> Jennifer, Amy, David, Swarupa)
>>
>> Friday
>> - microengagement project (Family Fitting room inspired kiosk)   
>> cont'd
>> (need Jennifer, Amy, David, Swarupa)
>>
>> - sandbox/projectroom discussion
>>
>> - Walking through mapping wireframes and getting feedback (from
>> Jennifer, Amy, David)
>>
>> - possible user testing of mapping wireframes
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Aug 19, 2009 at 5:03 PM, Alison
>> Benjamin<radiocontrolled at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi Jennifer,
>>>
>>> Hope you're doing well.
>>>
>>> In terms of what our side would like to accomplish next week, there
>>> are a few things. I was wondering if we could set up 2 meetings -  
>>> one
>>> with Paul Noll to discuss the DIA's IT infrastructure & one with
>>> Christina Gibbs to discuss TMS - would that be Ok?
>>>
>>> It would be great if we could have a tour of the gallery space if  
>>> there's time.
>>>
>>> We'll need to have conversations that to further solidify the
>>> direction we're taking with the DIA micro engagement project. I'm  
>>> not
>>> sure how we want to structure conversations around this... But we  
>>> will
>>> have wireframes to share with you folks that worked on since past
>>> teleconferences.
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Alison
>>>
>

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