E-Space Education Spotlight

Extending the use of digital content to the arena of education, in order to boost creativity and creative skills in teaching and learning…

What E-Space is Offering to the Educational Sector

Europeana Space is offering a wide range of services to the educational sector through its activities:

  • 5 examples of creative re-use of digital cultural content for education
  • a MOOC, Massive Open Online Course, to learn what you can do with digital cultural heritage, for your research, your studies, your classrooms
  • 6 thematic Pilots developing prototypes, that can be utilized also for educational purposes
  • thematic events on education and digital cultural heritage
  • a review of existing projects, environments and best practices dealing with digital cultural heritage content in an educational context

The huge amount of digital cultural heritage available in many repositories on line is a wealth of material that you can engage with, and access to re-use for teaching and learning materials that you can assemble or develop on your own…

Demonstrators

Rode Altarpiece

Rode Altarpiece

The retable by Hermen Rode of St. Nicholas’ Church in Tallinn is the focus of this demonstrator which uses very high resolution digital images. Access the Demonstrator here Download a presentation of the Demonstrator (PDF, 1.5 Mb) It is used for an educational programme in schools: Young Art Detectives The “Rode Altarpiece in Close-up” lesson… Continue Reading

Irish Folk Tales

Irish Folk Tales

The Irish Folktales demonstrator aims to promote the richness of Ireland’s storytelling tradition in an online educational context and, within the broader context of the EuropeanaSpace Project, to demonstrate the potential that cultural heritage and creative industry partnerships can have. Access here the Demonstrator The folktales are presented in a digital application, a relevant and… Continue Reading

Cavafy Poems

Cavafy Poems

A digital application comprising multiple thematic layers will be developed to showcase the work of seminal Greek poet C. P. Cavafy. The application will house digitised manuscripts of a specific number of Cavafy poems along with audio and video recordings of said poems and audiovisual commentary by leading scholars. The Cavafy digital application will function… Continue Reading

Photographic Investigation of Art Works

Photographic Investigation of Art Works

This demonstrator is based on the website ‘Closer to Van Eyck – Rediscovering the Ghent Altarpiece’ which presents the Ghent Altarpiece (1432) in visual light macrophotography, infrared macrophotography, infrared reflectography and X-radiography. In total, the website contains more than 100 billion pixels of image data, hence processing and presenting such a huge amount of data posed significant… Continue Reading

Archaeology in Cyprus

Archaeology in Cyprus

Objective of the demonstrator is the development of a holistic approach for educating people (grown ups and kids) on Monuments that are listed at UNESCO world heritage list, in Cyprus. The system uses all innovative digital heritage resources, in order to help the user, in a UX friendly way, to learn about the different phases… Continue Reading

E-Space Education MOOC

Learn how to become creative with digital cultural content. Cultural heritage is not just to contemplate, but to live with and engage with.

More information on the MOOC.

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Europeana Space has received funding from the European Union’s ICT Policy Support Programme as part of the Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme, under GA n° 621037

Project website: www.europeana-space.eu

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