Museum Affinity Spaces: re-imagining inclusive learning through virtual museums

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Stefania Savva, Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus

This presentation will focus on the development of the MAS project, an empirically based, pedagogically-driven research initiative entailing plans for a platform of museums/galleries and learning institutions such as schools and universities to connect to form partnerships in order to enrich classroom experience and overcome limitations related to physically attending a museum and other outdoor activities. The overall aim of the MAS project is to grant students with opportunities to gain experience of museums and cultural heritage beyond national boundaries and enhance their literacy repertoires by adhering to a theoretical framework incorporating understandings of technology-enhanced museum learning as a multiliteracy practice. 

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