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Cultural ICT Guide
|Role title:||Cultural ICT Guide|
|Also known as:||ICT interdisciplinary interpreter of Cultural Heritage|
|Summary statement:||The basis for the Cultural ICT Guide is flawless knowledge of content which s/he interprets to the audience/visitors and high-level familiarity with technology (ICT) used as new / innovative ways of presenting art work, exhibitions or any other form of cultural heritage.|
||The Cultural ICT Guide’s fundamental mission is the presentation of cultural heritage content through ICT tools to improve visitors experience by enhancing cultural identity awareness. A specific quality of the ICT Cultural Guide is to understand the interactivity of ICT devices or solutions favourable to attracting visitors in terms of transforming them from passive to active participants, using ICT in her/his investigative process.|
The Cultural ICT Guide works in museums, galleries, archaeological locations, historic parts of cities, natural heritages – protected areas. Usually s/he works in a team alongside ICT specialists and experts for cultural heritage, curators, art historians, education experts.
The Cultural ICT Guide can be a specially trained, museum staff (guards of exhibition spaces) that has been up-skilled to understand the technologies used and interact with the visitors.
The eCult Skills project has been funded with support from the European Commission.
This publication reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.