October 24-26, 2007
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Speakers: Biography

Speaker: Carmen Zahn


Carmen Zahn

Post doctoral research associate
Knowledge Media Research Center
Research Group
Konrad-Adenauer-Str. 40
Tuebingen Baden-Wuerttemberg
D-72072 Germany

Carmen Zahn is a post doctoral researcher working at the Knowledge Media Research Center at Tuebingen, Germany. She received her Ph.D. in 2003 from the University of Tuebingen (Department of Information- and Cognitive Sciences). Her dissertation on “Knowledge Communication by Hypervideo Technology” was funded by a grant from the German Science Foundation (DFG). Her ongoing research interests include audiovisual knowledge communication and constructivist learning both in formal and informal settings. Carmen is co-leader of the third-party funded research project "Learning in museums: the role of media for the recontextualisation of objects".

Carmen will introduce New Technologies for Learning in Museums: An Interdisciplinary Research Project. [Briefing]