Speaker: Kevin Walker
April 11-14, 2007
San Francisco, California

Speakers: Biography

Kevin Walker

London Knowledge Lab
23-29 Emerald Street
WC1N 3QS United Kingdom

Kevin Walker is a researcher at the London Knowledge Lab, which combines two schools of the University of London – the Institute of Education, and Birkbeck School of Computer Science and Information Systems. He undertakes research, consultation and design in the US, UK and internationally related to museums, mobile learning, the developing world, physical computing, and learning design.

He is co-editing Digital Dialogues: Personal Technologies and the Museum Experience, to be published in 2008 by Alta Mira Press. He writes a regular column for Educational Technology magazine. He also has more than 10 years experience designing interactive museums exhibits and web sites, including five years as Senior Software Designer at the American Museum of Natural History in New York.

He holds a BA in Anthropology and Mass Communications from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Masters in Interactive Telecommunications from New York University. A PhD is in progress at the Institute of Education, London. His background also encompasses graphic design and journalism.

Kevin will present Visitor-constructed Personalized Learning Trails. [Paper]