Speaker: Kate Haley_Goldman
April 9-12, 2008
Montréal, Québec, Canada

Speakers: Biography

Kate Haley Goldman

Senior Researcher
Institute for Learning Innovation
3168 Braverton Street
Suite 280
Edgewater MD
21037 USA

Kate Haley Goldman is a Senior Research Associate at the Institute for Learning Innovation. Her work concentrates on furthering theory and practice of the use of technology for personal learning. Kate has worked on dozens of learning-based research and evaluation projects including projects at Networks Financial Institute, Disney's Animal Kingdom, Mystic Seaport, the Astronomy Society of the Pacific, the Cleveland Museum of Art and the CONNECT project, an European Union-based educational technology collaboration. She has written (with Lynn Dierking) a chapter on establishing a research agenda for virtual museum research and has published several other papers including ones on motivation in online museum visits and website evaluation methodologies. Her research priorities include investigation into the long-term impact of museum visits, the impact of changing technology on personal learning, and the nature and context of learning in online environments. Kate’s research reflects the Institute’s focus changing the world of education by understanding, facilitating, advocating and communicating about free-choice learning across the life span, working with a variety of free-choice learning institutions such as museums, other cultural institutions, public television stations, libraries, scientific societies and humanities councils, as well as schools and universities.

Kate will demonstrate Science Now, Science Everywhere: Interact and Learn More Using Your Phone. [Demonstration]