Speaker: Allison Farber
April 9-12, 2008
Montréal, Québec, Canada

Speakers: Biography

Allison Farber

Museum Educator
Museum of Jewish Heritage
36 Battery Place
New York NY
10280 USA

Allison Farber is a Museum Educator at the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust where she combines her interest in Jewish life with her ongoing work in education, technology, design, and research. She develops the Museum’s education-related new media projects as well as other educational content. Prior to joining the Museum, Allison produced interactive games for teaching young people life skills at a New York based non-profit organization. Allison’s past jobs have included creating mobile video and web content for Sesame Workshop, teaching pre-school in Budapest, Hungary, and developing new educational technologies in partnership with children at the University of Maryland’s Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory.

Allison will present The Living Museum: Supporting the Creation of Quality User-Generated Content. [Paper]