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MED-CULT

Workshop Culture for web, Web for culture
12-13 December 2006. Department of Antiquities, Amman, Jordan


AGENDA
first day

Venue: Jabal Amman, Sultan AlAtrash Street


9:00 – 9:30 Registration of the participants
9:30– 9:45 Opening
9:45 – 10:15

The MINERVA activities
Antonella Fresa
In this section, the activities of the European project MINERVA (Ministerial Network for Valorising Activities in digitisation) regarding coordination of the digitisation policies and practical products will be illustrated
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10:15 – 10:45

MEDCULT partners presentations: The CULTNAT center in Egypt
Hala Barakat

10:45 11:30

MINERVA Products
Antonella Fresa
In this section, the main publications realised in the frame of the MINERVA project will be presented to offer a general framework (good practices in digitisation, technical guidelines, multiligualism and cost reduction) (http://www.minervaeurope.org/publications.htm)
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11:30 11:45 Break
11:45 12:15

WAI initiative on accessibility
Oreste Signore
In this section, the basic principle of the concept of accessibility and the Web Accessibility Initiative of the W3C consortium http://www.w3.org/WAI/, http://www.w3.org will be illustrated.
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12:15 12:45

Questions & answers

12:45 13:00

Presentation of the attendees to the workshop

13:00 14:30 Break
14:30 16:00

MINERVA tools on quality of cultural web sites: Handbooks and Principles
Pierluigi Feliciati
In this section, the publications on which the workshop is based:  'Quality Principles for cultural Web sites: a handbook' (http://www.minervaeurope.org/publications.htm, English and French versions already available, draft of the Arab version), and ‘Handbook for quality in cultural Web sites: improving quality for citizens’(english version)  will be introduced.
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16:00 16:45

Standard for quality of  cultural websites
Oreste Signore
Standards that can be useful to know when implementing a web site.
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16:45 17:00

Questions & answers

17:00 end of the first day

second day

Venue: Jabal Amman, Sultan AlAtrash Street


9:30 – 10:30

Presentation of Museum&Web (1: Tutorial and Quality control)
Pierluigi Feliciati
Museum&Web is a planning kit for a quality site for small and medium sized museums http://www.minervaeurope.org/structure/workinggroups/userneeds/prototipo/index_e.html. It gives practical information about the architecture and the content of a quality and accessible cultural web site
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10:30 – 11:30 Good practices from Egypt: the Eternal Egypt case study
Hala Barakat
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11:30 – 12:00

Break

12:00 – 13:30

Interactive analysis of quality and accessibility of cultural websites  from Jordan, using the MINERVA tools
The participants splitted in three groups supervised by one of the trainers performing an analysis of one site for each group. At the end a rapporter refereed about the results discussing with the audience.

13:30 – 15:00

Lunch Break

15:00 – 16:45

Interactive analysis of quality and accessibility of cultural websites  from Jordan, using the MINERVA tools
The participants splitted in three groups supervised by one of the trainers performing an analysis of one site for each group. At the end a rapporter refereed about the results discussing with the audience.

16:45 – 17:00

Presentation of Museum&Web (2: Models and Templates)
Pierluigi Feliciati
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17:00

conclusion of the workshop

17:00 - 17:30

Visit to the Department of Studies & research