New Media Technologies: Proposing An Integrated Approach

April 1st, 2007 | RESEARCH

The author reflects on the use of some media channels to disseminate information about astronomy. He states that there is a striking absence of regularly maintained blogs hosted by major astronomical institutions. He asserts that social networking sites offer a quick and efficient channel for dissemination of content to a younger audience. He offers information on Second Life, the most popular non-game-based virtual community.


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Aaron Price, Author, Tufts University


Identifier Type: issn
Identifier: 1539-1515

Publication: Astronomy Education Review
Volume: 6
Number: 1
Page(s): 171

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Audience: General Public | Museum | ISE Professionals | Scientists
Discipline: Education and learning science | Space science | Technology
Resource Type: Peer-reviewed article | Research Products
Environment Type: Media and Technology | Websites | Mobile Apps | Online Media