February 28, 2017|#EducationForChange, Events, Museum Studies, Psychology, University News|

Redefining Beauty: A Disability Advocacy Presentation with Dr. Alette Coble-Temple and Rick Guidotti

February 28, 2017|#EducationForChange, Events, Museum Studies, Psychology, University News|

Once in a while, an individual comes along who completely embodies the idea of perseverance; an individual whose determination to overcome all odds is at once inspiring and astonishing. Dr. Alette Coble-Temple is one such individual. Born with cerebral palsy, Dr. Alette Coble-Temple has gone on to earn a clinical doctorate degree, become a licensed [...]

January 2, 2017|#EducationForChange, Museum Studies, University News|

‘Patient No More’ Exhibition at John F. Kennedy University Explores the Fight for Disability Rights.

January 2, 2017|#EducationForChange, Museum Studies, University News|

A new traveling exhibit, ‘Patient No More,’ uncovers the stories behind a turbulent April in 1977, when people with disabilities successfully launched protests across the nation to get Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 signed into law. Section 504 made it illegal for any federally funded facilities or programs to discriminate against people [...]

September 8, 2016|Museum Studies|

Five Essential Ingredients for Museum Digital Stories and Narratives

September 8, 2016|Museum Studies|

Museums are among the greatest storytellers of modern times, so why is storytelling with digital media so complicated? After all, storytelling (digital or not) is still storytelling, but the new flavors of tech are leading to big digital flops in the kitchen. Isn’t there some sort of recipe we can follow? My master’s project, “Beyond [...]

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