The Day of Archaeology: blogging and online archaeological communities

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    Abstract

    This article is a case study of the Day of Archaeology project, which discusses the benefits and disadvantages of creating an online public engagement project for public archaeology. It evaluates the effectiveness of the Day of Archaeology for the creation of an online archaeological community as a resource for archaeological education and public outreach, and identifies areas of best practice for the creation and management of digital public archaeology projects.

    Si presenta il caso studio del progetto “Day of Archaeology”, discutendo vantaggi e svantaggi della creazione di un progetto online per il coinvolgimento del pubblico. Si valuta l’efficacia del “Day of Archaeology” per la creazione di una community di archeologi online a fini educativi e di valorizzazione e si identificano i punti chiave per la creazione e la gestione dei progetti digitali di archeologia.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)421-446
    JournalEuropean Journal of Post-Classical Archaeologies
    Volume4
    Publication statusPublished - 2014

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