Category Archives: Context

WWII Trail: Why We Trail!

The primary goal of the Time Trails project is to expand the reach of the museum (RAMM) outside of the limits of its physical space, and to allow its visitors’ and users of the mobile web based app to explore … Continue reading

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Creating Trails with ECFC: ‘Més que un Club’.

Working with people at the heart of Exeter City Football Club as part of the research and development of the Time Trails project, it is not only the rich level of sporting and social history that has been revealed, but … Continue reading

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Time Trail project theoretical underpinning: a theory about trajectories for the design of user experiences

Exeter Time Trails is grounded in research led by a Computer Scientist from University of Nottingham, Steve Benford, and myself, a researcher in Performance and New Media at University of Exeter. Steve and I met in 2006 in Brighton at … Continue reading

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Exeter City Supporters Trust – initial thoughts about trails

Having now looked through seven books about Exeter City F.C. (including, among others, Grecian Voices by Dave Fisher and Gerald Gosling, Exeter City Down the Years, Exeter City F.C., A Grecian Anthology and Exeter City, all by Mike Blackstone), I … Continue reading

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Mobilising the Heritage Experience

The history of museums is in large one of collecting, conserving and presenting our shared heritage within the walls of a physical space. The idea behind Time Trails is to reverse some of that process and in essence and return … Continue reading

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Exeter Time Trail – a website’s story

Ten years of presenting Exeter’s history Time Trail started out as an e-government project in 2003. The museum supplied the content and the then Telematics Centre at the University of Exeter built the website. The idea was to present the … Continue reading

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