Colonial Williamsburg and The Idea of America

William E White


For more than 50 years The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation has employed media as a tool for extending the institution’s mission. Today’s digital technology encourages institutions to reach out beyond their customary boundaries. But how does that new technology impact the institution and its mission? This description of Colonial Williamsburg’s The Idea of America, a new high school curriculum project, offers a glimpse of what that potential might be.


web 2.0; social networking; mueums

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