Barnard College has a nationally recognized Department of Dance, and library administrators in collaboration with faculty piloted media and digital tools for dance research, performance, and composition. This presentation will highlight case studies on using AR/VR and how it can offer innovative methods of instruction in the performing arts. Jennifer Brown will also discuss and highlight Barnard's Design Center.
Melanie Hibbert is the Director of Instructional Media and Technology and the Media Center at Barnard College. She has a doctorate in education from Columbia University, and has worked extensively around education, media production, and learning from technology.
Jennifer Brown is the Design & Technologies Librarian at Barnard Library’s Design Center. Her librarianship is driven by critical frameworks like design justice and speculative futuring, both of which encourage embedding equity and inclusion throughout one's design process.
She holds an M.S. in Information from the University of Michigan and a B.A. in Media Studies from the University of California, Berkeley.