Author Archives: Steven Zucker

About Steven Zucker

Dr. Steven Zucker is dean of Art and History at Khan Academy. He is a co-founder of Smarthistory.orgwhich won the Webby Award for education in 2009, was picked by Time Magazine as one of the 50 best websites of 2011, and won the 2012 award for Open Courseware Excellence given by the Open Courseware Consortium.

The Humanities “Crisis”—are museums and higher education doing all they can?

by Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker The preservation, transmission, and advancement of knowledge in the digital age are promoted by the unencumbered use and reuse of digitized content for research, teaching, learning, and creative activities. —Memo on open … Continue reading

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“Can I Use This?” How Museum and Library Image Policies Undermine Education

By Dr. Beth Harris & Dr. Steven Zucker Is the discipline of art history (together with museums and libraries) squandering the digital revolution? We’re not the only ones with this concern. Just last week James Cuno wrote a short article, … Continue reading

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