Mark Seaborne MA MSC FSA Scot
Digital Development Officer
Mark has worked since 1987 as a researcher, developer and information architect for organisations in Europe and the US, in education, academia and business. He has been using Web technologies since 1997; between 2002 and 2009 participating in the work of the World Wide Web Consortium. Mark’s technical skills are complemented by:
- Experience authoring and delivering training materials;
- Managing and contributing to inter-organisational committees;
- Presenting at and organising conferences and seminars.
From 2011 Mark has worked increasingly in the heritage sector, with organisations such as Fife Cultural Trust, Dunfermline Heritage Trust and AOC Archaeology:
- Developing and authoring content for educational Web applications;
- Participating in and helping to manage community heritage projects;
- Authoring and delivering guided interpretation of sites to adults and children;
- Running hands-on archaeology and historical research in schools.
Digital Heritage Application Development (2011-present):
- What’s a Broch? Broch Centre, Caithness - iPad-based interpretative application;
- Machars Archaeology Project, Dumfries and Galloway - Educational Web resource;
- Log Books Online, Fife - Web app. providing access to historical, school logbooks.
- Nybster Broch, Caithness - School visits, supervising children on site and guiding;
- Dig Dunfermline, Fife - Organising and running site tours and school visits;
- Abbot House, Fife - Providing guided tours.
School and Youth Group Projects:
- Crossford Primary School, Fife - Activities related to local Adopt-a-Monument project.
- Pittencrieff Primary School, Fife - Transcription and digitisation of historical documents.
- Young Archaeology Club, Fife - Establishing and leading Dunfermline YAC group.