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TV Whitespaces for Museums and Archives is a Course

TV Whitespaces for Museums and Archives

Ended Dec 21, 2018

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Full course description

Course Date:



5 weeks


1 hr/week



Course Type:



Badge, Certificate


Funded by San Jose State University, this course provides a professional development opportunity for ​museum and archives professionals to learn about the applications of TV White Space (TVWS) technology. Find out how you can implement this emerging technology in your ​organization and use it to collaborate with community anchor institutions to advance access, inclusion, and crisis planning.


  • To build awareness of TVWS technology.
  • To understand how TVWS wireless networks operate.
  • To understand how TVWS can work in disaster response scenarios.
  • To develop familiarity with several TVWS case studies.
  • To understand how to plan for TVWS at your museum or archive.

Target Audience: Museum and archives professionals, Students in ​Museum Science and Archives & Records Administration, Community Anchor Institution Professionals, and anyone interested in learning the basics of TVWS.​

Course is offered by the School of Information/San Jose State University.

Course Instructors

Kristen Rebmann

Kristen Rebmann, PhD, MLIS


Course Instructor, Kristen Rebmann, PhD, MLIS, is an Associate Professor at San Jose State University’s (SJSU) School of Information. Read More.

Kristen has 10+ years’ experience implementing and evaluating technology integration at the community level and 9+ years’ experience as a distance educator. Her research background includes community-based research, distance education, and programs/services design for diverse populations.

Emmanuel Edward Te


Course Content Contributor, Emmanuel Edward Te is a graduate student in San Jose State University's School of Information.