Jim Angus

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About me

Gender Male
Industry Museums or Libraries
Occupation Communications Director
Location Washington DC Metro Area, VA, United States
Introduction Jim Angus joined the staff of the National Institutes of Health in 2001. Since that time, he as served in a variety of roles ranging from the Web program manager for the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke to most currently, the communications director for the technical group that supports the NIH grants management system. He is currently leading several efforts to explore the use of Web 2.0 applications throughout the federal government, has lead several multi-agency brainstorming sessions and has spear-headed the use of some of these technologies at the NIH. Recently Human Factors International featured him as “Certified Usability Analyst of the Month”. Previously, he directed the development of the LA County Natural History Museum's Web site, which was voted "Best Educational Use" at the 1997 Museums and the Web conference. He has taught workshops on Web design in Los Angeles, at Museums and the Web conferences, at California Association of Museums Conferences and at Museum Computer Network conferences. He has served on the board of directors for the California Association of Museums, Museum Educators of Southern California, and the Museum Computer Network.
Interests Informal Science Education, Program and Project Management, Knowledge Management, Application of Technical Solutions, Online Curriculum Development, Online/Virtual Exhibits, Online Training, Web 2.0 and Social Media, Software Usability, Intranet/Extranet Design and Management, Web, Accessibility Design, Section 508, Information Architecture, Verbal - Written and Electronic Communication, Heath Science Education, Geology/Paleontology/Marine Biology, Digital Artist and Photographer, Hiking, Camping, Trail Running