Fashion Institute of Technology - Bamboo Canvas: Instructional Innovation for a Globalized Classroom
Instructional Innovation , Globalized Classroom , Diverse curriculum , East Asia , Art and Craft Techniques , Globalized Learning Model
The projects mission is to present an interactive platform of video links, podcasts, online lectures, or a database explaining artmaking techniques of Asian art and design for educational institutions and global audiences and to highlight artistic contributions and intellectual achievements of Asian art and culture.
Do you want to engage your students with hands-on projects; provide a global learning experience on your home campus; or generate a deeper understanding of the craft and culture of other societies, in order to enrich the classroom, as well as contribute to global citizenry? Project components will also include in-depth research on the textile ecosystem, through a short visit to East Asia; out reach to share model pedagogical usages of the website; and dissemination of findings through a regional conference at FIT.