Bringing Culture to Ecology: An Introduction to the Encyclopaedia Indica Kids

401
-1

Published on

This is presentation is an introduction to the Encyclopaedia Indica Kids: Culture and Ecology, a National Folklore Support Centre project to introduce to children the ways in which culture and ecology produce each other. The formats to do this will include animated folk art, folk tales, entries with scientific information and the role various species of plants, animals and birds play in ritual, myth and folklore. The presentation is illustrated with art collected for animating various folk tales in the Encyclopaedia.

Published in: Education
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
401
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
6
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Bringing Culture to Ecology: An Introduction to the Encyclopaedia Indica Kids

  1. 1. Encyclopaedia Indica Kids: Culture and Ecology National Folklore Support Centre
  2. 2. Overview Introduction Groundwork Model entry templates Animating folk art Collection of folk tales Futures of the Encyclopaedia
  3. 3. Introducing culture to ecology <ul><li>Bringing disciplines together
  4. 4. Taking appreciation of diversity to classrooms </li></ul>
  5. 5. Preparing the ground <ul><li>Constituted Editorial Board
  6. 6. Created wiki for collaborative content creation
  7. 7. Printed booklet with instructions for contributors </li></ul>
  8. 8. Creating a model <ul><li>Sample entry listed on wiki
  9. 9. Sample print Encyclopaedia presentation </li></ul>
  10. 10. Animated art <ul><li>Animating 300 folktales in English and regional languages
  11. 11. 70 tales from 5 traditions collected
  12. 12. Same language sub-titling
  13. 13. Search index
  14. 14. Sample animation </li></ul>
  15. 15. Collecting stories
  16. 16. Looking ahead <ul><li>Multimedia online portal for schools and students </li></ul>
  17. 17. Thank you!

×