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

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

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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 ...

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.

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

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