700 Years Later: Using Multimedia to Bring the Stories of Medieval Asian Scrolls to Today’s Students
Medieval Asian scrolls are classic storytelling devices, yet these scrolls are rarely available to Western students in their original continuous format. By developing a web-based multimedia scroll viewer we make these Asian scrolls available to students and provide additional features, such as side-by-side scroll comparison, zooming, and appending to the scroll. The paper discusses the pedagogical benefits of narrative and how narrative, along with the scroll viewer, is being used in two college courses.
KeywordsEmotional Intelligence Collective Memory Multimedia Technology Digital Storytelling Spring Festival
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