ISBN 9789380607146,Transmissions And Transformations Learning Through The Arts In Asia Hb

Transmissions And Transformations Learning Through The Arts In Asia Hb


Vatsyayan K


Ratna Sagar



Ratna Sagar

Publication Year 2011

ISBN 9789380607146

ISBN-10 9380607148

Hard Back

Number of Pages 175 Pages
Language (English)

Academic And Professional

The volume comprises papers presented at an international symposium on Transmissions and Transformations: Learning through the Arts in Asia organized by the IIC-Asia Project. The essays, by educationists from different Asian countries, highlight the diverse as also the distinctive ways of transmitting knowledge through the arts and the crafts. The essays are a significant contribution to the recent focus on evolving alternative pedagogical tools in the formal and non-formal systems of education. The international symposium, held in 2005, gathered on one platform people from different parts of Asia?Singapore, Malaysia, Korea, Thailand, Hong Kong, Mongolia, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan and Australia, besides India?to explore the Asian methodologies of transmission of knowledge. The participants shared the fund of their experience on innovative projects to use the arts as a tool in the educational system for sensitizing the younger generation towards their cultural heritage. The conference stressed the need for identifying the characteristic features of the numerous strategies for transmitting information, knowledge and techniques that existed in the Asian continent, not only through the written word but also through the oral, the visual and the performative mediums.