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The Ancient Chinese Contribution to Printing and Paper-Making Presented by Xi Cheng, Pei-shan Chuang, Nancy Lai EDTEC 671 May 2005 Why this topic? Make the familiar new Explore ancient Chinese culture Technologies Activities Who? What? People interested in ancient Chinese inventions The origins of paper and movable type The processes of paper-making and printing by hand The development of these technologies in the East and West Two Major Inventions Paper: 105 AD by T’sai Lun Movable type:1041 AD by Pi Sheng (compared to c1450 AD by Gutenberg) Exhibit Floorplan Activity Display of objects:Paper-making Raw materials Display of objects:Movable type Sample Objects Artifacts Real Back to Floorplan Activities Live demonstrations Paper-making Experimenting with movable type Paper-making Selected steps Technologies Video/Audio Text-based Exhibit website Technology: Mobile Device • USB • USB 2.0 • Fire wire • Bluetooth • Infrared • WiFi Technology (cont.) Mobile Devices Download exhibit information: Map Schedule of demonstrations and activities Descriptors of display (choice of language, level of details, age group) Announce upcoming activities: demo, exhibit contest details Return on Investment Attract visitors Increase sales in museum stationary store Stimulate interest in ancient China Promote awareness of other cultures
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