Interdisciplinary & Cross-cultural Research of Internet Communication
Wong, Foong Min
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This research focused on the faculty and students interdisciplinary research associated with the professional fields of graphic design, computer science, and cross-cultural study of Chinese history (960 A.D. — 1368 A.D.). This research enabled the graphic design and computer science students to cohesively collaborate as a team. The experience also enhanced the students’ analytical and critical thinking as well as their creativity in internet visual communication. The knowledge and skills significantly benefited the students’ future professional path. The objective was to explore and develop an advanced website that employs principles of UX friendly design, aesthetic and effective visual communication of a cross-cultural subject, representing the “Society for Song, Yuan, and Conquest Dynasty Study.” The “Society for Song, Yuan, and Conquest Dynasty Studies” is an international society committed to the encouragement of the study of Chinese—as well as Jürchen, Khitan, Tangut, and Mongol—history, society, and culture from the founding of the Song dynasty to the end of the Yuan dynasty. The Society was incorporated as a non-profit corporation in 2011 in California and has been granted federal 501(c)3 non-profit status. The members of the society are Historians in many U.S. universities.
Web site development
Department of Art and Design
Color poster with text and images.