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dc.contributor.convenorThe Reverend Professor Stuart D. B. Picken
dc.contributor.authorMoyes, Peter David
dc.contributor.editorThe International Academic Forum
dc.date.accessioned2014-07-09
dc.date.accessioned2014-07-28T06:54:15Z
dc.date.accessioned2017-03-02T01:16:07Z
dc.date.available2017-03-02T01:16:07Z
dc.date.issued2014
dc.date.modified2014-07-28T06:54:15Z
dc.identifier.isbn2186-229X
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/61731
dc.description.abstractWise Up, Man! –talkin' peace, love and straight thinkin' is a pilot for a comic book application for touch screen tablets. A post-doctoral research project, the application will present wisdom stories from across the world's great spiritual traditions in a non-discriminatory, inclusive and light-hearted fashion. Aimed at 10 -12 year old children, comics and activity pages address themes of self-worth, compassion, forgiveness, and tolerance. The project is based on the proposal that education lies at the heart of working towards global peace, tolerance and mutual respect. It asserts that a common ground can be found across religion, culture and ideology via a secular approach of curiosity and inclusion. In focusing on the ethical values informing the world's spiritual traditions, valuable life lessons might be revitalized for contemporary children. The universal language of comics and the appeal to children of interactivity and a multimodal approach is discussed, as well as the challenge of adapting traditional stories for a diverse contemporary audience.
dc.description.peerreviewedNo
dc.description.publicationstatusYes
dc.publisherThe International Academic Forum 2014 The International Academic Forum (IAFOR)
dc.publisher.placeJapan
dc.publisher.urihttp://iafor.org/iafor/conferences/acah2014/
dc.relation.ispartofstudentpublicationN
dc.relation.ispartofconferencenameThe Asian Conference on Arts and Humanities
dc.relation.ispartofconferencetitleThe Asian Conference on Arts and Humanities Osaka, Japan 2014 Conference Proceedings 2014
dc.relation.ispartofdatefrom2014-04-03
dc.relation.ispartofdateto2014-04-06
dc.relation.ispartoflocationOsaka, Japan
dc.rights.retentionY
dc.subject.fieldofresearchInteractive Media
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode190205
dc.titleSeeking Common Ground In Comics: a research project in progress
dc.typeConference output
dc.type.descriptionE2 - Conferences (Non Refereed)
dc.type.codee2
gro.facultyArts, Education and Law
gro.hasfulltextNo Full Text
gro.griffith.authorMoyes, Peter D.


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