Building Docent Tours on the Community Heritage of Yimtintsai Village, Saikung
Project Description

This project aims to conduct an action research to collect information of former village residents' communal lives and local heritage in particular residential areas of Yimtintsai Village, Saikung. The aim is to design and create docent tour programs on community heritage for guiding visitors.

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Applicant's Roles

Students will join fieldwork study in a particular area in Yimtintsai Village and conduct oral history interviews with former residents. They will write up reports on designing a docent tour route on community heritage and villagers' communal life in the area under study.

Applicant's Learning Objectives

Students who join the project will acquire skills to do the following task:
1) Conduct social research by ethnographic field study and oral history interviews.
2) Design and create docent tours in heritage enterprise.
3) Play the role of cultural agents mediating between local villagers and external tourists by conveying the former's heritage information and shaping the latter's cultural experiences.

Complexity of the project