SIGGRAPH ASIA 2011 Education Panel

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Thursday, 15 December

Approaches and Challenges towards Animation Education

Weihua Gao (Animation School of Communication University of China and one of the ACM SIGGRAPH Education Committee Asia Representatives) was one of the speakers on this panel that was describes as follows:

"Animation is being taught in schools all over the world at various levels of success. . In this panel we wish to explore current approaches towards animation education and share best practices as well as the challenges facing these schools. Aspects such as policies, enrolment and class management issues to curriculum structure, pedagogy and success stories can be brought up and discussed to find out how animation institutions are effectively educating their students and preparing them for their roles in the industry. Towards the end of the panel we can also explore future developments in animation education and possible challenges that lie ahead."


Ahmad Al-Mahir Abu Bakar
Singapore Polytechnic

Education Panel on the SIGGRAPH ASIA 2011 website