Archive for March, 2010

The relevance of EHL within the International Baccalaureate Curriculum

March 31, 2010
By Nadiah

The International Humanitarian Law (IHL) is mandated for dissemination by participating Red Cross chapters globally. An educational treatment of this is explored in the form of Exploring Humanitarian Law (EHL). These principles are not dissimilar to the principles of the International Baccalaureate (IB); encouraging the role of student as a global citizen. However, this linkage has...
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JEFF’s abstract

March 31, 2010
By Jeff_Hsieh

  The Red Cross had total of 18 vehicle. They can only use 3 vehicle maximum at one time. The limitation of car usage is huge, because what happen if there are more than one disaster at the same time.Also process of sign in and out a vehicle takes  a lot  of time. As well that what happen if...
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Nora’s Abstract

March 30, 2010
By Nora_Gecan

Emergency Preparedness Education for Kids – A Game Approach The Red Cross has excellent emergency preparedness programs and materials for adults. The steps for preparing homes and families for emergency situations are laid out concisely. However, the New York branch of the Red Cross lacks emergency preparedness programs geared specifically towards kids in elementary and...
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Roxanne’s Abstract: Home Fire

March 30, 2010
By Haeun_Kim

Roxanne kim N00139102 BFA DT UNDERSTANDING A DANGER OF FIRE THROUGH VIDEO FOR CHILDREN New York has a fire death rate, which is 10.3 deaths per million population. Among fire cases, children cause a lot of fire. Also, children are exposed to the danger of home fire. In addition, children are not well educated about preventing fire. So,...
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Caroline’s abstract: Red Cross in Motion

March 30, 2010
By caroline

To help generate interest, funding and motivation, this project is to design dynamic motion graphic pieces. These clips will serve as introduction for specific topics such as finance meeting for example, as well as to introduce and show the many areas covered by the ARC.  The versatility of these little animations will allow Red...
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Red Cross Camp Planner: Exploring Humanitarianism Through A Multimodal Camp Planning Simulation Game

March 29, 2010
By George_Bixby

Exploring Humanitarian Law (EHL) is “an adaptable toolkit”  designed to meet the national standards for middle and high school curriculum. Its purpose is to “expose students to issues of international humanitarian law, the rules that ensure respect for life and human dignity in war.” The toolkit includes a vast array of materials- from source...
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Enhancing EHL: Promoting a Higher-Level of Learning & Synthesis through Role Play Simulations

March 29, 2010
By Julynn_Benedetti

Exploring Humanitarian Law (EHL) provides educators with a toolkit to help students learn about the tenets of international humanitarianism while also building analytical skills as they experience how International Humanitarian Law (IHL) affects real life scenarios. Although  EHL was designed to enrich and enhance existing social studies programs, it...
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Creating a special section for younger volunteers through character design

March 29, 2010
By Peyman_Inan

Abstract N00159751 Serin inan (MFA DT) Group project with Yina Red Cross organization does not include any separate/special section for young volunteers. (Under 14 years) Therefore young volunteers are not engaged with Red Cross history and services. To solve this problem we will design a character and a character driven section in Red Cross to stimulate young volunteers...
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Teaching humanitarianism to pre-teens through a collaborative role play game.

March 29, 2010
By Rhiannon_Fox

Rhiannon Fox BFA Communication Design Title: Teaching humanitarianism to pre-teens through a collaborative role play game. The Exploring Humanitarian Law (EHL) Red Cross program works to teach humanitarianism and the laws of war to young people around the world. Through a series of modules and general activities, the EHL has a curriculum that is designed to...
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Abstract_Yina

March 29, 2010
By Yina_Ma

Yina Ma (MFA DT) N00124302 Collaborate with Serin Abstract: In the Red Cross organization, there is no specific section for children volunteers. Therefore, children are not engaged into the Red Cross and their service. To solve this problem, a character or mascot will be designed in order to stimulate children’s interests. In addition, a background story will be...
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