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Since 1994, we have been using computer models to teach 12th-century Chinese wood architecture and have found this to be an effective method. Not only do our students learn quickly, but the method appeals to their ethnic pride (our students are Hong Kong Chinese).

We have discussed our experiences in "Using Virtual Models to Teach Traditional Chinese Construction" (1996). We have given both short assignments and a term-long course:

We'd like to know what you think of this site. Send your (constructive) comments, both good and bad, to Andrew I-kang Li. August 1997.
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