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Orange CSR/UNESCO WHS mobile app

People

Leaders

Cantoni L.

(Responsible)

Collaborators

Adukaite A.

(Collaborator)

Schieder T. K.

(Collaborator)

Abstract

Design and development of a mobile application for the two UNESCO World Heritage Sites (WHS) in Ticino i.e. natural site of Monte San Giorgio and cultural site of Castles of Bellinzona.
The beneficiaries of initiative:
Local population. Spreading awareness among locals and fostering deeper appreciation of the unique, universally valuable heritage in their region as well as enhancing their personal knowledge through informal learning instrument i.e. mobile application.
Students. The project will contribute to responsible use of new technologies by developing a fun app that also promotes informal learning. The tool will have potential be integrated within educational field trips emphasizing the importance of preservation of the unique heritage.
Tourists. Mobile application will not only enhance the touristic experience but will also strongly highlight the aspect of educating tourists and influencing their behaviour towards enjoying WHS in sustainable manner.

Additional information

Start date
01.09.2012
End date
01.05.2013
Duration
8 Months
Funding sources
Status
Ended