a Year of Color?
Year of Color” is a year-long project that investigates the
many definitions of color through learning, activities, and exhibits.
The goal is to bring a new perspective to students and faculty about
the concept of color in specific and broad areas of study.
color? -- color, hue, pigment, value, light -- and much, much more…
Color is used to describe many aspects of our daily life from “feeling
blue” to “seeing red.”
- Color in nature surrounds us in flora and fauna, but what is the
significance of color in nature?
- How has the use of color in advertising changed
the course of business in the last few decades?
- How is color perceived in other disciplines
like psychology, criminology, anthropology, sociology, or music?
you thinking in color yet?
- What about the lack of color – black, white,
- What does someone see if they are color blind?
- What does it mean to use colorful language?
- What is Colored Hat group communication?
these questions are briefly presented in this exhibit. However,
this exhibit is only a beginning. There are infinite more applications
and connections of color to the world around us.
We are inviting
the campus community to join us in investigating how color relates
to various disciplines. Here is our challenge to you: start thinking
about and using color in your teaching and learning.
What are the colors that surround you?
- What does color mean in your discipline?
- If you are teaching, add color to a lecture.
you are learning, see if color can be part of the lesson.
- How often do you hear a color used in the media
to describe an event or situation?
- How does color effect your daily life?
Bibilography of Color