1. Description of Our Community
Our local community – Hemei, Changhua County, Taiwan Hemei is a small town between Changhua City and Lukang town, which is one of early developed areas in Taiwan. In the early stage of Taiwan recovery, Taiwan got the nickname of “Textile Kingdom.” “Hemei textile” was popular in Taiwan and sold out to the world. Hemei was the leader of umbrellas and parasols industry in Taiwan, and other manufacturing businesses, such as copper valves, plumbing hardware, rubber, plastic, and so on, were also well developed. Hemei was a famous industrial town at the early stage. With evolution, traditional industries were reformed and innovated towards the spectrum of science and technology, diversity, lifestyle, internationalization, green, sustainability. Hemei is regarded as the economic center of Changhua County.
2. Summary of Our Project
“String expert”- Yao I Fabric Co., Ltd., founded in 1973. For many years specializing in a variety of professional strings manufacturing technology, Yao I is the leader in the industry, accumulates a large number of patents in countries around the world. In nearly four decades, Yao I innovates string technology and turns strings to a series of products: from fishing tackle, sports equipment, to gardening supplies. The company has become an important international string supplier in the industry.In recent years, Yao I utilized its original spinning technology, researching and developing non-toxic mesh to expand its market to OA chair, car seat cushion, and even underwear cup.Believing in the business philosophy of 'Alliance, activeness, determination, innovation, best quality, and glory,' Yao I pursues sustainable business growth. In recent years Yao I more actively involves in the research and development of environmentally friendly recyclable products. Several technologies have been applied to the production to fulfill corporate social responsibility for the 'Green Earth'. Yao I Fabric Co. is 'the pride of Hemei' - 'pride of Changhua ' - 'pride of Taiwan.” The thematic research is to introduce how Taiwanes local company-Yao I relies on its string creation to enter the worldwide market and to build a prosperous company. We named this project...'String' in Blue Ocean; 'Face' Prosperity
3. Our Computer and Internet Access
A. Percentage of students using the Internet at home:21-50%
B. Number of workstations with Internet access in the classroom:more than 6
C. Connection speed used in the classroom:dedicated connection
D. Number of years our classroom has been connected to the Internet:more than 6
4. Problems We Had To Overcome
1.Lack of computer skills 2.Outline of website architecture 3.Lack of expertise in the petrochemical industry 4.Lack of courage and ambiguous during interviews 5.The division of labor was not easy. 6.The responsibility of local ambassador was huge.
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5. Our Project Sound Bite
Any learning is a preparation for our dream. The stage of dream is in daily life.
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6. How did your activities and research for this CyberFair Project support standards, required coursework and curriculum standards?
Integrative Activities We cultivated the spirit of 'teamwork' and a division of labor. Through discussion, encouragement, self-supervision, we completed each phase of the mission, experienced the united power, and shared the results. In the research process, we enhanced the mutual understanding to strive towards the same goal. When compiling information, we respected the intellectual property rights and used the copyright authorization.
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