I chose to study Antiques in Xizhou because history has always been my greatest passion in life, I love to study history and learn what happened on planet Earth before me. This topic is very important to me,... more
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I think local recreation and hobbies is very interesting because I get to know what activities the local people do for fun. Hobbies and activities are a big part of people's life as this is their entertainment. To find out about... more
I am focusing on the Photography of Arts in the village of Xizhou. While I am here I will communicate with the local people and ask them what this art means to them or what the use of the art is.
Investigating Bai Minority Culture is really appealing because I love both traditional clothes and dance. This topic is important to me because it has a... more
The Visitor's Guide is the topic that I decided to do a project on, and I am going to mimic the format of the "Three Perfect Days" article section on the magazine for United Airlines (... more
An economics/small business case study seems to be a unique, practical way to learn about the economy and local businessowners in Xizhou. An economic analysis behind small businesses in Xizhou shows about entrepreneurs, and the... more
I decided to pick Economics Case Study for my inquiry project because I want to find out how these people started this business. They had to start from something small, a small dream that they had. I want to learn how they... more
I decided to investigate the Linden Centre/Linden Family topic for my inquiry project because I have always been interested in the aspect of dreams and goals, and being able to learn about how a family accomplished their dream... more
The topic I chose to do is a combination of Bai minority dance and hobbies and recreation. I chose to focus on the differences between what dances they perform for tourists and what dances they do for fun or that are cultural... more
I decided to investigate Xizhou Agricultural Sustainability and Advancement. I want to observe their farming technique and perhaps compare it to other methods (past or present) I... more
I decided to investigate government graffiti and propaganda messages. In the last century or so, a lot of changes have happened in China, like the Cultural Revolution. Lots of propaganda messages are from that time... more
Learning about Relationships Between Ethnic Minority Groups in XiZhou appeals to me because I want to know how each group is special and different in their own way. Before I start on this topic, I will research... more
I have chosen the topic of tourism and development in the Xizhou area because it is different from many of the other topics. This topic is about the dramatic change of the area over time and whether they made a good impact or... more
I chose this topic because propaganda is interesting to me. I am interested in this topic because I have walys found advertising and communication interesting not just in history but nowadays as well. Propaganda is another form... more
I decided to do a small business case study for my inquiry project because I believe that some time in my future, I will have to include my knowledge of finance and economics to make myself successful. Right now, my knowledge of... more
I decided to investigate Local Recreation/Hobbies of Local People... more
What is an Inquiry Project?
All Microcampus students spend a significant amount of time each week devoted to investigating a topic of high personal interest that relates to the Xizhou area. Students actively seek and depend upon the wisdom of the people living in and around Xizhou to support their active investigation into their chosen area of interest.