School of Media and Design is a young and vigorous department belonging to Guizhou Education University with a group of experienced professional teachers from design industry with rich practical experience of professional teachers, from the Central Academy of Fine Arts and other professional institutions.There are more than 30 full-time teachers including 7 professors or associate professor, four doctors, one master tutor and one academic leader. Most of the professional teachers are artist association members.
Now the school is equipped with Digital Media Art Teaching and Research Section, Landscape Design, Tourism Product Design Teaching and Research Section, Visual Design Studio, Landscape Design Study Studio, Network Multimedia Design studio, Advertising Creative Research Studio, Cultural Tourism Research Studio, Ceramic Art Studio, etc.
The major of Design, as key discipline of our university, began to recruit students since 2008. Currently, it establishes the major of Digital Media Art, which can be divided into three directions: Digital Video Production, Multimedia Network and Interaction Design.
At present, the school holds a high-end forum named design anthropology, which mainly focus on some hot topics including humanistic design, traditional culture and local design research. The forum aims to turn "design anthropology" into a provincial and national academic characteristic brand based on local situation and cultural resources advantage.
In addition to focus on designing talents training, it also establish cooperation with companies and government. The school has participated in a lot of social practice projects, and there are many successful cases. Especially some cases in landscape planning, landscape sculpture, country town reforming, enterprise brand planning, tourism commodity packaging design, and tourism product development has achieved social recognition and reputation, and part of the classic cases are introduced into the classroom as model cases.