EPCOT to Epcot : Changes in Educational Approach in Disney's EPCOT Center Attractions
In the mid-1960s, Walt Disney introduced plans for EPCOT, a state-of-the-art city dedicated to showcasing American innovation in industry and technology. In 1966 Walt died, as did the idea of EPCOT as a city. The EPCOT name and some of the EPCOT concepts were later reformatted into an educational theme park EPCOT Center. The purpose of this project is to examine alterations made to EPCOT Center since its opening in 1982 and to determine how these changes impact the park as an educational experience. I explore the narrative of the park and the narrative of its attractions through a combination ...
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