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Make a Book Map with Google Maps by Matt Renwick

Make a Book Map with Google Maps by Matt Renwick | immersive media | Scoop.it
I was filling in for my son's teacher in 3rd grade yesterday (no substitute). One activity I facilitated was their prepared book talks. The students had four minutes to talk to their classmates about a book they enjoyed and why they should read it too. I noticed that a few of the books that were…

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Creating An Immersive Experience [#Transmedia]

Creating An Immersive Experience [#Transmedia] | immersive media | Scoop.it

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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, July 27, 2015 6:49 AM


Regina Townsend:  "Reading is what we do when we want to leave our world for a while and dip into someone else’s. It’s where we go to get away and be fully immersed into another person’s life.  Better than just using our imaginations, why not add to the experience by creating one that spans beyond just the book?"

María Luisa Zorrilla Abascal's curator insight, August 4, 2015 1:10 PM

 

Regina Townsend:  "Reading is what we do when we want to leave our world for a while and dip into someone else’s. It’s where we go to get away and be fully immersed into another person’s life.  Better than just using our imaginations, why not add to the experience by creating one that spans beyond just the book?"

Daniel Calabuig's curator insight, August 5, 2015 1:44 PM

 

Regina Townsend:  "Reading is what we do when we want to leave our world for a while and dip into someone else’s. It’s where we go to get away and be fully immersed into another person’s life.  Better than just using our imaginations, why not add to the experience by creating one that spans beyond just the book?"

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Teaching in a Digital Age | The Open Textbook Project provides flexible and affordable access to higher education resources

Teaching in a Digital Age | The Open Textbook Project provides flexible and affordable access to higher education resources | immersive media | Scoop.it
The book examines the underlying principles that guide effective teaching in an age when everyone,and in particular the students we are teaching, are using technology. A framework for making decisions about your teaching is provided, while understanding that every subject is different, and every instructor has something unique and special to bring to their teaching.The book enables teachers and instructors to help students develop the knowledge and skills they will need in a digital age: not so much the IT skills, but the thinking and attitudes to learning that will bring them success. [Scroll down for list of contents] Book release date (final version): 1 April 2015

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Ken Morrison's curator insight, April 9, 2015 3:54 PM

What a wonderful resource (Open Textbook!)

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Where literature and gaming collide

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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, July 28, 2014 12:11 AM


Thomas McMullan:  "Game narratives tend to drink from a narrow pond; they swig space operas and Tolkien, swish them about their mouths and trickle them into rows of polished glasses."

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Book List: The Best of Transmedia & Alternate Format Storytelling [-Angela J., 12th grade]

Book List: The Best of Transmedia & Alternate Format Storytelling [-Angela J., 12th grade] | immersive media | Scoop.it

"Books are amazing in the way that they can create a whole world using nothing but words. That being said, there is also something to be said for transmedia storytelling"  ...


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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, July 8, 2014 12:56 AM


A great reading list from Angela J. (12th grade).

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Update -- Business Storytelling For Dummies -- Karen Dietz, Lori Silverman

Update -- Business Storytelling For Dummies -- Karen Dietz, Lori Silverman | immersive media | Scoop.it

An effective communication tool for ages, storytelling has come of age in the business world. Storytelling and business narratives have proven to be an effective communication strategy, and Business Storytelling For Dummies helps you to accurately translate data, facts, and figures into rich, captivating messages tailored to any situation or audience.


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Brad Tollefson's curator insight, July 22, 2013 5:28 PM

Like this resource alot...

ozziegontang's comment, July 23, 2013 1:31 AM
Karen & Lori, You two are definitely "The Dynamic Duo." You are true business marathoners. Excited to see the finished product!
Karen Dietz's comment, July 24, 2013 1:15 PM
Thank you Brad and Ozzie! You've both made my day :)
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How to spot whodunnit: academics crack Agatha Christie's code

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Haroon Siddique:  "To mark 125 years since the Queen of Crime’s birth, experts analysed the methods, motives and locations in her detective stories to find out how to deduce the killer".

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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, August 6, 2015 1:09 AM


Haroon Siddique:  "To mark 125 years since the Queen of Crime’s birth, experts analysed the methods, motives and locations in her detective stories to find out how to deduce the killer".

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Haroon Siddique:  "To mark 125 years since the Queen of Crime’s birth, experts analysed the methods, motives and locations in her detective stories to find out how to deduce the killer".

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Problem-based Learning Explained for Teachers + 6 Great Books to Read

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How an interactive book, 'Alice,' is making $70K a week on iOS

How an interactive book, 'Alice,' is making $70K a week on iOS | immersive media | Scoop.it

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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, October 5, 2014 9:33 PM


Tom Cheredar:  "With the growing number of digital distractions vying for the attention of your kids, reading books might seem far less appealing. Interactive books can bridge the gap, and some of them are having real success."

marc augier's comment, October 9, 2014 4:21 PM
For me this looks more like multimedia than transmedia. Still waiting for Alice in Wonderland with Google Glasses where I play Alice (or Alex...)
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How Harry Potter shaped a generation

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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, July 24, 2014 1:47 AM


"Seven years after the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Caroline Siede looks back on the book series that defined a generation."

Jeni Mawter's curator insight, July 24, 2014 9:55 PM

One Boy became One Generation. How this has shaped what we read today.

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7 Indispensable Apps for Creating Books with your Students

7 Indispensable Apps for Creating Books with your Students | immersive media | Scoop.it

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The Real Costs of Self-Publishing a Book

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Miral Sattar:  'At every writers conference or self-publishing panel the question that almost always inevitably comes up is: "How much will self-publishing really cost me?"'


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Charlie Dare's curator insight, May 17, 2013 9:45 PM

Publishing and copyright are aspects of the creative process for making scripts story boards.Adaptations on themes are too common..

 

 

 

 

Asil's curator insight, May 20, 2013 4:15 PM

It really is a very comprehensive 'how-to".

JudithBriles's curator insight, June 12, 2013 7:41 PM

Savvy authors know that publishing isn't done at the five and dime. Get smart; get realistic; get planning.