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Welcome to the future of reading

Welcome to the future of reading | Must Read articles: Apps and eBooks for kids | Scoop.it
A new multimedia novel is instilling a love of reading by tapping into students’ love of technology and film

 

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“The advances in technology are changing the ways kids read, so the way we teach needs to change,” said Willey. Inanimate Alice, with its impressive audiovisual effects, appears no different from a video game. But its driving force is the pithy narration and clever use of literary devices. “With this program, the walls between the written text and the multimedia world are broken down, and kids who are reluctant to read tend to be drawn in,” said Berzolla. They have seen encouraging results: Reluctant readers are discovering a passion for literature, including print, and those who were already reading are being inspired to write their own stories.

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Infographic: The science behind transmedia storytelling and why you need to be across it now

Infographic: The science behind transmedia storytelling and why you need to be across it now | Must Read articles: Apps and eBooks for kids | Scoop.it

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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, October 24, 2013 8:48 PM

Marketing Magazine:  "Transmedia storytelling is a marketing buzzword that will be around for a while – and for good reason."


[Also, use the Aurasma app to check out the augmented reality aspects of this infographic.]

Joseph McCaleb's curator insight, October 25, 2013 9:12 AM

Transmedia Storytelling is Now-Persuasion. #literacies

Louise Robinson-Lay's curator insight, October 25, 2013 4:34 PM

Digital storytelling is evolving rapidly. The infographic here justifies transmedia stories.

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On Transmedia

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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, November 13, 2013 3:02 PM


Simon Staffans:  "Transmedia has never been the easiest of terms to throw around. It’s a concept trying to embrace so many different genres and so many different practices, it’s almost guaranteed to give rise to disagreements" ...

Jeni Mawter's curator insight, November 13, 2013 7:42 PM

From transmedia expert, Simon Staffans, comes this simple explanation.