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Workshop: Transmedia Storytelling: An Innovative Approach to Literacy and Learning
June 28, 2016
9:30 AM-1:00 PM
Transmedia storytelling is an emerging technology and innovative approach to supporting 21st-century learning. From transmedia franchises (Hollywood-style) to interactive fiction to transmedia web series, the underlying principles of transmedia storytelling are strongly rooted in theories of multimodality, making it an ideal tool for supporting today's learners. In this workshop, participants will be introduced to the concept of transmedia storytelling, the theoretical frameworks that make it a 21st-century learning tool, and ideas for how transmedia can be integrated across the curriculum, Participants will also have time to play with a variety of transmedia projects and explore ways in which they can integrate transmedia into their own practices.