Share Paper: Story-driven design using mobile technologies in transmedia practice for multiliteracy development

  1. Maria Spante, University West, Sweden
  2. Ewa Jacquet, Stockholm University, Sweden
  3. Eva Lindqvist, Swedish National Agency for Education, Sweden
Tuesday, March 27 10:15-10:45 AM Edison G

Abstract: The aim of the article is to highlight and explore challenges and possibilities for literacies development within a story-driven transmedia game using mobile technology Two classes of 7th grade students from two different schools in Sweden participated in the game During the game, groups of students are supposed to solve a mystery, while being active and finding clues connected to physical places, and to engage in various literacy activities The participants interpret texts and interactions produced by the game master in the role of different characters within the game To solve the mystery the participants also have to produce blog ...