Category Archives: Narrative Digital Media and Learning

Situated Learning

I’ve had cause to refer to parts of this book in any number of papers.  I had been provided with copied chapters or clips, but never had the whole book.  Since it kept coming up, I decided to buy the … Continue reading

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NDM&L Week 14

This weeks class started off with Meagan and Alex talking about transmedia storytelling.  In a nutshell, this is where elements a dispersed across a variety of channels (media), serving to enhance or complete the narrative.  There is usually, also, a … Continue reading

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NDM&L Week 13

This weeks will we looked at games and learning.  Our class met in the CREATE lab and our special guests were Dr. Jan Plass, Director of Create and Paulette Goddard Professor in Digital Media and Learning Science, and doctoral candidate Jonathan … Continue reading

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NDM&L Week 12

This week’s class started with a visitor, Dr. Marsha Rock, who is a Professor of Journalism at New York University.  Dr. Rock is a documentarian and played clips from three of her works for us.  One was more engaging than … Continue reading

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NDM&L Week 11

This week we started off by looking at Case-Based Reasoning.  I’ll admit that I had some difficulty with this particular concept.  CBR has come back up in class again (obviously, I’m not keep to my pledge to try to write … Continue reading

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NDM&L Week 10

This week started an exciting set of weekly visitors.  Or first two were Cath Milne, an NYU Assistant Professor of Science Education and Leonard Majzlin, an adjunct faculty member in the DMDL program (DMDL is the MA that is part … Continue reading

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NDM&L Week 9

Our class always seems to fly by and sometimes I take better notes than others.  For this week, we were really engaged in people making presentation on the tools that they’d looked into that I didn’t take very good notes. … Continue reading

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NDM&L Week 8

This week was theory week in class, we covered four or five of them. Because there were so many, and each group was only going to do one, Francine covered the rest. The first up was schema theory and to … Continue reading

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NDM&L Week 7

This week Alex Britez and I made our presentation on Narrative and Situated Cognition.  A copy of the ppt can be found here.  The  connection between narrative and sitcog was an easy one to make.  To me, both came down to … Continue reading

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NDM&L Week 5

In our pursuit of tools that would be good for learning and their use of narrative, today we had presentations on Facade, Mission Maker, and Chatmapper Facade is an AI tool.  Its demonstration was somewhat limited because most of the examples created … Continue reading

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