Children's narrative development through computer game authoring

Robertson, Judy and Good, Judith (2005) Children's narrative development through computer game authoring. TechTrends, 49 (5). pp. 43-59. ISSN 8756-3894

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Additional Information: Originality: Describes a novel, innovative and interdisciplinary approach to fostering childrens narrative development through having them create narrative based role playing games using a commercially available games creation toolkit. Rigour: A design based research approach which successfully combines educational theory with practice in the wild. Empirical data based on observations throughout the workshop and post-workshop interviews with children. Significance: Established a new line of research into computer game authoring for narrative development. Impact: paper was the first recipient of the Association for Educational Communications & Technology/Springer Theory-into-Practice award, chosen from among 41 papers. Extends work presented in an earlier conference paper and a Communications of the ACM article (total citations, from Google Scholar = 18).
Schools and Departments: School of Engineering and Informatics > Informatics
Depositing User: Judith Good
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2012 21:11
Last Modified: 28 Mar 2012 10:51
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