Tag: transmedia

The Science of Big Group Learning

Ask any college student and they will tell you this: Group work sucks. The reason: In a group of four people, the workload generally breaks down like this: 1 person does nothing, who angers… 1 person who controls everything, who…

StoryWorld: The Mystery of Authorship

The second panel of the StoryWorld Conference featured a discussion ostensibly about authorship but actually about experience design. The presenters: Elan Lee, Fourth Wall Studios founder Brooke Thompson, transmedia storyteller with Giant Mice Carl Heath, a researcher at the Interactive…

Transmedia Indiana: The Project

In 2010, Professors Jennifer George-Palilonis and Brad King received a Provost Immersive Learning grant for Transmedia Indiana, a 30-student, year-long project to create a fictionalized story using real-world objects from the Indiana State Museum. The Avenue of Truth, which will…

My Transmedia Education, Part 3

As Prof. Jennifer George-Palilonis and I push forward with our Transmedia Indiana project, I wanted to take a moment to explain exactly why I think that what were doing has some innovative components to it within the classroom. In Part…

My Transmedia Education, Part 2

As Prof. Jennifer George-Palilonis and I push forward with our Transmedia Indiana project, I wanted to take a moment to explain exactly why I think that what were doing has some innovative components to it within the classroom. In Part…

My Transmedia Education, Part 1

Since I hatched this idea for Transmedia Indiana with my cohort Prof. Jennifer George-Palilonis last year, Ive been asked to explain the project in several different venues. Most recently I gave the keynote address at Colorado Universitys Spring Symposium entitled…