Session presented at the 2012 NAGC Conference in Denver, CO.
Sequence and Consequence
Why digital storytelling?
Thinking physically changes the brain: Pascual-Leone, A. et al. (1995). Modulation of human cortical motor outputs during the acquisition of new fine motor skills. Journal of Neurophysiology, 74, 1037–1045.
For more, see Sequence and Consequence on Learnist
What is Interactive Fiction?
- Introduction to Interactive Fiction by Emily Short
- Interactive Fiction on Wikipedia
- Interactive Fiction and the Common Core
“I still believe that sitting down and reading a book is the best way to really learn something.” (Eric Schmidt)
Learning as Cuisine
Reader, Author, World-Builder
Get Lamp: The Text Adventure Documentary
A feature-length film on the history and culture of interactive fiction.
Teaching with Interactive Fiction
- A short history of IF
- A much longer history of IF
- IF Interpreter programs
- IF story files: wurb.com/if and ifdb.tads.org
- IF development systems: Inform 7 and TADS
- Teaching with IF
“No matter how small an Adventure you write, it will take far, far more time and effort than you thought it would.” (Peter Kilworth)
- Share your IF experiments and experiences
- Coming soon from ISTE Books: Literacy Practices for 21st Century Students by Mark Gura