Nu Txt Same old stories?
Characteristics of new media <ul><li>Highly visual </li></ul><ul><li>Speed is prized </li></ul><ul><li>Less authoritarian ...
The Text Book experiment Does a book group need to meet face to face? What would the most effective way of using mobile ph...
12 readers were give advance copies of Jill Dawson’s Wild Boy. Connected within a text message group the 12 readers were a...
Rachel: The dr gets even less sympathetic when Henri  dies…but justb4 he is laughing at the party I was liking him. So don...
What did we learn? <ul><li>That readers were unused to sending out comments </li></ul><ul><li>before finishing the book </...
128 project <ul><li>16 teenagers are linked within a text message phone group. </li></ul><ul><li>They are asked to send th...
Sample book recommendation Read ths! Hs it al - luv, advntur, fab peple, ideas bout How u survive in dangerous times. How ...
Carrick: lovely bones was sad n so was Death & Life  of Charlie  St. Cloud bt both are quite girly Trinity: I agree with l...
What did we learn? <ul><li>Ensure all teenagers have credit on their phones </li></ul><ul><li>Keep any instructions simple...
The Fastest Story In The West <ul><li>6 email groups (6x 15, y9 pupils) </li></ul><ul><li>7 hours to create a story </li><...
The Last Dragon <ul><li>3 envelopes containing different beginnings </li></ul><ul><li>Each group has a facilitator,and a s...
The Last Dragon <ul><li>Each group has only 45 minutes for their part of the story. </li></ul><ul><li>Each group has compl...
 
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David Kendall, Nu Txt - Same old stories?, SLA Weekend Course 2007 "The Future is Now"

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    1. 1. Nu Txt Same old stories?
    2. 2. Characteristics of new media <ul><li>Highly visual </li></ul><ul><li>Speed is prized </li></ul><ul><li>Less authoritarian </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile </li></ul><ul><li>Exchange/generation of content by users </li></ul>
    3. 3. The Text Book experiment Does a book group need to meet face to face? What would the most effective way of using mobile phone technology?
    4. 4. 12 readers were give advance copies of Jill Dawson’s Wild Boy. Connected within a text message group the 12 readers were asked to send their thoughts on the novel over a two week period
    5. 5. Rachel: The dr gets even less sympathetic when Henri dies…but justb4 he is laughing at the party I was liking him. So don’t really get him yet
    6. 6. What did we learn? <ul><li>That readers were unused to sending out comments </li></ul><ul><li>before finishing the book </li></ul><ul><li>That they felt a pressure to join in </li></ul><ul><li>That they felt challenged by the format </li></ul><ul><li>That the experience was very immediate </li></ul><ul><li>That they would take part again </li></ul>
    7. 7. 128 project <ul><li>16 teenagers are linked within a text message phone group. </li></ul><ul><li>They are asked to send their thoughts on reading to each other. </li></ul><ul><li>They can get automatic book recommendations sent to them via their phone. </li></ul>
    8. 8. Sample book recommendation Read ths! Hs it al - luv, advntur, fab peple, ideas bout How u survive in dangerous times. How I Live Now - Meg Rossof
    9. 9. Carrick: lovely bones was sad n so was Death & Life of Charlie St. Cloud bt both are quite girly Trinity: I agree with lovely bones it sad but you still carry with it
    10. 10. What did we learn? <ul><li>Ensure all teenagers have credit on their phones </li></ul><ul><li>Keep any instructions simple </li></ul><ul><li>That the group were wider read than we thought </li></ul><ul><li>That they were confident expressing strong opinions </li></ul><ul><li>That they liked the short recommendations </li></ul>
    11. 11. The Fastest Story In The West <ul><li>6 email groups (6x 15, y9 pupils) </li></ul><ul><li>7 hours to create a story </li></ul>
    12. 12. The Last Dragon <ul><li>3 envelopes containing different beginnings </li></ul><ul><li>Each group has a facilitator,and a scribe </li></ul>
    13. 13. The Last Dragon <ul><li>Each group has only 45 minutes for their part of the story. </li></ul><ul><li>Each group has complete control over their section of the story. </li></ul>

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