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Henry Jenkins, a media scholar who is at the forefront of exploring participatory media, describes transmedia as the systematic unfolding of elements of a story world across multiply media platforms, with each platform making a unique and original contribution to the experience as a whole.
Harry Pence, in Teaching with Transmedia, writes that transmedia enhances a central story idea with a variety of components that provide additional information.
If this is the nature of transmedia storytelling, in what ways might it be used within educational settings for literacy learning?
What opportunities might it offer for teachers and their students?