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Storytelling Alice - A professional development workshop


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Storytelling Alice - A professional development workshop

  1. 1. StorytellingAliceA professional developmentworkshopJune 2013Computing Education, Faculty ofEducation
  2. 2. OutlineA brief talk – what’s withtelling stories?Hands-on workshop – gocreate!A presentation … of whatyou have done!Let’s discuss20/06/2013University of Malta, 20132
  3. 3. A Story… tells a thousand words!20/06/2013University of Malta, 20133
  4. 4. It’s all about the storyStories that unfold acrossmultiple media platformswith each medium makingdistinctive contributions toour understanding of theworldHenry Jenkins, ConvergenceCultures, 200620/06/2013University of Malta, 20134
  5. 5. Robot Heart Stories20/06/2013University of Malta, 20135
  6. 6. Diverse ProgrammingProgramming is one of the 21stcentury digital literaciesAs for any other language, asimple direct translation mightat times give solutions that donot make senseProgrammers need to think interms of the language beingused20/06/2013University of Malta, 20136
  7. 7. Why use AlternativeFrameworks?20/06/2013University of Malta, 20137
  8. 8. Targeting SkillsResearchWritingOrganizationTechnologyPresentationInterviewInterpersonalProblem-solvingAssessment20/06/2013University of Malta, 20138
  9. 9. Storytelling Alice3D animated storiesTarget group: 10-17 yr oldsCan build social interactionsbetween characters through highlevel animationsIntroduction to programming bybuilding a storyHas an existent library of 3Dcharacters and scenery.20/06/2013University of Malta, 20139
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  11. 11. Thank youFollow on Facebook: of Malta, 2013 11