A Tangible Platform for Mixing and Remixing Narratives

  • Cristina Sylla
  • Sérgio Gonçalves
  • Paulo Brito
  • Pedro Branco
  • Clara Coutinho
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8253)

Abstract

This work discusses a tangible interface for storytelling that targets pre-school children and offers a playful experimental space where children can create their own narratives by placing tangible picture-blocks on an electronic board. We present the system and report on the findings, describing the extent to which this interface can motivate and engage children, both in creating narratives, as well as in experimenting different solutions to solve conflicts created during the story plot.

Keywords

Tangible Interfaces Storytelling Oral Expression Emergent Literacy Collaboration Children 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Cristina Sylla
    • 1
  • Sérgio Gonçalves
    • 1
  • Paulo Brito
    • 1
  • Pedro Branco
    • 2
  • Clara Coutinho
    • 3
  1. 1.EngageLab/CIEdUniversity of MinhoPortugal
  2. 2.Department of Information SystemsUniversity of MinhoPortugal
  3. 3.Institute of EducationUniversity of MinhoPortugal

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