Imagining, Creating, Playing, Sharing, Reflecting: How Online Community Supports Young People as Designers of Interactive Media

Part of the Explorations in the Learning Sciences, Instructional Systems and Performance Technologies book series (LSIS)


As young people design interactive media, they go through an iterative process of imagining, creating, playing, sharing, and reflecting. In this chapter, we describe how this iterative design process is ideally supported by having access to other people. We illustrate this through case studies of young people using the Scratch programming environment to create their own interactive media with support from the Scratch online community.


Young People Young Person Online Community Interactive Medium Media Element 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Media LabMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridgeUSA

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