I was invited by NAMME, from the Federal University of Bahia (UFBA), to do a live session on Digital children's literature and what it can offer to children. The conversation (in Portuguese) can be seen below. https://youtu.be/e5LY8n4HGsw
The Electronic Literature Organization (ELO) has an annual award for literary and critical works of electronic literature. This year, the book Small Screen Fictions, organized by Astrid Ensslin, Paweł Frelik, and Lisa Swanstrom, where I published the chapter Children Making Meaning with Story Apps: A 4-Year-Old Transaction with The Monster at the End of This … Continue reading N. Katherine Hayles Award to Small Screen Fictions
In this video, Aline Frederico, from the Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP), discusses empirical methods for researching children’s digital literature and young children’s meaning-making with this literature.
Aline argues for the need to include the reader as an essential aspect of the digital interactive literary texts and presents the methods of data collection (observations, drawings and puppet theater), data analysis (data logging, viewing data, multimodal transcription, thematic coding and thematic networks) and reporting data (multimodal transcription) that she used in her research.
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I am the curator of the website Literacy Apps, a database of apps for the early years. Developed by the National Literacy Trust, all apps in website were reviewed by experts to reveal their potential for developing early literacy skills. The framework is based on the work of Natalia Kucirkova on the different facets of engagement when … Continue reading Literacy apps