N. Katherine Hayles Award to Small Screen Fictions

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

Children’s digital literature

DigiLitEY Methods Corner

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.

Works cited:

Attride-Stirling, J. (2001). Thematic networks: An analytic tool for qualitative research. Qualitative Research, 1(3), 385- 405. https://doi.org/10.1177/146879410100100307

Bezemer, J. (2014). Multimodal transcription: A case study. In S. Norris & C. D. Maier (Eds.), Interactions, images and texts: A reader in multimodality (pp. 155–170). Boston; Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1515/9781614511175.155

Bezemer, J., & Jewitt, C. (2010). Multimodal analysis: Key issues. In L. Litosseliti (Ed.), Research methods…

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