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Bear Abouts: Sharing stories across the physical and digital

Glowacki, Becca Rose

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We have developed an interactive storytelling platform for mobile devices that encourages children to engage in story creation across both digital and physical spaces. In our pilot study we have found that when using Bear Abouts, children engage in open-ended creative activity with tablet devices, and they also re-tell and re-frame narratives with each other. The platform does not use external electronics hardware, and has the potential to be a low-cost option for tangible interactions. This paper provides context for the demo of the Bear Abouts platform.

Presentation Conference Type Poster
Start Date Jun 27, 2017
Publication Date Jun 27, 2017
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Institution Citation Glowacki, B. R. (2017, June). Bear Abouts: Sharing stories across the physical and digital. Poster presented at IDC 2017
Keywords bear abouts, sharing, stories, physical, digital
Additional Information Title of Conference or Conference Proceedings : IDC 2017, June 27–30, 2017, Stanford, CA, USA

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