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Exploring Project-Based Learning and Digital Fabrication Through Transmedia Books

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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Austin, Texas, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-92-1 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA


The poster/demonstration will feature examples of hands-on activities that incorporate digital fabrication and project-based learning principles. Physical models, lessons, and collected research will be shared in order to receive feedback from SITE community members. Examples will predominately feature transmedia books, a new type of physical book that combines multiple media forms so that students not only interact with text but also physically and digitally manipulate embedded content (Cohen, Smolkin, & Bull, 2011).


Kjellstrom, W., Tillman, D., Cohen, J. & Ducamp, G. (2012). Exploring Project-Based Learning and Digital Fabrication Through Transmedia Books. In P. Resta (Ed.), Proceedings of SITE 2012--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 1041-1045). Austin, Texas, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved March 19, 2019 from .

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