His students had no idea they were engaging in transmedia, a way of telling a story or an experience across various platforms, or that they were exercising their “transliteracies” by processing information from multiple media to gain a fuller understanding of what took place that day.
Transmedia isn’t just a new buzzword that belongs to academics or high-priced media consultants. It’s a form of, and an approach to, storytelling that boasts a range of potential curricular applications that applies to literacy and the content areas. Teaching with transmedia guides students through various media formats to provide an immersive experience that makes any topic or narrative more vivid and personal.
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