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Friday, August 3 • 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Designing Mobile Stories: An Introduction to the Augmented Reality and Interactive Storytelling Development Platform

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In this workshop, we will investigate how we can leverage mobile technologies to connect learning across space, time, and context. Specifically, we will explore how storytelling, as a cultural, historical, and social practice, intersects with the affordances of mobile technologies. We will focus our design efforts in on how Augmented Reality (AR) technologies can generate connections across personal interest, peer relationships, and academic achievement to engage key civic issues. To complete this work, we will use the Augmented Reality and Interactive Storytelling (ARIS) platform as a design case for how to design digital media experiences at the intersection of AR and storytelling practices. ARIS offers non-programmers a sandbox-like platform on which to build these connected experiences, which makes it accessible across audiences and disciplines. Participants will gain the necessary experience in this development platform to implement it into their fields of interest.

Speakers
avatar for David Gagnon

David Gagnon

Field Day Lab
avatar for Breanne Litts

Breanne Litts

Assistant Professor, Utah State University
avatar for Chase Mortensen

Chase Mortensen

Research Assistant, Utah State University


Friday August 3, 2018 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Media Lab - Silverman Skyline, 6th Floor, Building E14 75 Amherst St, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA

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