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Weeknote 3/1/20

Weeknote summary for 3rd January 2020

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Storytelling

Let there be tech: what “creation myths” tell us about control

Lawrie’s been at it again! Following a conversation with Amber Thomas, he posted last night about classic tales and our relationship with ed tech referring to classics like “Stone Soup”, “The Emperor’s New Clothes” and so on and he asked for people to contribute ideas for other narrative types that characterise the ed tech landscape. […]

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Story Wars: The dark side of the force?

I love just about anything to do with stories and storytelling but this video by Jonah Sachs left me more than a little depressed. What does it do for you? It comes from the Future of Storytelling site (def worth a look!). It’s beautifully done an…

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Telling stories in the digital domain: 2 examples

I’ve been reading a lot about narrative for my dissertation recently and came across 2 examples this morning that illustrate some of the ideas I’ve come across. Oatmeal on Game of Thrones The first simple example is from the Oatmeal. It says it’s …