Fostering science identity through transmedia storytelling: A mixed-methods approach

Peter Nagy, Areej Mawasi, Ruth Wylie

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Abstract

Transmedia storytelling has been shown to provide a wide range of positive learning outcomes, like increased academic achievement and interest. However, while several studies have investigated the potential learning benefits of transmedia storytelling, it is still not fully understood how it can support learners’ identity development. Here, we present findings from a study that investigated the impact of a transmedia storytelling experience, Frankenstein200, on learners’ science identity. While we could not identify a statistically significant impact of Frankenstein200 on learners’ science identity from the survey data, the qualitative findings showed that many participants could imagine themselves as scientists and identify with scientists after taking part in Frankenstein200.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication14th International Conference of the Learning Sciences
Subtitle of host publicationThe Interdisciplinarity of the Learning Sciences, ICLS 2020 - Conference Proceedings
EditorsMelissa Gresalfi, Ilana Seidel Horn
PublisherInternational Society of the Learning Sciences (ISLS)
Pages873-874
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9781732467262
StatePublished - 2020
Event14th International Conference of the Learning Sciences: The Interdisciplinarity of the Learning Sciences, ICLS 2020 - Nashville, United States
Duration: Jun 19 2020Jun 23 2020

Publication series

NameComputer-Supported Collaborative Learning Conference, CSCL
Volume2
ISSN (Print)1573-4552

Conference

Conference14th International Conference of the Learning Sciences: The Interdisciplinarity of the Learning Sciences, ICLS 2020
CountryUnited States
CityNashville
Period6/19/206/23/20

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Education

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