ERIC Number: EJ486819
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: 0
Scaffolding Story Construction with Interactive Multimedia.
Steiner, Karl E.; Moher, Thomas G.
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, v3 n2 p173-95 1994
Describes the Graphic Story Writer system, which was written to explore ways in which a computer can simulate the presence of an active listener for early readers and preliterate children as they explore story construction. An authoring tool that allows adults or more advanced students to create or edit new scenarios is also described. (Contains 14 references.) (KRN)
Descriptors: Authoring Aids (Programming), Computer Assisted Instruction, Courseware, Early Reading, Emergent Literacy, Hypermedia, Illustrations, Multimedia Instruction, Primary Education, Reading Instruction, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Story Grammar, Story Telling, Systems Development, Writing (Composition), Writing Instruction, Young Children
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A