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Cognitive Processing within Narrative-Centered Learning Environments
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, , University of North Texas, United States

Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Charleston, SC, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-67-9 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA

Abstract

This paper examines how narrative-centered learning environments are establishing themselves as affordable and effective alternatives to traditional text-based delivery models, static computer-based tutoring systems, and immersive, role-playing computer game-based resources. Drawing upon long-standing cultural traditions while embodying constructivist principles and relying on cognitive theories that detail the processing of word-driven information, narrative-centered learning environments are quietly, and quite naturally, winning over the minds of educators and students alike.

Citation

Wright, R. & Blackwell, D. (2009). Cognitive Processing within Narrative-Centered Learning Environments. In I. Gibson, R. Weber, K. McFerrin, R. Carlsen & D. Willis (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2009--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 1598-1602). Charleston, SC, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved September 19, 2019 from .

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