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Title: Programming and epic-based digital storytelling using scratch

Authors: D. Yamunathangam

Addresses: Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

Abstract: Storytelling is a powerful tool to impart traditional and cultural values to children. There is a decline in the legacy of oral storytelling tradition followed by our ancestors. Digital storytelling has emerged as the successor and the modern storytelling method follows similar strategies of classical storytelling. Digital storytelling has started its evolution in teaching and learning process and emerged as the best tool to engage teachers and their students. Middle school students use various digital storytelling environments to learn a programming language. In this paper, epic-based digital storytelling (EBDS) pedagogy using scratch to learn a programming language is discussed. The various aspects of using EBDS in education are given in the paper.

Keywords: epic-based digital storytelling; EBDS; pedagogy; scratch; team-based learning; TBL; programming.

DOI: 10.1504/IJCC.2021.113984

International Journal of Cloud Computing, 2021 Vol.10 No.1/2, pp.70 - 77

Received: 03 Jun 2019
Accepted: 23 Dec 2019

Published online: 15 Mar 2021 *

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