Exploring transmedia storytelling as an approach to assessment in problem-based learning

Berezina, E * (2020) Exploring transmedia storytelling as an approach to assessment in problem-based learning. In: 4th International Conference on Education and Multimedia Technology (ICEMT 2020), July 19-22, 2020, Kyoto, Japan.

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Abstract

In this paper, we discuss the recently developed edutainment approach – transmedia storytelling – as a tool for assessment of subjects that adopt the Problem-Based learning approach. Transmedia storytelling was used as a part of the assessment strategy for the third-year elective subject for psychology students in a private University in Malaysia. 85 third-year students had been implementing projects to promote mental health using a variety of social media within 12 weeks. The results show that transmedia storytelling could be incorporated as part of the assessments in higher education as it fulfils academic expectations, maintains student motivation and creates an interactive platform for communication between educators, students and the general public.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Assessments; student engagement; transmedia storytelling; problem-based learning; mental health promotion
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Divisions: Sunway University > School of Science and Technology > Dept. Psychology
Depositing User: Dr Janaki Sinnasamy
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Date Deposited: 04 Sep 2020 03:27
Last Modified: 22 Sep 2020 02:23
URI: http://eprints.sunway.edu.my/id/eprint/1361

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