Interactive Stories involves a learning design that
has language students scripting, filming, and then editing/authoring
choose your own adventure style multimedia modules.
The terms Interactive Conversations and Interactive
Dialogues have also been used to describe the student
Interactive Stories assist in cultivating other skills in
addition to linguistic proficiency.These skills are recognised
by the project leaders and teaching staff as crucial learning
outcomes. Through the use of multimedia the students further
their technological aptitude.
Students experience the reality of engaging in language and
logic in the production of their project. They encounter collaborative
learning and are faced with the responsibilities and benefits
imposed by team work. Organisational skills are critical to
the success of the entire production.
Above all, the learning design in its entirety promotes creativity
and artistic expression.
The learning design has been developed specifically for language
students, particularly those undertaking units that include
aspects of culture. However the design could be adapted easily
to suit units from other disciplines such as law, business,