publication . Article . 2016

Narrative in young children’s digital art-making

Sakr, Mona; Connelly, Vince; Wild, Mary;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Sep 2016
  • Publisher: Sage
  • Country: Canada
Abstract
Digital technologies have material and social properties that have the potential to create new opportunities for children’s expressive arts practices. The presence and development of oral narratives in young children’s visual art-making on paper has been noted in previous research, but little is known about the narratives children create when they engage in digital art-making. How do young children construct narratives during digital art-making? How do the features of these narratives relate to the social and material properties of the digital resources they are using? How can looking at these narratives inform and enrich our understanding of children’s art-maki...
Subjects
ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_PERSONALCOMPUTING
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Ahn, J., & Filipenko, M. (2007) Narrative, imaginary play, art, and self: Intersecting worlds. Early Childhood Education Journal, 34(4), 279-289.

Anning, A. (2003) Pathways to the Graphicacy Club: the Crossroad of Home and Pre-school, Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, 3 (1), pp. 5 -35. [OpenAIRE]

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