Timothy Martinez's research while affiliated with University of California, Santa Barbara and other places

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In this paper, we present our analysis of 92 fourth graders' digital story projects completed in LaPlaya, a Scratch-like programming environment. Projects were analyzed for the way that students programmed the start of the story, and if the program integrated user-centered design by providing instruction to the user on how to interact with the digi...


... Sounds is also common outputs for many computational toolkits. Sound can be combined with animation to produce multisensory effects [20,55], or being used on his own to produce music or stories [2,64]. Finally, many computational toolkits focus on haptic outputs, especially through the use of robots that can be moved in space according to specific instructions. ...