CHAPTER 8

Tackling Projects for Children

What special considerations must we be aware of in designing a work of digital storytelling for children?

How much of a role, if any, do parents play in determining their children’s access to interactive media, and what are their chief concerns in this area?

In making products for kids, how useful are professional experts, focus groups, and testing?

What Seven Kisses of Death can doom an interactive media project for children, and what are some effective strategies for combating them?

A SIGNIFICANT PIECE OF THE DIGITAL PIE

Although some people are fairly dismissive of projects made for young audiences and do not take this sector of new media seriously, this is a sadly shortsighted attitude. Content made ...

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