“The Great Mural of Our People” – a MinecraftEdu + Makey-Makey design

Created for:

Project length:

  • Short (one week, design document).

Team:

  • Matt McGowan (solo project/assignment).

Challenge:

  • Integrate tangible computing into another assignment done during the semester.

I elected to add a tangible element to the design I did for the course’s “Empowering narrative-making in others” assignment earlier in the term–a MinecraftEdu-based project entitled “The Great Mural of Our People” (the text of which is here, for comparison’s sake). Here’s the result of adding Makey-Makey to the mix–wherein students design simple, interactive machines that simulate laborers operating the same machine together:

NARRATIVE AND TANGIBLE COMPUTING – “THE GREAT MURAL OF OUR PEOPLE” (pdf)

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