Getting the full picture: storyboarding our way to stand alone Moodle

Doyle, Joanne and Farley, Helen and Martin, Neil (2013) Getting the full picture: storyboarding our way to stand alone Moodle. In: 30th Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Conference (ASCILITE 2013): Electric Dreams, 1-4 Dec 2013, Sydney, Australia.

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The process of storyboarding has long been used in the cinematic industry for scoping out, through sketches and illustrations, the sequence of narrative activities for film production. More recently, storyboarding has been used for user experience design, multimedia prototyping and mobile app development. This paper describes how researchers in a project team used storyboarding as part of a User-Centred Software Engineering (UCSE) approach to determine stakeholders' needs when designing an internet-independent version of Moodle. Storyboarding proved to be an effective way to capture a wide range of functionality requirements and align project outcome perspectives for the 'ideal product'. Most importantly, the storyboarding process enabled early detection of knowledge gaps and skill sets so that strategies could be devised to bridge the gaps. This paper will outline the storyboarding process, the gaps unearthed and the strategies employed to overcome identified skills and knowledge shortages.

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Additional Information: © 2013 Macquarie University, ascilite, and the authors of individual articles. This publication is copyright. It may be reproduced in whole or in part for the purposes of study, research, or review, but is subject to the inclusion of an acknowledgment of the source.
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Historic - Australian Digital Futures Institute
Date Deposited: 10 Dec 2013 04:33
Last Modified: 14 Dec 2014 23:17
Uncontrolled Keywords: storyboarding; technology; learning; digital; project management
Fields of Research : 08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0806 Information Systems > 080603 Conceptual Modelling
13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130306 Educational Technology and Computing
15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1503 Business and Management > 150303 Corporate Governance and Stakeholder Engagement
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9305 Education and Training Systems > 930501 Education and Training Systems Policies and Development

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