Welcome to the Post-Summit! • What do you hope to learn in this session? • How have you used technology to tell a story?
“Technology is the campfire around which we tell our stories.” −Laurie Anderson
10:00-10:20 Introduction & Background10:20-10:30 First Semester Overview10:30-11:30 Activity: Installation11:30-12:00 Lunch12:00-12:10 Intro. to Transmedia Storytelling12:10-12:20 Second Semester Overview12:20-1:20 Activity: Transmedia Storytelling1:20-1:30 7E Lesson Framework Analysis1:30-1:40 Implications for the Classroom1:40-2:00 Resources, Questions & Closing
“We are now in the middle of asecond Gutenberg shift frombook fluency to screen fluency,from literacy to visuality.”- Kevin Kelly, Senior Editor of WIRED
An Unprecedented Opportunity• Media are converging• Participatory culture is on the rise• Design thinking is beginning to drive businesses• Screens are replacing texts as primary tools of communication
IBM 2010Global 1,500 leadersCEO 60 countriesSurvey Creativity is the #1 leadership competency for the future.
Innovative Course Description• TEA-Approved Innovative Course• Available 2012-2013 School Year• PEIMS #N1170145 Abbreviation: ARMECOM2• State Elective Credit: 1
Texas Policy Support: Standards Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Fine Arts Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Technology Applications Texas College and Career Readiness Standards
Essential Knowledge and Skills1. Perception & Information Acquisition2. Creative Expression & Communication3. Historical/Cultural Studies4. Response, Evaluation, and Media Literacy5. Problem Solving6. Participatory Culture
Scaffolding & Alignment AMC I 1. Visual Culture & Identity 2. Imagination & Ideas 3. Collaboration & Communication 4. Social Relevance & Community AMC II 1. Exploring Personal Memory 2. Imagining New Worlds 3. Creating Immersive Stories 4. Feeding Collective Intelligence
“Participatory culture shifts thefocus of literacy from one ofindividual expression tocommunity involvement.”− Henry Jenkins
Module 2: Imagining New Worlds• Lesson 1: Altered Environments and World Building• Lesson 2: Idea Lab – Group Installation Brainstorm• Lesson 3: Site-Specific Installation
“The artist’s world is limitless. Itcan be found anywhere, far fromwhere he lives or a few feet away.It is always on his doorstep.” −Paul Strand, American photographer and filmmaker
Activity: Site-Specific InstallationTask: Alter this environment using materials &responding to word on index card at your table.Timeboxing – Short sprints to reach “impossible” goals Brainstorming & creative production technique based on work of Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi (Flow)5 min 5 min 15 min 15 minBrainstorm Sketch, Build & Evaluate andConcept Negotiate, Create Art modify, finalize Distribute building Workload
What is transmedia storytelling? • Multiple media formats • Complex worlds • Multiple entry points
Basic Structures of a Story• Exposition – where a story starts• Plot• Setting• Character• Rising Action• Falling Action• Climax• Resolution or denouement
Module 4: Feeding Collective Intelligence • Lesson 1: Interactive Stories and Game Designs • Lesson 2: The “Happening” • Lesson 3: Reflections – Digital Portfolio Assembly
Activity: Transmedia Storytelling• Create a poster to represent and “pitch” your story as if to a producer.• Build off of our installation in some way.• Each group will have 5 minutes to engage us with their story.• Your media and constraints will vary by group.• Brainstorm, collaborate, negotiate, share• Work quickly – 40 minutes to poster presentations
7E Lesson Analysis• Review the lesson handed to you in terms of the 7E framework.• With your partner, analyze how the lesson moves through the 7Es.• What are some differences you observe between this model and other visual arts lessons you have seen in the past?• What might be some of your predictions on how these changes impact the learning experience?
Implications for the Classroom• With a partner from a different group, discuss the process you used to generate your story ideas and think through how you might guide a group of students through the actual creation of these projects.• What modifications to your classroom or instruction might need to be made to help students be successful with lessons like these?
Lessons Learned continued• Work with tech staff in advance• Download, test, practice using software• Don’t forget the small stuff—where to save files• Create weblists in advance• Review best practices in social media• Don’t be afraid of loud and messy group work
Technology & Supplies • Art room & materials • Digital cameras (still and video) • LED projector • Internet connection • Computers • Color printer
Contact InformationTexas Cultural Trust823 Congress Ave., Suite 650Austin, TX 78701http://txculturaltrust.org/Amy Barbee, Executive Directorabarbee@txculturaltrust.orgCaroline Hammond, Project Managerchammond@txculturaltrust.org
Contact InformationResources for Learning7035 Bee Cave Rd. #101Austin, TX 78746www.resourcesforlearning.netLinda Wurzbach, President email@example.comJudy Jennings, Director of Assessment/Curriculum firstname.lastname@example.orgAmy Guadagnoli, Director of Creative Services email@example.com
Martha Graham quote.“There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, aquickening, that is translated through youinto action, and because there is only oneof you in all time, this expression isunique.” −Martha Graham