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    Visual literacy Visual literacy Presentation Transcript

    • Digital Storytelling, VisualLiteracy and 21st Century Learning Presented by Alfredo Papaseit CIS PD Session March 25, 2011
    • Luxo Jr<Video>What do you think?
    • The Changing Media Landscape http://www.fotopedia.com/items/flickr-2830319467
    • http://blog-imgs-27.fc2.com/s/h/i/shiokazek/20050712153143.jpg
    • …but have you seen this <Video> Googlelittrips.com http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1gMSRFllN9M What do you think?
    • …or what happens when you can combine Flickr and Google earth <Video> ViewFinder
    • ViewFinderhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7VffQfDCY ns&featur e=player_embedded What do you think?
    • …and the company you areapplying to, starts accepting audiovisual application letters? <Video> Chris Traeger http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yVY5_YdFa40
    • Welcome to the Human Network
    • What do you think?
    • Communicating Visually in the 21st Century: A Visual Literacy Framework Image from:http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2227/1824234195_e6b913c563_z.jpg?zz=1
    • Biological basisfor Visualcommunication Image from: http://mediaspin.com/blog/?paged=22
    • • Auditory nerve: 30,000 fibers. • Optic nerve: 1 million fibers (Burmark, 2002)Image from:http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2664/4013906048_cab928d3ae.jpg
    • Basically, you’ve got a dial- up connection from the ear to the brain and broadband from the eye to the brainImage from:http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2664/4013906048_cab928d3ae.jpg
    • What is your definition of visual literacy? What do you think?
    • My definition of visual literacy http://images.elfwood.com/art/e/d/edea/SciFi.Fantasy.Ice_Spirit_Eye_.eye.jpg.rZd.223016.jpg http://farm1.static.flickr.com/70/166216003_4fedec7570_o.jpg
    • Navigating Evaluating Communicating
    • Navigate kids have to be able to find stuff (Creative Commons Search) Image from: http://www.wikihow.com/Image:Trinket-Compass-4531.jpg http://www.flickr.com/photos/chop/4972617478/
    • Evaluatekids have to seekmeaning in images. Image from: http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3598/3444063292_92449af37a_b.jpg
    • Communicate kids have to use images to create meaning, by telling stories, creating content, and contributing.
    • Digital Storytelling vs. Digital SpectacleTrue digital storytelling is grounded in the developmentof personal stories through narrative, and focuses ondeveloping fundamental skills such as: • Writing • Accessing, evaluating and synthesizing media • Project management • Technical and computer use • Understanding how to use intellectual property in an ethical and socially acceptable manner http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3597/3394439610_907d99c8c5_b.jpg
    • Communicate Teacher tube – Youtube -- Second Life -- Film on the fly: Jing Our stories -- VoiceThread –
    • Elements of Digital Storytelling: • Point of view • Dramatic questions • Emotional content • The gift of your voice • Soundtrack • Economy • Pacing http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3213/2663002763_a567d12488_b.jpg
    • Point of view What is the main point of the story and what is the perspective of the author? http://farm1.static.flickr.com/210/491671002_3c2ef93b09_z.jpg?zz=1
    • Dramatic question A key question that keeps the viewer’s attention and will be answered by the end of the story.Image from: http://flickr.com/photos/jimfrazier/525695141/ http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3367/3446437797_505fd1e145_z.jpg?zz=1
    • Emotional contentSerious issues that come alive in apersonal and powerful way andconnects the story to the audience. Image from: http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2787/4185966439_2d527363c0_o.jpg
    • The gift of your voice A way to personalize the story to help the audience understand the context.
    • Soundtrack: Music or other sounds that support and embellish the storyline Image from: http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4134/4881733858_e63977dda9_b.jpg
    • Economy Using enough content to tell the story without overloading the viewer
    • Pacing The rhythm of the story and how slowly or quickly it progresses. http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1207/1323025528_d2a63b1aec_o.jpg
    • The end of the lights <Video> What do you think?
    • 21st Century Literacy How are our students learning these skills? Image from: http://flickr.com/photos/shapeshift/86339994/
    • Resources THANK YOUAll resources for this presentation can be found at: http://apapaseit.edublogs.org