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"How to tell a digital story" from "I am Africa. This is my story..."

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Instructional presentation for "I am Africa. This is my story..." Digital storytelling contest sponsored by UNESCO PPN and developed by Chrysalis Campaign, Inc. …

Instructional presentation for "I am Africa. This is my story..." Digital storytelling contest sponsored by UNESCO PPN and developed by Chrysalis Campaign, Inc.
For contest: http://i-am-the-story.ning.com
For Chrysalis Campaign http://globallearningframework.ning.com
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  • 1. How to… Tell a Powerful Story on YouTube
    By Richard C. Close Servant – CEO The Chrysalis Campaign, Inc.
    http://globallearningframework.ning.com
    “I am Africa, This is my story…” Global Learning Framework are a Copyright 2011 Richard C. Close and Chrysalis Campaign. Inc.Photography the copyright of Richard C. Close
  • 2. We believe youare changing Africaand should not be silenced.
  • 3. “Knowledge plus Community is the Power to Change the World” - RC
    Knowledge
    + Community
    Real Power
  • 4. Use the world wide web for something very ancient and powerful… The Testimony
    Storytelling is:
  • www.I-am-the-story.org
    Join the tribe
    • www. I-am-the-story.org
    • 12. Get trained
    • 13. Invite everyone
    Upload
    • www.youtube.com
    Network and learn
  • 14. This is a team effort contest
    StoryTeller+ CyberGuide =
  • 15. So what is your story?
    Parent
    Teacher
    NGO
    School
    Orphan
  • 16. Find a “CyberGuide.” They will help to get you on YouTube
    Elder - Friend
    Associations
    Libraries
    Missions
    Schools
    Cyber Cafes
    Telecentres
    Govt. Agencies
  • 17. What the “CyberGuide”will get out of helping you.
    Ask for help posting yourself on YouTube and tell them they will receive:
    Branding & Recognition
    Web presence
    YouTube for:
    Web site
    Fundraising
    Volunteers
    Honor students
    Training
    Search Optimization
    Networking
    Fun
  • 18. Why tell your story?
    Because… you already have already changed the world.
    Because you can:
    • Join forces with others just like you
    • 19. Make a difference
    • 20. Prove to the world that Africa’s youth are amazing
    • 21. Help others
    • 22. Give thanks to those who helped you
    • 23. Learn from others like you
    • 24. Be famous with your own YouTube
  • How to tell your story.
    What is digital storytelling?
    • Who I was and where I came from
    • 25. What was the situation
    • 26. The resources available to me
    • 27. How I changed my life
    • 28. Who helped or encouraged me
    • 29. How I did it
    • 30. What was the result
    • 31. What I learned
    • 32. Who I am now
    • 33. Giving thanks
  • Your Opening Page-Screen
    I am Africa, This is Simon’s Story…
    Kitwe, Zambia
  • 34. Who I Am…
    “My name is ______ ______ and this is my story…”
    Your Name
    Where you came from
    Family
    Organization
    School
  • 35. What was the situation…
    My Story starts in (location) and I had these challenges:
    Family issues
    Political issues
    Tribal history
    Remote location with no resources
    Education
    Poverty
    HIV AIDs
    Environment
    Economy
  • 36. The resources available to me …
    “I looked around for a way to change my situation and I found…
    Teacher who believed in me
    Organization who would help
    Person who would help
    An opportunity I could work with
    Etc…
  • 37. How I Changed My Life…
    “This is what I did…”
    Provided for family
    Got an education
    Apprentice training on the job
    Built a company
    Built a school
    Etc…
  • 38. Who Helped Me…
    “Several people helped me along the way”
    Teachers
    NGO staff
    Family members
    Spiritual Teachers
    Business people
    Organizations
    Coaches
    Etc…
  • 39. How I did it…
    “Several people helped me along the way”
    Went to school
    Got a degree
    Job training
    Worked hard
    Took risks
    Raised a family
    Overcame challenges
    Etc…
  • 40. What were the results…
    “After (what I did), this is what happened”
    A safe family
    Business success
    Community benefit
    Personal goal achieved
    Peace established
    Etc…
  • 41. What I learned…
    “These are the lessons I would like to share with you:”
    We can choose our paths in life
    Work hard
    Never give up
    Use the resources around you
    There are people who can help
    Pursue your dreams
    You are more than what the world tells you
    Etc…
  • 42. Results
    African youth pride
    Personal satisfaction
    Redefine African youth image
    Increased funding
    African youth cyber community
    Encouragement from local community
    Etc...
  • 43. Give Thanks and Encouragement…
    “No one achieves anything with out help from people in life. I would like to take this time to thank:”
    Name and organization of person who helped you
    Organization name
    Org. web site
    Org. address
  • 44. Recognition for Production and CyberGuide(s) …
    “Special thanks to those who helped produce this video:”
    Storyboard Person
    Interviewer
    Video
    Editing and graphics
    Funding
    Organization name
    Org. web site
    Org. address
  • 45. Make Your Story Board
  • 46. Some simple rules to win?
    Winning stories are judged for being:
    • About an African Youth’s life (Ages 14 -35)
    • 47. Encouraging to all
    • 48. Most important feature to judges
    • 49. Educates and inspires people
    • 50. Clean language and images for all ages
    • 51. Honest y
    • 52. Positive and hurts no one
    • 53. Not a fundraising commercial
  • What are you waiting for Africa?Make some noise!
  • 54. The Global Learning Framework©
    Personal and global knowledge is inseparable
    By Richard C. Close
    The Chrysalis Campaign, Inc.New Milford, CT 06776
    rclose@this-is-my-story.org
    Twitter: this-is-my-story
    http://this-is-my-story.ning.com
    Micro Learning Paths, Global Learning Framework, Global Learning Process are Copyright 2011 Richard C. Close Web Education System, My Web Library are Trademark s of Bascom, Inc. www.bascom.com Space Images Copyright NASA. Africa and Brooklyn, NY photography copyright 2007-9 Richard C. Close

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