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    1. 1. Digital Story Telling OnLine Presenter David Brear New Era Teaching and Learning and CUE BC October 1- 8, 2010
    2. 2. Welcome <ul><li>Introductions, please add yours to the Moodle course </li></ul><ul><li>Overview of the Course and Web Site, Digital Story Telling 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Story Telling is a Win, Win </li></ul><ul><li>Ask Questions </li></ul>
    3. 3. What is a Digital Story <ul><li>A digital story is a 21st century form of mass communication that harks back to the ancient art of oral storytelling. </li></ul><ul><li>This contemporary form of mediated communication combines traditional techniques from television, video production, radio, newspapers and magazines with contemporary multimedia tools to deliver informative and entertaining short productions with text, still and motion images, sound, music, and voice. </li></ul><ul><li>They are script-driven and all about the articulation of a coherent verbal expression – the voice – of the narrator. </li></ul>
    4. 4. The best digital stories usually …. <ul><li>Begin with a script that focuses the writing before audio and video are created or manipulated. </li></ul><ul><li>Are quite personal with the narrator making it clear how something or somebody impacted her or his life. </li></ul><ul><li>Are concise at two to five minutes long with story narrowed down to a single nugget of one central idea. </li></ul><ul><li>Use easily-available source materials such as still photos, hand drawings, scanned images, transition effects, and recorded narrative. </li></ul><ul><li>Include universal story elements of conflict, transformation,and closure in a way with which the audience can identify and be changed. </li></ul><ul><li>Involve collaboration in which people give and receive feedback during scripting and production. </li></ul>
    5. 5. Digital stories come in many forms … <ul><li>Personal narrative </li></ul><ul><li>Fictional story </li></ul><ul><li>Movie or book trailer </li></ul><ul><li>Public relations message </li></ul><ul><li>Movie or book review </li></ul><ul><li>Interview </li></ul><ul><li>Song </li></ul><ul><li>Rebus riddle </li></ul><ul><li>Very short documentary </li></ul><ul><li>Reminiscence </li></ul><ul><li>Persuasive charitable pitch </li></ul><ul><li>Animation </li></ul><ul><li>Learning instruction </li></ul><ul><li>Poem </li></ul><ul><li>Photographic journey </li></ul><ul><li>Lots of other forms </li></ul>
    6. 6. Value of Digital Stories <ul><li>Active, not passive process </li></ul><ul><li>Creates atmosphere of excitement and fun </li></ul><ul><li>Bridges school and community </li></ul><ul><li>Weaves into all subject areas </li></ul><ul><li>Effective for both visual and auditory learners </li></ul><ul><li>Fosters appropriate use of technology within curriculum </li></ul>Frazel, Midge “Digital Storytelling”,Pg. 11, ISTE, 2010
    7. 7. Getting Started <ul><li>Brainstorm ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Story board your ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Write your script </li></ul><ul><li>Collect materials/resources </li></ul><ul><li>Decide on your software </li></ul><ul><li>Start putting your Digital Story together </li></ul><ul><li>Test it as you create it </li></ul>
    8. 8. Putting the DST Together <ul><li>Scan and place pictures </li></ul><ul><li>Collect and try and lay the music track </li></ul><ul><li>Practice and lay the voice track </li></ul><ul><li>Create and insert video clips </li></ul><ul><li>Edit, edit, edit !! </li></ul><ul><li>Try it often !! </li></ul><ul><li>Let friends view it as you create it !! </li></ul><ul><li>Be open to suggestions to improve it !! </li></ul>
    9. 9. Questions to Answer <ul><li>Does it fit the specific time limit ? </li></ul><ul><li>Does it work for you, the creator ? </li></ul><ul><li>Does it say what you want it to say ? </li></ul><ul><li>Does it reflect your script, storyboard ? </li></ul><ul><li>Does the voice fit in the right footage ? </li></ul><ul><li>Does the music work for the footage selected ? </li></ul><ul><li>Is the music level higher/lower than your voice ? </li></ul>
    10. 10. Each Picture Tells a Story