Digital storytellingat CPUTDaniela Gachago &Veronica Barnes
• My computer is the nucleus of my workspace• When I need information I go online• Besides IM or email my cell phone is my...
What is/are the most importantskills your students have todevelop?BUZZChanging student skill requirements
What Happens When You Turn YourBack In A 21st Century Classroom…http://www.teachthought.com/technology/what-happens-when-y...
Challenges
Five fundamental digitalliteracies, online skills:– attention,– participation,– collaboration,– critical consumption ofinf...
Oblinger
Axel Bruns
We want stories. We love stories. Stories keep usalive. Stories that come from a place of deepinsight and with a knowing w...
Digital storytelling at CPUT
Definition – digital stories / narratives
• Digital literacies• Alternative to research essay• Authentic acquisition of content• Flexibility• Link to communities – ...
Student feedbackIf you’re reading something and you get to watch it , soyou’re absorbing it, hearing it and you’re doing i...
Planning of DST projectsIntroResearch /brainstormingScripting StoryboardingImagesPhotostory NarrationBackgroundsoundsScree...
Work in progress
• Focus on open source /freely available softwareon the web• Audacity & MovieMaker• PhotostorySoftware & media used
Creative commons
Course models of DST projects
Digital Storytelling
Digital storytelling
Storytelling
Storytelling
• From consumption to production tocontribution, Stetsenko 2008Human development and learning
4th year Education studentHayley Whitcomb’s story
So yes, if you get exposed toanother person’s culture,surely you will respect thatculture eventually and youwill learn abo...
Mobile learning and digital storiesParticipatory Learning and Action Techniques
• Aim: establishing needs of various groups incommunities in order to develop some form of actionon this need• Important: ...
Community mapping - urban
Community map - rural
River of Life
Planning of DST projects (7 steps of DST)IntroPLA / StorycircleScripting StoryboardingImagesPhotostory NarrationBackground...
• Social cohesion / social pedagogy• From vulnerability to pride, pedagogy ofdiscomfort• Social justice education• Engagem...
• Technology• Assessment• Time• Access• Diverse literacy skills• Adapting model to specific discipline• Process vs product...
Any questions?• www.cput.ac.za/blogs/edutech• http://www.cput.ac.za/blogs/edutech/digital-storytelling-resources/• YouTube...
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  • Train the trainer digital storytelling workshop at CPUT May 2013

    1. 1. Digital storytellingat CPUTDaniela Gachago &Veronica Barnes
    2. 2. • My computer is the nucleus of my workspace• When I need information I go online• Besides IM or email my cell phone is my primary method ofcommunication• I’m usually juggling five things at once• My attention span is very small• I want instant gratification• I get bored very easilyOblinger 2008New generation of students
    3. 3. What is/are the most importantskills your students have todevelop?BUZZChanging student skill requirements
    4. 4. What Happens When You Turn YourBack In A 21st Century Classroom…http://www.teachthought.com/technology/what-happens-when-you-turn-your-back-in-a-21st-century-classroom/
    5. 5. Challenges
    6. 6. Five fundamental digitalliteracies, online skills:– attention,– participation,– collaboration,– critical consumption ofinformation(or "crap detection"),– and network smartsHarold Rheingold
    7. 7. Oblinger
    8. 8. Axel Bruns
    9. 9. We want stories. We love stories. Stories keep usalive. Stories that come from a place of deepinsight and with a knowing wink to their audience,and stories that tease us into examining our ownfeelings and beliefs, and stories that guide us onour own path. But most importantly, stories told asstories, that honor the simple idea that we want torelvice wat the autor experienced in time andplace.BUZZJoe Lambert, 2013
    10. 10. Digital storytelling at CPUT
    11. 11. Definition – digital stories / narratives
    12. 12. • Digital literacies• Alternative to research essay• Authentic acquisition of content• Flexibility• Link to communities – transfer of academiccontent to personal lives• Student engagement• Alternative assessment toolWhy digital narratives?
    13. 13. Student feedbackIf you’re reading something and you get to watch it , soyou’re absorbing it, hearing it and you’re doing itespecially because part of you were doing the wholethingy. So as you’re doing it, you’re learning from it andit was fun like most videos it was fun.So you kind of want to play the video over and over andyou know… it was the fun part like apply what you learntinto the movie …Thembani: I feel like the video it’s kind of good way oflearning like I will prefer the video like in anything.Interviewer: Why?
    14. 14. Planning of DST projectsIntroResearch /brainstormingScripting StoryboardingImagesPhotostory NarrationBackgroundsoundsScreeningVisual literacyAcademic literacyPerfomanceMultimedia skillsInformation literacy
    15. 15. Work in progress
    16. 16. • Focus on open source /freely available softwareon the web• Audacity & MovieMaker• PhotostorySoftware & media used
    17. 17. Creative commons
    18. 18. Course models of DST projects
    19. 19. Digital Storytelling
    20. 20. Digital storytelling
    21. 21. Storytelling
    22. 22. Storytelling
    23. 23. • From consumption to production tocontribution, Stetsenko 2008Human development and learning
    24. 24. 4th year Education studentHayley Whitcomb’s story
    25. 25. So yes, if you get exposed toanother person’s culture,surely you will respect thatculture eventually and youwill learn about that personand you see that personwith more respect and in abetter light.Real storiesEverybody has their own story to tell. So digitalstory allows you to tell your specific story andshare it amongst everybody in your classroom.
    26. 26. Mobile learning and digital storiesParticipatory Learning and Action Techniques
    27. 27. • Aim: establishing needs of various groups incommunities in order to develop some form of actionon this need• Important: critical self-consciousness on the part of theresearchers as well as a concern with social justice• Characterized as process, not a one-off event which isinteractive, uses visual methods, is aimed at action andreflection and is usually practiced in a group setting.• Good for students with diverse academic literacy skills• Examples: Community Mapping or River of LifeParticipatory Learning & Action Techniques
    28. 28. Community mapping - urban
    29. 29. Community map - rural
    30. 30. River of Life
    31. 31. Planning of DST projects (7 steps of DST)IntroPLA / StorycircleScripting StoryboardingImagesPhotostory NarrationBackgroundsoundsScreeningOwning your insightsOwning your emotionsFinding the momentSeeing your storyHearing your storyAssembling your storySharing your story
    32. 32. • Social cohesion / social pedagogy• From vulnerability to pride, pedagogy ofdiscomfort• Social justice education• Engagement with issues around diversity• Critical reflection• Student identityBenefits of digital storytelling
    33. 33. • Technology• Assessment• Time• Access• Diverse literacy skills• Adapting model to specific discipline• Process vs product• Dissemination of stories (access, copyright)Challenges of DST projects
    34. 34. Any questions?• www.cput.ac.za/blogs/edutech• http://www.cput.ac.za/blogs/edutech/digital-storytelling-resources/• YouTube channel:http://www.youtube.com/user/CPUTstories• gachagod@cput.ac.za or barnesv@cput.ac.zaContact us

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