What is Digital Storytelling?


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    1. 1. Digital Storytelling<br />Kim Yi and Jenny Lapple<br />
    2. 2. The power of storytelling<br />History is nothing but a series of stories, whether it be world history or family history. <br /> Bill Mooney and David Holt, The Storyteller’s Guide<br />
    3. 3. The power of storytelling<br />It takes a thousand voices to tell a single story. <br /> Native American saying <br />
    4. 4. The power of storytelling<br />Because there is a natural storytelling urge and ability in all human beings, even just a little nurturing of this impulse can bring about astonishing and delightful results. <br />Nancy Mellon, The Art of Storytelling<br />
    5. 5. What is a digital story?<br />digital story (dig·i·tal sto·ry)<br />A short, first-person video-narrative created by combining recorded voice, still and moving images, and music or other sounds. Digital storytelling uses new digital tools to help ordinary people tell their own ‘true stories.’ <br />
    6. 6. What is a digital story?<br />
    7. 7. Elements of digital storytelling<br />Point of view<br />Dramatic question<br />Emotional content<br />The gift of your voice<br />Soundtrack<br />Economy <br />Pacing <br />
    8. 8. Elements of digital storytelling<br />Point of view<br />What is the main point of <br />the story and what is the <br />perspective of the author? <br />
    9. 9. Elements of digital storytelling<br />Dramatic question<br />A key question that keeps the viewer’s <br />attention and will be<br />answered by the end <br />of the story. <br />
    10. 10. Elements of digital storytelling<br />Emotional content<br />Serious issues that come alive <br />in a personal and powerful <br />way and connects the story<br />to the audience.<br />
    11. 11. Elements of digital storytelling<br />The gift of your voice<br />A way to personalize the story <br />to help the audience understand<br />the context.<br />
    12. 12. Elements of digital storytelling<br />Soundtrack <br />Music or other sounds<br />that support and embellish<br />the storyline.<br />
    13. 13. Elements of digital storytelling<br />Economy<br />Using just enough content to tell the story without <br />overloading the viewer. <br />
    14. 14. Elements of digital storytelling<br />Pacing<br />The rhythm of the story<br />and how slowly or quickly <br />it progresses.<br />
    15. 15. Digital Stories <br />Scissors<br />Inconsequential Moments <br />myIligan <br />
    16. 16. Benefits of DST in the classroom<br />Students…<br />Internalize the language of new media <br />Learn new ways of thinking and communicating<br />Engage in an epistemological surplus <br />Develop their voice in the digital realm <br />Become familiar with the DAOW of DST<br />
    17. 17. Integrating DST in the classroom<br />Learn from what you watch<br />See technology as a teaching tool, not a teaching goal<br />Allow your students to lead you<br />Learn by trial and error<br />Give your students freedom, but hold them accountable<br />Consider yourself the executive producer<br />Celebrate your students’ work <br />
    18. 18. Educational Digital Stories<br />The Yosemite Valley Story <br />Learning Spanish is Cool <br />Religious Freedom <br />Communication with Technology <br />Decisions <br />Adoption <br />
    19. 19. Assessment <br />Create a rubric to assess…<br />Story<br />Artifacts<br />Student planning and process<br />Media grammar<br />Content<br />Student teamwork and use of resources<br />Performance <br />Self-assessment <br />
    20. 20. Copyright law<br />Quick Copyright Facts<br />All tangible creative works are protected by copyright immediately upon creation<br />Quoting or crediting the author of a copied work does not satisfy copyright requirements<br />When in doubt about either the copyright status of a work or the appropriateness of your use of that work, get permission<br />Be aware of Educational Fair Use <br />
    21. 21. Copyright LawEducational Fair Use<br />Fair Use Analysis<br />What is the character of use?<br />What is the nature of the work to be used?<br />How much of the work will you use?<br />What effect would this use have on the market for the original or for permissions if the use were widespread?<br />
    22. 22. Examples of (non-commercial) Educational Purposes<br />Instruction or curriculum-based teaching by educators to students at nonprofit educational institutions<br />Study or investigation in order to contribute to a field of knowledge<br />Presentation of research findings at peer conferences, workshops or seminars<br />
    23. 23. Getting started!<br />Part One: Define, Collect, Decide<br />Part Two: Select, Import, Create<br />Part Three: Decide, Write, Record, Finalize<br />Part Four: Demonstrate, Evaluate, Replicate<br />
    24. 24. Integrating DST in the classroom<br />
    25. 25. DST Resources<br />Digital storytelling<br />Center for Digital Storytelling<br />DigiTales<br />Tools<br />AASL DST Wiki<br />100 DST Tools <br />Educational resources <br />The Educational Uses of Digital Storytelling<br />Moving at the Speed of Creativity<br /> Digital Storytelling in the classroom (Microsoft) <br />
    26. 26. Conclusion <br />
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