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Creating Digital Stories
Principles and Practice
Jeremy Williams
Asian International College
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Why go
to the
trouble? ‘Personal voice’ is
empowering
 Peer-to-peer learning and
team work is fundamental
 In a group...
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Tools for creating digital stories
Windows Movie Maker
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Good places to find images
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Try
‘story-
boarding’
first
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Adding background music
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Saving as a movie
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Observing copyright
Image source: http://www.duke.edu/~nem3/cps001/project/copyright_global.jpg
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Upload to YouTube
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Upload to Slideshare
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Elements of a Good Digital Story
 The purpose of the story is clear
 The narrator’s point of view
 Choice of content...
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Some simple principles and practice for creating a digital story using fairly low tech mainstream tools like PowerPoint

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Creating Digital Stories

  1. 1. 1 Creating Digital Stories Principles and Practice Jeremy Williams Asian International College
  2. 2. 2 Why go to the trouble? ‘Personal voice’ is empowering  Peer-to-peer learning and team work is fundamental  In a group process, the sharing of these stories connects people in special ways  Can be inspiring
  3. 3. 3 Tools for creating digital stories Windows Movie Maker
  4. 4. 4 Good places to find images
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  6. 6. 6 Try ‘story- boarding’ first
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  13. 13. 13 Adding background music
  14. 14. 14 Saving as a movie
  15. 15. 15 Observing copyright Image source: http://www.duke.edu/~nem3/cps001/project/copyright_global.jpg
  16. 16. 16 Upload to YouTube
  17. 17. 17 Upload to Slideshare
  18. 18. 18 Elements of a Good Digital Story  The purpose of the story is clear  The narrator’s point of view  Choice of content  Clarity of voice  Pacing of the narrative  Quality of the images  Economical on detail  Good grammar and language use  A sense of humour

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