Chapter 6Visual Learning Tools-Videos and Photos By: Alejandra Cruz Carmen Vigil Dalila Avila Sajadian Wenjie Wang
Table of Contents What are the visual learning tools? Why are visual learning tools useful? When do teachers use video and photo tools? Who is using video and photo tools teaching and learning? How to use video and photo tools?
Promoting interaction techniques of engaging with audiences
When do teachers use video and photo tools?
Digital stories derive their power from adding the elements of image and design to create a story that communicates in a powerful way
Students create and collaborate, research and share, and take ownership of their learning
Digital images and copyright
How to use video and photo tools? Example of digital storytelling: Steps for Digital Storytelling Brainstorm and develop a topic and purpose for writing Discuss expectations and assessment of digital stories Create a storyboard or outlines for the story line Discuss how images communicate a story and help to enhance the message Use a digital camera to capture photos or find photos online that are free and available to use Identify elements of digital stories Use editing tools to edit images and create the digital story
How to use video and photo tools? Example of digital storytelling: 2. Six elements of digital stories Voice: write in the first or third person Character: list the traits your main character demonstrates Setting: describe where the story takes place Conflict: show a disagreement or struggle Visual: use photos or other images to enhance the story’s meaning Pacing: set the stage by using rising action, create drama using conflict, and use falling action to lead to resolution
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