Digital Storytelling - A method for telling, producing and sharing stories Next Kids Tech Conference
From Oakland to DK
What is it?
How can it be used?
Old Traditions New Ways
How did it start? 1979…2011
Center for Digital Storytelling
Worked in Berkeley - DUSTY
Trainer workshop - Storycenter.org
International and local workshops.
Education, Community, Research
Copenhagen Center for Digital Storytelling
Learning Reflection Identity Process
What is it? "Digital storytelling takes the ancient art of oral storytelling and engages a palette of technical tools to create personal tales using images, graphics, music, and sound mixed together with the author's own story voice." - Joe Lambert, Executive Director Center For Digital Storytelling
A ´typical´ story
A typical digital story holds the format:
250-300 words/script (storyboard)
Voice/music/sound effects etc.
2 - 3 minutes long (iMovie/Movie Maker)
The digital story is normally
produced on a 3-5 days workshop
How is it used?
Teambuilding / strategies
Research - Innovation
History and culture
And much more…
´My Island has gone bankrupt´
A future in Iceland?
4 days workshop
Communication & Collaboration ” For some students, digital storytelling became a process of synthesis, in which the students made sense of their stories through a deliberate sorting of multimodal content.”
Community Building ” For young people it creates a space for sorting through conflicting media messages while also forging new possibilities for seeing themselves and others ” - Glynda Hull, Berkeley University
Research & Innovation
Stories about their life?
To understand them = create innovation in the city
Old & young share stories - Connecting generations
” The storytellers transform their own everyday stories into a digital “shared public culture” - Dana Atchley, Next Exit
Digital Citizenship - Saftey Internet day
Media Literacy Skills
Self development and reflection
Creativity and innovation
Communication and collaboration
Research and information fluency
Critical thinking, problem solving and decision-making
Technology operations and concepts
” I know only one thing about the technologies that await us in the future: We will find ways to tell stories with them!” - Jason Ohler
Join our workshop! See more digital stories on: www.digitalstorylab.com Facebook/digitalstorylab [email_address]