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  • The Value of Digital Story Telling in Learning to be a Professional
    • Jane Leng
    • Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
    • SCEPTrE Fellow
    • [email_address]
  • SCEPTrE Fellowship
    • What do students mean when they say that they have not learned anything from a practice experience?
    • Learning as a by-product of work processes ( Eraut 2007)
    • Tacit Knowledge
  • Aspects of Tacit Knowledge
    • Relationship building
    • Differentiating between one situation and another and adjusting approach accordingly
    • Observation
    • The seemingly simplest “tasks” are often underpinned by complex decision making
  • The Power of Stories
    • Reframing Experiences
    • Bringing Meaning to Experiences
    • Embracing emotional and cognitive perspectives
    • Shared Learning
  • What is a Digital Story?
    • A “mini movie” created by a desk top computer enabled by audio visual editing software used to synchronise recorded spoken narratives (and sometimes music) with visual images
  • Added Value of Digital Stories
    • Vivid
    • Making use of new technologies
    • Transportable
    • Students enjoy making them
    • ?Potential to be mediating artefacts (Eraut 2009)
  • How Digital Stories have already been used
    • Community Projects ( BBC Capture Wales)
    • In NHS-Patients Voices (Hardy 2005)
    • In HE –Pathfinder Project ( Gravestock 2008)
  • What was Expected of Students
    • A 2-3 minute digital story been you describe an episode from practice that has been significant in your professional development
    • No longer that 300 words
    • Use 8-12 images
  • Evaluation
    • Criteria Used:
    • Planning
    • Story
    • Use of Appropriate Media
    • Performance and presentation
    • Structure
    • Creativity
    • Emotional Content
    • Citations/permissions
    • Academic Understanding
  • Evaluation of Audience
    • “ Inspiring”
    • “ Moving”
    • “ I keep thinking about the stories”
    • “ Can we see them again?”
    • “ Show there are lots of ways to assess other than by written assessments”
  • Use of Stories in Future
    • Learning of Students
    • Development of mentors and University teachers
    • In further curriculum development work (e.g. e portfolio)
  • Do these Stories Capture Learning?
  • References
    • BBC Wales (2009) Capture Wales
    • Http://bbcwales.co.uk/capture wales
    • Eraut M, Maillardet F, Miller C,,Steadman S, Ali A, Blackman C, Furner J (2005) What is learned in the workplace and how? EARLI biannual conference, Nicosia
    • Eraut M (2007) Learning from other people in the workplace. Oxford Review of Education 33(4 0 ):403-422
    • Eraut M (2009) Understanding complex performance through learning trajectories and mediating artefacts ECER conference, Vienna 2009
    • Gravestock, P. (2008) Enhancing students’ learning experiences through the use of Digital Storytelling . Unpublished report for Pathfinder Project (University of Gloucestershire). ( http://www.glos.ac.uk/tli/lets/projects/pathfinder/ ).  
    • Hardy P (2005) Patients’ Voices: An investigation into improving the quality of health care using digital patient stories M,Sc. Dissertati on University of Ulster