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Digital Storytelling 2014 #ed554

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  • 1. Introduction to Digital Storytelling
  • 2. The Importance of Voice “When words are infused by the human voice, they come alive.” - Maya Angelou
  • 3. bit.ly/MB1vhq
  • 4. What is a Digital Story? • A 21st century way to tell a story • Consisting of digital media: – Still & moving graphics – Sound, narration, music – Animation, motion, color – Text
  • 5. Why create a Digital Story? A great way to have kids apply new skills for a new age.
  • 6. Why create a Digital Story? A great way to have kids apply new skills for a new age.
  • 7. Why create a Digital Story? A great way to have kids apply new skills for a new age.
  • 8. Why create a Digital Story? A great way to have kids apply traditional skills for a new age. • Writing • Research • Critical Thinking • Collaboration • Communication
  • 9. How is a Digital Story Created? (the 4 P’s) Plan • Decide your story (Brainstorm) • Identify your audience (global) • Begin writing your script • Use a storyboard to put your script in sequence
  • 10. How is a Digital Story Created? (the 4 P’s) Produce • Decide on digital production tool • Choose media that supports you script (sounds and video) • Create the digital story by combining script & media
  • 11. How is a Digital Story Created? (the 4 P’s) Publish • Place the digital story for easy distribution • Tag with descriptors for searching • Consider copyright/Creative Common licensing
  • 12. How is a Digital Story Created? (the 4 P’s) Promote • Share the story • Connect the story with social/learning networks • Allow comments
  • 13. Tools for Digital Storytelling • Photo Story for Windows • Glogster • Animoto • Storybird • MovieMaker • iMovie • Prezi/Powerpoint/Keynote For more - bit.ly/L1d25y
  • 14. Photo Story for Windows • Free program that combines images, text and narration into a slideshow • Easy • Finished projects can be saved as video files
  • 15. StoryboardThat • Inexpensive • Plenty of images • Would need to use a screencapture to create and video with audio Webinar Recording - Five Fun Uses of Comics In the Classroom
  • 16. Glogster • Glogster.edu easily allows users to upload photos, videos, txt and audio to create an online, interactive poster
  • 17. Animoto • Create music videos with images, audio and text that can be viewed on the web • Images and songs can be uploaded
  • 18. Storybird • Students pick from libraries of art • Easy to create • Shareable • Moderated content and comments
  • 19. Creating Comics • Visual Storytelling • Easy to create • Shareable • Several free tools out there https://www.diigo.com/user/plan3t_t3ch/comics
  • 20. The Evolution of Storytelling http://vimeo.com/6751634
  • 21. Your Digital Story • retell a story/fairy tale/myth/legend • retells a story about a famous figure-Biography/place/event covered in your Standards • reflection on a life event • movie trailer for the documentary you hope to create in the future
  • 22. Consider these elements • Point of View – What is the main point of the story and what is the perspective of the author? • A Dramatic Question – keeps the viewer’s attention and will be answered at the end. • Emotional Content – issues that come alive in a personal way and connects the story to the audience.
  • 23. Consider these elements • The Gift of Your Voice - personalize the story. • The Power o the Soundtrack – music to support and embellish the story. • Economy – using just enough content to tell a story without overloading the viewer. • Pacing – the rhythm of the story and how slowly or quickly it progresses.

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