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Presented at the 2nd Global Education Conference.
Nov. 15, 2011
Presenters: Lydia Roupakia, English Teacher and Dimitris Tzouris, Instructional Technologist
This presentation is about a project for the 3rd form English class, where students get to create short digital stories instead of a paper for the class. The stories are then being shared with the world, where anyone can comment and discuss. The project lasts for a month and includes learning about copyright, creative commons licences and fair use. Students also learn where and how to find images and music they can re-use and remix for their stories. The students work in groups and can come up with any story, real or fictitious. They can also narrate a script (up to a page long) or simply use music and text on the images. The project is being coached by the English teacher and an Instructional Technologist.