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Digital Storytelling

  1. 1. Digital Storytelling<br />By: Jannette Ortega<br />
  2. 2. Digital Storytelling is using computer based tools to tell a story.<br />As most stories, Digital Stories focus on a specific topic and contain a particular point of view.<br />With Digital Storytelling, people can share stories at any time and any place.<br />Digital Storytelling is a digital explanation.<br />Uses technology to explain something such as an idea or concept.<br />What is it?<br />
  3. 3. Digital Storytelling comes in many forms:<br />Podcast<br />Animation<br />Video<br />Slideshow<br />Powerpoints<br />Types of Digital Storytelling<br />
  4. 4. In order to create a digital story you need some basic tools. Some of which you most likely already have access to.<br />You will need:<br />Computer<br />Digital Camera<br />Editing Software (can obtain for free)<br />Microphone<br />What do you need to create a Digital Story?<br />
  5. 5. Encourages collaborative learning.<br />Student problem solve and bounce ideas off one another.<br />Students learn and present in their individual learning styles.<br />Allows students to share work with an outside audience.<br />Which increases writing skills and helps students practice presenting skills.<br />Provides a meaningful way to learn technology.<br />Benefits of Digital Storytelling<br />
  6. 6. Provides an engaging way for students to learn the lesson being taught.<br />Students become an active, participatory learner.<br />Students perform authentic tasks.<br />Students use higher-level thinking skills in evaluation, application, and synthesis of ideas<br />Students become a communicator of knowledge to others <br />Students become a designer of effective and stimulating communication<br />Students utilize inquiry-based learning<br />
  7. 7. In Conclusion <br />If you have access to the materials you need to create Digital Stories it is a huge benefit for your students.<br />
  8. 8. Digital Storytelling. http://edweb.fdu.edu/folio/FrancoE/ST/index.html<br />Shelly, G., Gunter, G., Gunter, R. (2010). Integrating technology and digital media in the classroom. Course Technology, Boston, MA.<br />University of Houston (2010). The educational uses of digital storytelling. http://digitalstorytelling.coe.uh.edu/<br />References<br />

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