This presentation describes benefits and practical aspects of using multimedia storytelling in higher education. It progresses through examination of the “why, what, when, where and how” of multimedia storytelling to demonstrate the value of storytelling as a teaching and learning tool in higher education.
Telling stories encourages shifts in perspectives while fostering strong connections between teacher and learner, learner and learner, and learner and others. This presentation challenges readers to expand their repertoire of effective teaching techniques while deepening student engagement. By developing storytelling techniques that bring content to life, teachers model analytical thinking and convey principles, values and skills for students who learn and enjoy participating in the learning experience.
Today’s teaching can enhance the use of storytelling by employing multimedia software. The presentation also notes some of the features of such software for use in effective storytelling.