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Advanced  Digital Storytelling Using Photo Story 3 Jon Orech English Instructor Curriculum Technology Consultant Downers G...
Elements of DST (Lambert) <ul><li>Point </li></ul><ul><li>Dramatic question </li></ul><ul><li>Emotional content </li></ul>...
Disclaimers: Technological manipulation is NOT a substitute for a good story. “Advanced” does not mean “complicated.” K.I....
For any manipulation, Have a reason why.
Advantages of   Photo Story 3 <ul><li>Very intuitive </li></ul><ul><li>Few “bugs” </li></ul><ul><li>Accepts multiple forma...
Limitations of  Photo Story 3 <ul><li>No video* </li></ul><ul><li>Limited audio manipulation </li></ul><ul><li>Limited ima...
How do I get better results using PhotoStory 3? <ul><li>Maximizing existing tools </li></ul><ul><li>Utilizing outside prog...
Maximizing existing tools <ul><li>Removing black  borders </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple copies of  images </li></ul><ul><li>E...
Utilizing outside programs <ul><li>Flickr.com ( creative commons ) </li></ul><ul><li>Photo editing software </li></ul><ul>...
Preventative precautions <ul><li>Setting up folders </li></ul><ul><li>Naming images </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No symbols, spac...
Alternate applications <ul><li>Digital Inquiry / Documentary </li></ul><ul><li>Health class: PSA </li></ul><ul><li>Science...
I am available for on-site workshops in: DST, Digital Inquiry, DST for low-achieving students. 630-795-8892 [email_address]
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Advanced Thinking in Digital Storytelling

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A metacognitive approach to teaching Digital Storytelling

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Advanced Thinking in Digital Storytelling

  1. 1. Advanced Digital Storytelling Using Photo Story 3 Jon Orech English Instructor Curriculum Technology Consultant Downers Grove South High School
  2. 2. Elements of DST (Lambert) <ul><li>Point </li></ul><ul><li>Dramatic question </li></ul><ul><li>Emotional content </li></ul><ul><li>Economy </li></ul><ul><li>Gift of your voice </li></ul><ul><li>Soundtrack </li></ul><ul><li>Pacing </li></ul>
  3. 3. Disclaimers: Technological manipulation is NOT a substitute for a good story. “Advanced” does not mean “complicated.” K.I.S.S.
  4. 4. For any manipulation, Have a reason why.
  5. 5. Advantages of Photo Story 3 <ul><li>Very intuitive </li></ul><ul><li>Few “bugs” </li></ul><ul><li>Accepts multiple formats </li></ul><ul><li>Very little tech training needed </li></ul><ul><li>It’s FREE! </li></ul><ul><li>Adequately meets the needs of most DST applications </li></ul>
  6. 6. Limitations of Photo Story 3 <ul><li>No video* </li></ul><ul><li>Limited audio manipulation </li></ul><ul><li>Limited image editing </li></ul>
  7. 7. How do I get better results using PhotoStory 3? <ul><li>Maximizing existing tools </li></ul><ul><li>Utilizing outside programs </li></ul><ul><li>Preventative precautions </li></ul>
  8. 8. Maximizing existing tools <ul><li>Removing black borders </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple copies of images </li></ul><ul><li>Effects * </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced zooming and panning ex. </li></ul><ul><li>Utilizing transitions effectively </li></ul><ul><li>The black screen (google image) </li></ul><ul><li>Using text effectively </li></ul>
  9. 9. Utilizing outside programs <ul><li>Flickr.com ( creative commons ) </li></ul><ul><li>Photo editing software </li></ul><ul><li>Audacity </li></ul><ul><li>Sounddogs.com example </li></ul><ul><li>Freeplaymusic.com </li></ul><ul><li>Ripping cd music (Windows Media) </li></ul>
  10. 10. Preventative precautions <ul><li>Setting up folders </li></ul><ul><li>Naming images </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No symbols, spaces (hawaii_sunset) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>copyrights </li></ul><ul><li>Saving multiple versions of project </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Goodfellas_1 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Goodfellas_2 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Goodfellas_3 </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Alternate applications <ul><li>Digital Inquiry / Documentary </li></ul><ul><li>Health class: PSA </li></ul><ul><li>Science: ethical issues </li></ul><ul><li>Used as instructional tools </li></ul><ul><li>Interviews (podcasting) </li></ul>
  12. 12. I am available for on-site workshops in: DST, Digital Inquiry, DST for low-achieving students. 630-795-8892 [email_address]

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