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Digital storytelling

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This presentation was used in my Digital Storytelling educational technology training session.

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Digital storytelling

  1. 1. Digital Storytelling Melanie Wiscount Educational Technology Professional Development Session Template : http://www.templateswise.com/detail/link-141.html
  2. 2. Essential Questions <ul><li>What is a digital story? </li></ul><ul><li>How is a digital story created? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the different types of digital stories? </li></ul><ul><li>Why create digital stories for the classroom? </li></ul><ul><li>Where do we find media (graphics, sound, music, video, animation) for our digital stories? </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is a Digital Story ? <ul><li>A 21st century way of telling a story </li></ul><ul><li>Consisting of digital media: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Still & moving graphics and/or </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sound, narration, music and/or </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Animation, motion, color and/or </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Text with all its formatting attributes </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. How is a Digital Story Created ? (the 4 P’s) <ul><li>PLAN </li></ul><ul><li>Decide on your story. This is usually dependent on your purpose or intention. </li></ul><ul><li>Identify your audience. </li></ul><ul><li>Decide on method of distribution. (since we are talking about digital storytelling, this one is already decided. You only have to decide on web or server distribution) </li></ul><ul><li>Begin writing your script. </li></ul><ul><li>Use a storyboard to put your script in sequence </li></ul>
  5. 5. How is a Digital Story Created ? (the 4 P’s) <ul><li>PRODUCE </li></ul><ul><li>Decide on digital production tool </li></ul><ul><li>Choose the media (graphics, music, sound, video, text) that best fits your script, purpose/intention, and audience. </li></ul><ul><li>Digitize the media (create narration, graphics; save media in a format that is friendly with digital production tool) </li></ul><ul><li>Create the digital story by putting script & media together </li></ul>
  6. 6. How is a Digital Story Created ? (the 4 P’s) <ul><li>PUBLISH </li></ul><ul><li>Place and position the digital story for easy distribution </li></ul><ul><li>Enter the correct descriptives for searching </li></ul><ul><li>Consider copyright/Creative Commons licensing </li></ul>
  7. 7. How is a Digital Story Created ? (the 4 P’s) <ul><li>PROMOTE </li></ul><ul><li>Share your story with audience </li></ul><ul><li>Connect your digital story to other web 2.0 tools with links & embedding </li></ul><ul><li>Allow comments on your story for collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Tag your story for Web 3.0 semantic connection </li></ul>
  8. 8. What different types of digital stories can you create? <ul><li>Still comics </li></ul><ul><li>Animation comics </li></ul><ul><li>Picture book </li></ul><ul><li>Multimedia with threading </li></ul><ul><li>MS PowerPoint, Excel, PowerPoint </li></ul><ul><li>Adobe InDesign, Illustrator </li></ul><ul><li>eBooks </li></ul>
  9. 9. Why create digital stories for the classroom? <ul><li>It’s our millennial students’ preferred mode of infomation </li></ul><ul><li>Appeals to the senses for faster understanding & stronger retention of message </li></ul><ul><li>Can be interative and collaborative </li></ul><ul><li>Makes our students the: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Writer, Producer, Publisher, & Promoter all in One! </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Where Do We Find Digital Stories? <ul><li>Web sites </li></ul><ul><li>School servers </li></ul><ul><li>Auxillary storage devices </li></ul><ul><li>MP3 players </li></ul><ul><li>Video/DVD players </li></ul><ul><li>Cell phones </li></ul>
  11. 11. Where Do We Find the Media for our Digital Stories? <ul><li>Creative Commons media </li></ul><ul><li>Wikimedia Commons </li></ul><ul><li>Google Images – Advanced Search – Licensed for Reuse </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Archive </li></ul>
  12. 12. How Do Digital Stories Connect to Best Practices? <ul><li>Students become: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Creators, writers, directors, publishers, promoters </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Visual literacy masters </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology literacy pros </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Media literacy experts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Real-world authentic task </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Problem-solvers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Critical thinkers </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Digital Story Examples <ul><li>Ebooks </li></ul><ul><li>Animated videos </li></ul><ul><li>Comic strips </li></ul><ul><li>Voice Threads </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasts </li></ul><ul><li>Audio podcasts </li></ul><ul><li>Movies/Videos </li></ul><ul><li>Excel workbook </li></ul><ul><li>Cubes </li></ul><ul><li>Screencasts </li></ul><ul><li>Mindmaps </li></ul><ul><li>Infographics </li></ul><ul><li>Slideshows </li></ul><ul><li>Presentations </li></ul>

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