Benefits of Digital Storytelling

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Digital Storytelling is an art of telling stories by using computer based images, text, recorded audio narrations, video clips, and/or music. There are numerous benefits of using digital storytelling for teachers and students.

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Benefits of Digital Storytelling

  1. 1. Benefits of Digital Storytelling By Nadia Afzal 3/11/14
  2. 2. Digital Storytelling • Digital Storytelling is an art of telling stories by using computer based images, text, recorded audio narrations, video clips, and/or music • Digital Storytelling is not a new practice • Digital Storytelling enables people to share their stories with others from anywhere and at anytime
  3. 3. Elements of Digital Stories • Purpose • Narrator’s point of view • Dramatic Question • Choice of content • Pacing of the narrative • Meaningful audio soundtrack • Grammar and Language Usage
  4. 4. An Effective Educational Tool for Teachers • Introduce new concepts and Ideas • To gain students’ attention • Explaining content • A way of modeling how to effectively use digital storytelling • Reviewing Material
  5. 5. An Effective Educational Tool for Students • Source of generating interest, attention, and motivation • Student Engagement • Source of increasing Communication and collaboration
  6. 6. An Effective Educational Tool for Students cont. • Meets the needs of different learning styles • Provides hands on learning experience • Promotes digital literacy • Promotes creativity • Source of increasing literacy skills
  7. 7. Technological Tools and Techniques to use Digital Storytelling • Blogs • Podcast • Wiki • Pinterest • Scoop it • Voice Thread
  8. 8. References • http://digitalstorytelling.coe.uh.edu/ • https://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ELI70 21.pdf

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