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Digital storytelling power point

  1. 1. Digital Storytelling<br />
  2. 2. What is digital storytelling?<br /> Digital storytelling is the process of writing/creating a story, and adding the multimedia elements of voice, imagery, and or music.<br />
  3. 3. What do students learn?<br />The process of digital storytelling provides a high-quality learning experience because the learning experience honors the writing process first. <br />The inclusion of the technology into the process represents a “value-added” approach. <br />
  4. 4. Digital Storytelling . . .<br />helps students write more effectively by permitting the visualization of the writing.<br />provides an authentic personal learning experience<br />student investment is greatly increased resulting in a higher motivation to use the language<br />
  5. 5. Winter Intensive Digital Stories<br /> Winter Intensive Digital Stories created by our students will contain<br /><ul><li>Stories with images and an oral narrative
  6. 6. Alternatively, students can use a video camera to make their digital stories.</li></li></ul><li>Student Projects<br />Our student digital stories will consist of:<br />Images (around 24) Alternatively student created videos<br />Narration(Prewritten) <br />Background music(if necessary) <br />Each story will consist of learning concepts presented in the chosen unit from the book.(Each group will choose one unit to base their digital stories on)<br />Students will be in groups of 5 or 6<br />Each story will be about 2 minutes and 45 seconds. <br />
  7. 7. Creating Digital Stories<br /> Students will create one piece of their digital story for the homework in each lesson. <br />They will need to write a reflection on each reading and each video for each class.<br />They will need to find one image for each reading and each video. <br />Teachers will need to help students to ensure accurate language use. <br />
  8. 8. Creating Digital Stories<br />Students should form groups of 5-6<br />Each digital story will consist of about 24 images.<br />Each student is responsible for at least 4 images and must narrate each image(3-4 sentences). <br />Each digital story will be approximately 2 minutes and 45 seconds, which means 5-6 seconds for each image/narration. <br />
  9. 9. The students will have a prewritten text to read for their audio narration.<br />Students will search for images using Google or Yahoo.<br />Students can use a voice recording program to record their narration.<br />Gathering media content<br />
  10. 10. Creating their Digital Stories<br />Students can use Windows Movie Maker, Photo Story, or a program of their choice to create the digital story <br />Teachers will provide a short lesson on the basics of using Windows Movie Maker<br />Alternatively students can use their own videos instead of images. <br />
  11. 11. Submitting Projects<br />Bring USB memory stick to class and copy to teacher’s USB memory stick.<br />Email attachment<br />Copy to a CD<br /> At the end of the term, teachers will upload the best digital story from their class to Blackboard. <br />
  12. 12. Grading<br />Project will be graded on the following criteria:<br />Reflective Journal Worksheets<br />Feedback & Revisions<br />Purpose & Evidence<br /> Accuracy of English used<br />Final Product: Digital Story<br />
  13. 13. Sample Digital Story<br />
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  15. 15. Each answer should be at least 3 sentences<br />(5-6 second narration). <br />You can sub the form with a paper based journal.<br />
  16. 16. Project Day 1<br />Break the students into groups of five or six<br />Explain the Digital Story Process to each group, tell them about Photostory and <br /> Movie Maker <br />Have each group choose a topic from the textbook <br />Have the students complete the handout, the teacher should offer a tremendous <br /> amount of language support<br />The teacher should collect the worksheets at the end of class and correct the <br /> language/offer students advice on their projects. <br />
  17. 17. Project Day 1 Hand Outs <br />Collect and Correct<br />
  18. 18. Project Day 2<br />Students should have the first draft of their <br /> digital stories.<br />Have them type the script before the project <br /> day, they should submit the script on project day and the<br /> teacher should revise it and edit it. <br />Teachers should have the groups play their digital stories once and give them advice on them. <br />Teachers should focus on pronunciation of the scripts in this <br /> stage. <br />
  19. 19. Please refer to the Sample Lesson Plan and information on the MoodleRequired Intersession Freshman English page<br />