A new guide to digital storytelling for teachers has been published by Microsoft. There are several video clips, plus a pdf download.
Being a Microsoft publication, the texts naturally emphasize two products: Moviemaker and Photostory.
(via Helen Barrett)
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A NITLE workshop is being held today, “Web 2.0 Storytelling,” hosted by Kenyon College, and co-sponsored by Ohio Wesleyan University.
The agenda for the day is as follows:
9:00-10:30 am – Introductions
Ourselves, the day, and digital materials (from this blog)
What is Web 2.0 Storytelling? and discussion
10:30-10:45 – break time
10:45 – 11:30 – First platforms [...]
An interesting case of Web 2.0 storytelling comes from this account of a Great Recession narrative project. The person who launched it began with physical materials, then adding a digital layer:
I gather one- or two-line stories from friends, Craigslist, and Facebook describing what people as individuals are feeling and seeing during these new Hard Times.
A discussion about teaching with digital storytelling is currently being hosted by HASTAC. Topics are quite diverse, ranging from the effects of different platforms on stories, to health care projects, to the role of teachers.
(thanks to Steve Burnett)
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Here’s an example of digital storytelling by Facebook: a Polish cultural experiment narrates history.
A young boy in shorts and a white T-shirt, with black hair, dark eyes, and a mischievous grin – that is how Henio looks to his friends on his Facebook page.
“My name is Henio Zytomirski. I am seven-years-old. I live on 3 [...]
Today is the second day of the multimedia narrative workshop hosted by Washington and Lee. (See previous post)
Some academic examples and projects:
Mountain Reporter Network PlaceStories Community Projects, Berea College et al
Bachelor of Science in Digital Storytelling, Dakota State University
From Digital Storytelling to Multimodal Criticism Project Overview, Hamilton College
One political scientist’s projects, Seton Hall University
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Today is the first day of a multimedia narrative workshop, generously hosted by Washington and Lee University. This blog post contains some links and notes about the day.
Examples of multimedia narrative and digital storytelling:
Storycircles, Center for Digital Storytelling
Teaching with mobile devices, Seton Hall University
Digital stories, Georgetown University
Digital Storytelling, Ohio State University
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How are faculty teaching with mobile devices? This story describes one such case at Seton Hall University.
Dr. Michael Taylor, Assistant Professor of Political Science and Environmental Studies… has incorporated mobile devices (Nokia N95), digital storytelling, blogging/vlogging (video blogging) and live video streaming in two of his courses: Introduction to Environmental Studies and Introduction to Public [...]
PlaceStories offers another case of digital storytelling, aimed at communities. The collaborative site aggregates digital content from Appalachian Mountain contributors, currently organized into three projects.
The communities are in Ohio, West Virginia, and Kentucky, with Virginia coming up:
The Mountain Reporter Network is using PlaceStories as part of efforts to develop an alternative, community-based media network that [...]
Here’s an example of digital storytelling as an academic course. It’s being offered by the Queensland University of Technology (Kelvin Grove Campus), several times this year.
An outline of one of the offerings:
* 1 hour introduction on the evening of 7 April
* Workshop 13-16 April (9am-1pm daily)
* Seminar program 13-16 April (2-4pm daily – for [...]