Digital Storytelling

 

 

What is it?

Multimedia story in which the recorded story creates the framework for the digital display of artifacts.

 

 

 

 

 

Candidate/teacher Outcome(s)

•candidates/teachers reflect on personal experiences

•candidates/teachers contextualize their educational experiences

•candidates/teachers reflect on teaching and learning

 

 

When to use

•candidates/teachers want to make a compelling impact on the audience

•candidates/teachers want to express personal experiences of interest to others

•candidates/teachers want to clarify goals and philosophies

 

 

Construction

Write a short personal narrative that tells a story (3 to 5 minutes when read)

 

 

 

Sample topics to explore or make a point about:

 

 

 

 

- Someone important

 

 

 

 

- An event in your life

 

 

 

 

- A place in your life

 

 

 

 

- About what you do

 

 

 

Write a well crafted script

 

 

 

Use spoken and visual metaphors

 

 

Select pictures / video relating to the story

 

 

 

Note: Pictures can be selected first and a story written about them

 

 

Digitize the pictures / video

 

 

Tell the story and record it

 

 

Select music to accompany the story and record it

 

 

Weave pictures, video, and music into the story

 

 

 

 

 

 

Determine the impact you want to make on your audience

 

 

 

- How does the voiceover interact with the images?

 

 

 

- How do the visual transitions and effects help tie images together?

 

 

 

- How does the voiceover interact with the music?

 

 

 

 

 

 

Articles / sites

Guide to Storytelling

 

 

 

http://www.storycenter.org/canada/index.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Center for Digital Storytelling

 

 

 

http://www.storycenter.org/l

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Digital Storytelling in the Classroom

 

 

 

http://www.infotoday.com/MMSchools/jan02/banaszewski.htm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stories

 

 

 

 

http://www.nextexit.com/production/iroom.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Digital Storytelling is Here to Stay

 

 

 

http://www.webreview.com/1999/09_24/designers/09_24_99_1.shtml

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Story examples

 

 

 

 

http://www.yuriquintana.com/outlook/2001-01-digital-storytelling.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other examples

 

 

 

http://www.webphotojournals.com/dstory.htm

 

http://www.sfgate.com/technology/specials/1997/dstorytelling.shtml

 

http://www.akakurdistan.com/

 

http://www.texancultures.utsa.edu/digitalstorytour/

 

http://www-gse.berkeley.edu/Admin/ExtRel/termpaper/fall99/digital_storytelling.html

 

http://members.aol.com/oldalbum/

 

http://www.webphotojournals.com/story.htm