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UCF HAPPY Hour Presentation October 21, 2009 Leesburg Campus Presented by : Kim Alloway Lee-Anne Spalding
It is the traditional art of storytelling, but it is enhanced by the use of multimedia (audio, video, animation, computer graphics, etc.) for its delivery and emotional impact. There are various definitions and ‘experts’ It’s not new…film makers have been telling “digital stories” for a long time What is new: technology is readily available and relatively easy to use so virtually everyone can be a digital storyteller NCTE 208 Position Statement
Digital Storytelling Resources http://www.sl ideshare.net/Swegmann/permission-to-tell-stories- digital-storytelling-glogs-and-more-fate-09
We are always looking for ways to engage students. Creating digital stories develops digital literacy and integrates the arts (photography, videography, drawing, drama, music, etc.) into reading and writing activities in all content areas.
A Few Ways to Use Digital Storytelling Retelling favorite stories Authoring original stories Teaching with stories in content areas Creating personal narratives Celebrating events
Digital Storytelling Resources Microsoft Power Point Windows Movie Maker Microsoft Photo Story 3 For example: Apple iPhoto, iMovie Online services, such as One True Media, can be used to upload photos and create your stories
Digital Storytelling Resources Microphone (with headset for noisy environments) Scanner (for original artwork) Digital Camera Digital Camcorder Digital Voice Recorder
Based on a favorite trade book Storyteller must know the story well enough to retell it (comprehension) Visual media and sound enhances storytelling experience RETELLING FAVORITE STORIES
Based on the book by Eric Carle Retold by: Kate Hill, UCF Student Used: Windows Paint Microsoft PowerPoint
Based on the book by Mo Willems Retold by: John, 4 th grade student Used: Microsoft PowerPoint Digital camera
Based on the book by Bill Martin, Jr. Retold by: Alisha Penland, UCF Student Used: Microsoft PowerPoint Digital camcorder with audio
Based on the book by Marilyn Burns Retold by: Kim Alloway Used: Microsoft PowerPoint
Unfinished beginning draft of a research project. Used: Windows Movie Maker with recorded narration Reference book “The Statue of Liberty” by Lucille Recht Penner.
A video clip of a chance meeting with a sea turtle at the beach inspired 4 th grader John to create this digital story. Reference book: “One Tiny Turtle” by Nicola Davies Used: Windows Movie Maker Digital Camcorder
Based on the book by Laura Numeroff Retold by: Jane Pulker Used: Microsoft PowerPoint Digital Camera
Student wrote story as part of Young Author’s competition in her school district. She was selected and asked to illustrate her story and turn it into a book. Her pages were scanned into Microsoft Photo Story. The student selected the music and recorded her narration using Photo Story. - Courtesy of Dr. Larry Bedenbaugh (UCF) In the Ocean
Here’s a wordless story that celebrates the elementary students I worked with while volunteering at the summer 2009 UCF Reading Adventure Camp. Students used PowerPoint to create original stories, incorporating sound effects and digital photos. Used: Photo Story 3 Digital Camera Those kids created amazing stories!
Digital stories are those that include multimedia components Can be created by anyone willing to become familiar with software Involves students in active learning and requires them to comprehend and make connections to texts Are motivational activities that integrate the arts and 21 st century digital literacy objectives into student learning
Digital Storytelling Resources (be sensitive to copyright infringement and credit your sources when in doubt): flickr - http://www.flickr.com/creativecommons http://www.flickr.com/creativecommons Pics4Learning - http://www.pics4learning.com/ http://www.pics4learning.com/ FreePhoto - http://www.freefoto.com/http://www.freefoto.com/ FreeStockPhotos - http://freestockphotos.com/ http://freestockphotos.com/
Digital Storytelling Resources Audacity http://audacity.sourceforge.net/ Freeplay Music http://www.freeplaymusic.com/ ccMixer http://ccmixter.org/ Opsound http://opsound.org/ The Freesound Project http://www.freesound.org/ http://www.freesound.org/
Hands-on Demonstrations Questions? Lee-Anne Spalding firstname.lastname@example.org Kim Alloway email@example.com