Digital Storytelling in the Classroom and Beyond About the Facilitator THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG Faculty of Education Dr Daniel Churchill Assistant Professor Email: email@example.com Phone: +852.2859.1141 Web: http://www.learnactivity.com
Digital Storytelling in the Classroom and Beyond About the Workshop What is Digital Storytelling? How to design educationally effective digital stories with user-friendly technologies? How to implement digital storytelling with students?
Digital Storytelling in the Classroom and Beyond What is Digital Storytelling? New way of expression supported by capabilities of contemporary technology It supports students’ engagement, creativity, multimodal thinking & expression, collaboration, project work,… It lead to development of traditional literacies and digital fluency (new literacies)
Digital Storytelling in the Classroom and Beyond Power of New Media The World has changed --- Powerful Digital Storytelling and other multimedia expression tools and distribution channels in hands of individual Everyone has an opportunity to tell own story in his or her own way The Finns' parody, Star Wreck: In the Pirkinning, was viewed by 3.5 million people in less than two months. They spent very little and used their PCs to create elaborate special effects before putting the results online Source: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/4757941.stm
Digital Storytelling in the Classroom and Beyond Growth of Visual Information
Digital Storytelling in the Classroom and Beyond Source: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/4123536.stmhttp://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/4123536.stm Digital Citizens - "the most informed and participatory citizens we ever had or are likely to have" - represent a critical emerging group for today and tomorrow. (Source: http://www.wired.com/wired/ reprints/digicit.html ) http://www.wired.com/wired/ reprints/digicit.html
Digital Storytelling in the Classroom and Beyond Source: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/programmes/click_online/5020364.stmhttp://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/programmes/click_online/5020364.stm
Digital Storytelling in the Classroom and Beyond Examples Digital Stories by a School Students Examples of Digital Stories form University of Houston’s “Educational Uses of Digital Storytelling” http://www.coe.uh.edu/digital-storytelling/examples.htm http://www.coe.uh.edu/digital-storytelling/examples.htm Some of my students’ Digital Stories [ HK Museum ] [ Wash Your Hands ] [ How to Wake Up in the Morning ] [ What can we teach our kids ] [ Construction of Parallel Lines ] [ Hot to wrap a book ] [ Story of the sad book ] [ Soldering ] [ Puppies ] [ Extracurricular activities in my school ] [ Egypt Trip ] [ My School ]HK MuseumWash Your HandsHow to Wake Up in the MorningWhat can we teach our kids Construction of Parallel LinesHot to wrap a book Story of the sad bookSolderingPuppies Extracurricular activities in my schoolEgypt Trip My School Interactive Narratives – Professional Digital Stories: http://www.interactivenarratives.org/ http://www.interactivenarratives.org/
Digital Storytelling in the Classroom and Beyond Kinds of Digital Stories Character Stories – explore how we love, who we are inspired by, our relationships Memorial Stories – memories of people who are no longer with us. Stories about an events in or lives …adventure and accomplishment stories Stories about places in our lives Stories about what we do Other personal stories…recovery, love, discovery stories Source: Lambert, Joe (2003). Digital Storytelling Cookbook and Traveling Companion. Berkeley: Digital Diner Press. Available at http://www.storycenter.org/cookbook.pdf http://www.storycenter.org/cookbook.pdf
Digital Storytelling in the Classroom and Beyond Kinds of Digital Stories Personal stories…creating living memories Kinship stories…family stories of who we are Hyper-interactive stories…groups, diverse Personal expression…thoughts, feelings… Myths, legends, tales…past, present, future Expository stories…info beyond words… Persuasive stories…influencing others… Itza wrap…stories of lessons learned… Future vision stories…imagining the future now…. Porter, Bernajean. (2004). Digitales: The Art of Telling Digital Stories. Sedalia: Porter Publications.
Digital Storytelling in the Classroom and Beyond Story Development -- Technical Add Background Music and Record Narration Add transitions Adjust Image
Digital Storytelling in the Classroom and Beyond 7.Deliver Story 7. Deliver Story 6.Export Video 6. Export Video 5.Develop Story 5. Develop Story 4.Collect Material 4. Collect Material 3.Design Storyboards 3. Design Storyboards 2.Conduct Research 2. Conduct Research Story Development -- Process 1. Select Topic Assemble Material Set Transitions Add Narrations Add sounds Test Prototype Post-production Assemble Material Set Transitions Add Narrations Add sounds Test Prototype Post-production Record Interviews Scan Images Take Photographs & Videos Collect Clipart Record Interviews Scan Images Take Photographs & Videos Collect Clipart Internet – web pages, blogs,… PC, DVD, CD Rom Handheld Devices Internet – web pages, blogs,… PC, DVD, CD Rom Handheld Devices
Digital Storytelling in the Classroom and Beyond Storyboarding What is a Storyboard? Various Examples
Digital Storytelling in the Classroom and Beyond Storyboarding
Digital Storytelling in the Classroom and Beyond Beneath story: storyboards, story maps, scripts, photos, footage, music, logs, media lists, narratives, treatments…lots of writing “under the radar”…if it ain’t on the page… Final digital story is just tip of artifact/assessment iceberg… Assessing Digital Stories of Students Source: Digital stories, http://www.jasonOhler.comhttp://www.jasonOhler.com
Digital Storytelling in the Classroom and Beyond Creating Digital Story Contemporary Tools allow easy creating of Digital Stories I recommend Microsoft Photo Story because it is powerful enough, free of charge and extremely user-friendly You can also explore possibility to use Windows Moviemaker (also free)
Digital Storytelling in the Classroom and Beyond Delivering Digital Story
Digital Storytelling in the Classroom and Beyond Free Stuff…
Digital Storytelling in the Classroom and Beyond Let’s Try Photo Story Download media from: http://www.learnactivity.com/ds/ThailandImages.zip http://www.learnactivity.com/ds/ThailandImages.zip Open Photo Story and let’s begin… You can download and install Photo Story form Microsoft for free: http://www.microsoft.com/photostory/ http://www.microsoft.com/photostory/
Digital Storytelling in the Classroom and Beyond Task for You Create a digital story on a topic of your choice Only condition is that it must be something useful for students in your school or employees’ learning in your workplace, … (e.g., instruction on some aspect of subject matter, illustrated synopsis of a novel, instruction on conducting research in library, induction for new employees)
Digital Storytelling in the Classroom and Beyond For Further Reading and Research Photo Story Tutorial from The Laboratory for Innovative Technology in Education: http://www.coe.uh.edu/digitalstorytelling/PhotoStory3- Tutorials/PhotoStoryTutorial.pdf http://www.coe.uh.edu/digitalstorytelling/PhotoStory3- Tutorials/PhotoStoryTutorial.pdf Digital Story Cookbook by Joe Lambert http://www.storycenter.org/cookbook.pdf http://www.storycenter.org/cookbook.pdf University of Houston’s Educational Uses of Digital Storytelling: http://www.coe.uh.edu/digitalstorytelling/ http://www.coe.uh.edu/digitalstorytelling/ Here are some more links to interesting Digital Stories and other stuff
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