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1 Bernard R. Robin, Ph.D. April 14, 2010 For audio call Toll Free and use PIN/code Digital Story Telling

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6 Bernard R. Robin, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Instructional Technology University of Houston College of Education Digital Story Telling

7 The Educational Uses of Digital Storytelling Bernard R. Robin, Ph.D. & Sara G. McNeil, Ed.D. University of Houston - College of Education Bernard R. Robin, Ph.D. & Sara G. McNeil, Ed.D. University of Houston - College of Education

8 Search for: Digital Storytelling

9 Digital Storytelling Many definitions, but in general: Combines the art of telling stories with some mixture of digital graphics, text, recorded audio narration, video and music to present information on a specific topic. Combines the art of telling stories with some mixture of digital graphics, text, recorded audio narration, video and music to present information on a specific topic. Digital stories revolve around a theme and often contain a particular viewpoint; stories are typically just a few minutes long. Digital stories revolve around a theme and often contain a particular viewpoint; stories are typically just a few minutes long.

10 Why Digital Storytelling? Seeking meaningful uses of digital imaging other than the superficial ones Seeking meaningful uses of digital imaging other than the superficial ones Wanting students to use digital media tools as a mode of communication and personal reflection Wanting students to use digital media tools as a mode of communication and personal reflection Versatile method for integrating multimedia into K-12, undergraduate and graduate education Versatile method for integrating multimedia into K-12, undergraduate and graduate education

11 Elements of a Digital Story 1. Overall Purpose of the Story 2. Narrators Point of View 3. A Dramatic Question (or Questions) 4. Choice of Content 5. Clarity of Voice 6. Pacing of the Narrative 7. Meaningful Soundtrack 8. Quality of the Images 9. Economy of the Story Detail 10. Good Grammar and Language Usage

12 Writing and Recording a Script A script is written that tells a personal story in ones own voice and style A script is written that tells a personal story in ones own voice and style The script will be recorded with a microphone during production of the digital story The script will be recorded with a microphone during production of the digital story Content experts or persons of interest may also be recorded interviewed Content experts or persons of interest may also be recorded interviewed

13 Types of Digital Stories 1 Personal Narratives Personal Narratives Character Stories Character Stories Memorial Stories Memorial Stories Events & Places in Our Lives Events & Places in Our Lives Accomplishment Stories Accomplishment Stories Stories about What We Do Stories about What We Do Recovery Stories Recovery Stories

14 Personal Narrative Almost Paradise Almost Paradise

15 Types of Digital Stories 2 Examination of Historical Themes and Events Examination of Historical Themes and Events Based on Material Students Explore Based on Material Students Explore Facilitates Research and Organizational Skills Facilitates Research and Organizational Skills Needs to Go Beyond the Digitized MTV Video or the Encyclopedia Entry Needs to Go Beyond the Digitized MTV Video or the Encyclopedia Entry

16 Historical Themes and Events Abraham Lincolns Gettysburg Address Abraham Lincolns Gettysburg Address

17 Personal Narrative Combined with Historical Themes and Events The Computer and I The Computer and I

18 Types of Digital Stories -3 Stories that Inform or Instruct Stories that Inform or Instruct Can be Argued that All Digital Stories Inform or Instruct Can be Argued that All Digital Stories Inform or Instruct But the Distinction is that Digital Stories Can Be Created that Deliver Instructional Content on Many Different Topics, Including: History, Culture, Mathematics, Science, Language Arts, Medicine, etc. But the Distinction is that Digital Stories Can Be Created that Deliver Instructional Content on Many Different Topics, Including: History, Culture, Mathematics, Science, Language Arts, Medicine, etc.

19 Stories that Inform or Instruct In Search of the Pythagoreans In Search of the Pythagoreans

20 The Digital Storytelling Process Select and submit the topic for the story, either from a pre-selected list of approved topics or with approval of the instructor. Select and submit the topic for the story, either from a pre-selected list of approved topics or with approval of the instructor. Write the first version of a script for your digital story and submit for feedback. Write the first version of a script for your digital story and submit for feedback. Perhaps conduct an oral history of a content expert or other individual who can add useful information about your topic. Perhaps conduct an oral history of a content expert or other individual who can add useful information about your topic. Collect images for the story from the web, scanned from books, and taken with a digital camera. Create a storyboard using these images and submit for feedback. Collect images for the story from the web, scanned from books, and taken with a digital camera. Create a storyboard using these images and submit for feedback.

21 The Digital Storytelling Process Update script and submit a revised version of the digital story for feedback. Update script and submit a revised version of the digital story for feedback. Record the narration for your story and add music and submit for feedback. Record the narration for your story and add music and submit for feedback. Edit the audio based on the instructors feedback. Edit the audio based on the instructors feedback. Develop a final version of the story and submit it to the instructor. Develop a final version of the story and submit it to the instructor.

22 Graduate Student Evaluation-1

23 Graduate Student Evaluation-2

24 An Effective Tool for Teachers Stories Created by Teachers Can Serve: Stories Created by Teachers Can Serve: As a Lesson Hook As a Lesson Hook As a Way to Integrate Multimedia into the Curriculum As a Way to Integrate Multimedia into the Curriculum As a Way to Make Difficult Content More Understandable As a Way to Make Difficult Content More Understandable To Facilitate Classroom Discussion To Facilitate Classroom Discussion

25 An Effective Learning Tool for Students Research Skills Research Skills Writing Skills Writing Skills Organization Skills Organization Skills Technology Skills Technology Skills Presentation Skills Presentation Skills Interview Skills Interview Skills Interpersonal Skills Interpersonal Skills Problem-Solving Skills Problem-Solving Skills Assessment Skills Assessment Skills

26 Student Literacy Digital Literacy Digital Literacy Global Literacy Global Literacy Technology Literacy Technology Literacy Visual Literacy Visual Literacy Information Literacy Information Literacy

27 Challenges to Students Creating Digital Stories Trouble Formulating a Sound Argument Trouble Formulating a Sound Argument Less Interest in the Storytelling Less Interest in the Storytelling Access to Technology Hardware and Software Access to Technology Hardware and Software Limited Ability to Save from the Internet Limited Ability to Save from the Internet Time Consuming Time Consuming Copyright and Intellectual Property Issues Copyright and Intellectual Property Issues

28 A Few Words about Copyright Many of the digital stories on our site include images and audio found on the Internet using commonly available search engines. The stories have been created for non-profit, educational use by students and teachers and we hope are within the fair use protection of existing copyright laws. If any copyright owner objects to the use of any work appearing on this website, please contact us and we will remove the work from the site. Many of the digital stories on our site include images and audio found on the Internet using commonly available search engines. The stories have been created for non-profit, educational use by students and teachers and we hope are within the fair use protection of existing copyright laws. If any copyright owner objects to the use of any work appearing on this website, please contact us and we will remove the work from the site.

29 Research on the Impact of Digital Storytelling Educators who ARE Using DS: How are you using Digital Storytelling? How are you using Digital Storytelling? Are you creating digital stories to show to your students? Are you creating digital stories to show to your students? Are you teaching your students to create their own digital stories? Are you teaching your students to create their own digital stories? If students are using Digital Storytelling, what are the outcomes? Have you demonstrated Digital Storytelling to others? If so, to other teachers? Who else? If students are using Digital Storytelling, what are the outcomes? Have you demonstrated Digital Storytelling to others? If so, to other teachers? Who else? Do you feel that Digital Storytelling has changed your teaching practice? Do you feel that Digital Storytelling has changed your teaching practice?

30 Research on the Impact of Digital Storytelling Educators who ARE NOT Using DS: Why are you not using Digital Storytelling? What are the obstacles? Why are you not using Digital Storytelling? What are the obstacles? Do you have questions about how to use Digital Storytelling in your instruction? Do you have questions about how to use Digital Storytelling in your instruction? Are you experiencing technical problems? If so, what problems are you having? Are you experiencing technical problems? If so, what problems are you having? Are you interested in additional Digital Storytelling training sessions? Are you interested in additional Digital Storytelling training sessions? Are there other issues that are preventing you from using Digital Storytelling in your instruction? Are there other issues that are preventing you from using Digital Storytelling in your instruction? Are you planning to use Digital Storytelling in the future? Are you planning to use Digital Storytelling in the future?

31 Tools We Use Photo Story 3 (Free Download from Microsoft) mspx Photo Story 3 (Free Download from Microsoft) mspx mspx mspx System Requirements (Requires Windows XP, Vista or Win 7 & Windows Media Player 10 or higher) mspx System Requirements (Requires Windows XP, Vista or Win 7 & Windows Media Player 10 or higher) mspx mspx mspx Stories created with Adobe Photoshop Elements 4.0 or higher will play on Apple computers or older PCs running previous versions of Windows (Also, PSE supports full-motion video, which PS3 does not) Stories created with Adobe Photoshop Elements 4.0 or higher will play on Apple computers or older PCs running previous versions of Windows (Also, PSE supports full-motion video, which PS3 does not)

32 University of Houstons Educational Uses of Digital Storytelling Website

33 Bernard R. Robin, Ph.D Q&A

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35 Thanks for attending … For upcoming events and links to recently archived seminars, check Web site at: Digital Story Telling

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