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Welcome Seeing is Believing: Using Multimedia to Engage All Learners Kathy Corder Jan Graham Jennifer Womble.

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1 Welcome Seeing is Believing: Using Multimedia to Engage All Learners Kathy Corder Jan Graham Jennifer Womble

2 Announcements Signing In Schedule – Meeting times, lunch, etc. Parking Other Announcements Taking Care of Business

3 Name School Subject Expectations of this Weeks Workshop Introductions

4 Review and discuss elements of Digital Storytelling Create a digital story using Photo Story 3 using digital images from camera, scanned pictures, and/or Internet. Create a lesson plan which incorporates digital storytelling. For interested persons, explore uses of Audacity, Podomatic, and Movie Maker. Implement lesson plan first nine weeks. Share results at fall follow-up meeting. Workshop Objectives

5 Digital Storytelling Digital story telling is a medium that combines the art of telling stories with any of a variety of available multimedia tools, including pictures, video, narrative, and music.

6 Elements of a Digital Story 1.Overall Purpose of the Story 2.Narrators Point of View 3.A Dramatic Question (or Questions) 4.Emotional Content 5.The Gift of your Voice 6.Meaningful Soundtrack 7.Economy or Quality of the Images 8.Pacing

7 Types of Digital Stories 1.Hero or Character Stories 2.Life-changing Events 3.Personal stories, i.e. challenges, adventures, accomplishments, etc. 4.An Important Decision 5.Biographical or autobiographical Family Stories 6.Stories about Place

8 Writing Activity: Fork-in-the Road In our lives, there are moments, decisive moments, when the direction of our lives was pointed in a given direction, and because of the events of the moment, we are going in another direction. Poet Robert Frost shared this concept simply as The Road Not Taken. The date of a major achievement, the time there was a particularly bad setback, meeting a special person, the birth of a child, the end of a relationship, the death of a love one are all examples of these fork-in-the-road experiences. Right now, at this second, write about a decisive moment in your life. You have 10 minutes.

9 Share with a Partner: PQP 1.Praise: I like this part because… 2.Question: Ask a question about something that isnt clear or about which you are curious. 3.Polish: If you choose to finish this piece, you could add more details about the setting. Id like to see a clearer picture about this character. I would enjoy more sensory descriptions about….

10 Homework Using the draft you created today, highlight key words which can be illustrated by a photograph or image. At home, collect digital images from your camera or computer or photographs which illustrate the words you have selected. Bring any pictures in a large labeled envelope to be scanned tomorrow. Limit yourself to photographs. If you have a scanner and know how to scan, it would be great if you could scan the pictures at home and bring them on a thumb drive or CD. We have 30 participants so scanning will take a long time.


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