Presentation Title

A Digital Storytelling Course: An All Inclusive Resource for K-College Faculty who want to develop Digital Storytelling Activities in their Courses

Document Type

Presentation

Session Description

Digital stories are multimedia narratives that help students develop higher-order thinking and 21st century skills. In this presentation, the presenters will share what digital storytelling is and how it transforms teaching and learning. They will also share the work they’ve done to create an online course on digital storytelling that acts as an all-inclusive guide and resource for faculty who want to explore digital storytelling activities in their course(s). The digital storytelling course is designed to support all faculty (K-College), and in any course setting - online, hybrid, or f2f. Digital stories are a fun, skill-expanding alternative to written assignments and reflections, with the versatility to apply to any field of study. The presenters will share their passion for digital storytelling assignments and through discussion, solicit feedback from session participants on how they might use this course to develop their understanding of digital storytelling, and suggest outreach approaches for educators across educational environments to learn about its availability.

Keywords

digital storytelling, digital stories, digital story course

Audience Focus

Both K-12 and Higher Education

Start Date

7-28-2016 9:30 AM

End Date

7-28-2016 10:30 AM

Brief Biography of Primary Presenter

Greg Steinke works for the College of Continuing Education, UMN, as a Media Specialist. He has many years of experience working with faculty and instructional designers to develop media based projects for teaching and learning.

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons License
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Jul 28th, 9:30 AM Jul 28th, 10:30 AM

A Digital Storytelling Course: An All Inclusive Resource for K-College Faculty who want to develop Digital Storytelling Activities in their Courses

Digital stories are multimedia narratives that help students develop higher-order thinking and 21st century skills. In this presentation, the presenters will share what digital storytelling is and how it transforms teaching and learning. They will also share the work they’ve done to create an online course on digital storytelling that acts as an all-inclusive guide and resource for faculty who want to explore digital storytelling activities in their course(s). The digital storytelling course is designed to support all faculty (K-College), and in any course setting - online, hybrid, or f2f. Digital stories are a fun, skill-expanding alternative to written assignments and reflections, with the versatility to apply to any field of study. The presenters will share their passion for digital storytelling assignments and through discussion, solicit feedback from session participants on how they might use this course to develop their understanding of digital storytelling, and suggest outreach approaches for educators across educational environments to learn about its availability.