ENGAGING LEARNERS THROUGH DIGITAL STORYTELLING

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ENGAGING

LEARNERS

THROUGH

DIGITAL

STORYTELLING


DIGITAL STORYTELLING

Dana Atchley, Father of Digital Storytelling


“STORIES DEFINE:

Who we are.

Where we have come from.

Where we are going. . . and

What we care about!

Stories give life!”

Dana Atchley – http://www.nextexit.com/


Digital Stories

are personal

narratives told

through New

Media


ENGAGEMENT

Tell me and I will forget

Show me and I will remember

Involve me and I will understand

Step back and I will act

Ancient Proverb


OUR TASK

Provide an environment

that facilitates involvement,

participation, and action


ENGAGEMENT WITH...

Self

Peers

Teacher

Content

Technology

Society


GOALS

1st Person Narrative

Writing and Editing

Visual Literacy

Peer Review

Process

New Media

Authentic Learning and Assessment


WORKFLOW

Script

Shot List or

Storyboard

Images (iPhoto)

Music (iTunes)

Editing (iMovie)


MERCER STORIES

Video Production Class

College of Liberal Arts


MERCER STORIES

Summer Faculty Institute


MERCER STORIES

MAPS (Managed Academic Path to Success) Class

Stetson School of Business and Economics


MACON STATE STORIES

Digital Storytelling Class

Humanities Division


Stories and other

materials available at:

http://www.mercer.edu/

mumc/vancouver.html


Presented at the New Media Consortium

Summer Conference, June 16-19, 2004, Vancouver, B.C.

John Chalfa, Media Center, Mercer University

chalfa_jj@mercer.edu

Sydney Chalfa, Humanities Division, Macon State College

schalfa@mail.maconstate.edu

Kelly Jones, Instructional Technology Center Mercer University

jones_k@mercer.edu

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