This new 7-day course is about Digital storytelling, the practice of using computer-based tools to tell stories. This is done with the help of a variety of multimedia, including photos, graphics, audio (sound, speech, music), video, and Web publishing tools.
There are numerous ways that Digital Storytelling can be used in education. Whether an instructor creates a Digital Story (as a way to present new material) or students do it by themselves: Whenever digital storytelling is used at school, it provides a strong foundation in many different types of literacy which can be labeled as “21st Century Literacy.” Furthermore it can help to foster critical and interpretive thinking and enhance students’ learning experience and motivation.
The objective of this course is to introduce educators to digital storytelling techniques and how to use them in the classroom.
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