Fostering community through digital storytelling

a guide for academic libraries by Anne M. Fields

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited in Westport, Conn

Written in English
Published: Pages: 114 Downloads: 888
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  • Academic libraries -- Public relations,
  • Digital storytelling,
  • Libraries and colleges,
  • Communication in organizations

Edition Notes

StatementAnne M. Fields and Karen R. Diaz.
ContributionsDíaz, Karen R.
LC ClassificationsZ716.3 .F54 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 114 p. ;
Number of Pages114
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16955377M
ISBN 10159158552X
ISBN 109781591585527
LC Control Number2007049024

The first professional book to explore and analyze digital storytelling across interactive media and genres this book examines how digital storytelling draws on classic narrative techniques and utilizes interactive digital technologies to create today's l Storytelling explains key strategies for conveying narrative through digital technologies, based on personal experience 5/5(2). Digital storytelling has been popular for several decades in settings outside the classroom, but just over the last decade has it been introduced to the education community. Its popularity has grown in some classrooms and even schoolwide within the last few years. Writing is a craft in both senses of the word, and independent author-publishers owe it to our reader- passengers to send them on their voyage in a seaworthy vessel. I share my experiences as a. A practical application of incorporating a digital storytelling task or lesson within a K curriculum can be having a digital book talk. Much like presenting a book report, a digital book talk can have students read a piece of literature of their choice and create a short movie trailer using video editing software like Movie Maker or iMovie.

Abstract. Digital storytelling programs and events can be successful in a wide variety of settings, from libraries to museums to schools. In this chapter of "Digital Storytelling in Practice," we'll look in depth at examples of four very different settings where digital storytelling has thrived--a suburban public library, a major research university, a museum and a public library in the.   Abstract. A great impact of the read-write web is the availability of cheap and simple hardware and software. Digital storytelling software allows students to connect their personal lives and experiences with wider knowledge systems and academic disciplines, moving the self into society. • Produce a digital recipe book with interesting stories compiled by your class, disseminate through DVD, and sell it as a fundraiser. Advanced digital storytellers use story as a powerful, community-changing tool when they share their voice and leverage technology as experts, continually adapting and learning to creatively and responsibly. Digital storytelling is a short form of digital media production that allows everyday people to share aspects of their story. The media used may include the digital equivalent of film techniques, stills, audio only, or any of the other forms of non-physical media (material that exists only as electronic files as opposed to actual paintings or photographs on paper, sounds stored on tape or disc.

Digital Storytelling is an artistic and technical guide to learning how to find those stories and tell them in the digital age. Hundreds of my students have used this deeply beautiful book to guide their own search and then assist community storytellers in creating stories of . Digital Storytelling Finds Its Place in the Classroom by Tom Banaszewski • Educator/Multimedia Author, Maria Hastings School, Lexington, MA MultiMedia Schools • January/February M y fourth and fifth graders may never say so, but the Place Project was all about storytelling. At the beginning of the school year, students answered a.   An example of the use of agency through digital storytelling is Dove’s eight-minute short, “Selfie.” The film explores how social media is shaping the way that people perceive beauty by filming teenage girls and their moms taking photos of themselves that highlight their insecurities about how they look, reavealing their true, individual. Reflection is an essential process for optimizing student learning outcomes in study abroad. Composing digital stories is a promising strategy for achieving high quality reflection. In this project we developed and explicated a rubric for assessing how students used the digital storytelling format to reflect on their study abroad experiences.

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The unique contribution of this book is that it focuses on the potential of digital storytelling in the niche area of academic libraries and in higher education to foster learning and community. This book is a useful resource and is recommended for both the library specialist and the general reader." - ProgramCited by: 6.

Any amount of research into the area of Digital Storytelling will lead you back to the originator, Joe Lambert. This book outlines the origins and gives a good vision of what it is all about. Required reading if you want to move into this area/5(11). The emergence of digital storytelling over recent years (Lambert, ) as a popular practice for sharing personal and community stories and artefacts is an example of how digital participation is occurring with individuals and groups for different purposes, such as learning how to use a digital tool to create and edit images, telling or writing a story in multiple formats or simply as a way Author: Cherie Allan, Michael L.

Dezuanni, Kerry M. Mallan. Digital Stories: Voices from Foster Care Youth Digital Storytelling is the practice of using computer-based tools to tell stories. As with traditional storytelling, most digital stories focus on a specific topic.

This paper aims to postulate that digital storytelling group assignment is an effective intervention for fostering sense of belonging among first-year students.

The key features of the group assignment, the design of the evaluation methodology, and Author: Andrew Kwok Fai Lui, Maria Hiu Man Poon, Sin Chun Ng. Fostering Creativity through Games and Digital Story Telling Abstract: The main goal of this paper is to describe the development of "Over the Gate", a game based training designed to empower children's creativity through games and digital storytelling.

rural spaces using digital storytelling and photovoice, two methods that often fall under the broad field of youth participatory action research. To explain the conditions under which these methods.

@inproceedings{OhlerDigitalSI, title={Digital Storytelling in the Classroom: New Media Pathways to Literacy, Learning, and Creativity}, author={J. Ohler}, year={} } J. Ohler Published Computer Science Technologically experienced and novice educators can use this NCTE standardsaligned.

Digital storytelling can encourage creativity as well as give students a voice as they use their stories to share their ideas and feelings with others. A particular strength of the digital storytelling process is that it can be used to facilitate writing through scripts and.

The rise of digital technology puts the incredible power of storytelling in your hands and we want to show you how you can use smartphones and everyday technology to share your stories to rally community, raise funds, engage stakeholders and change the world.

We got an excellent grounding in all aspects of making a story for impact and as a. In digital storytelling, students, research participants, or patients create their own personal narrative or character storyline using photos, pictures, videos, audio recordings and music, which may promote active learning, creativity, empowerment and critical thinking skills for students, participants and patients (Rossiter & Garcia, ).

Research shows that storytelling has the ability to build a greater sense of community, enhance knowledge and memory recall, support early literacy development, and expand creative potential in.

Newly revised and updated, this is the essential guide to state-of-the-art digital storytelling for audiences, creators, and teachers. • Documents how digital storytelling has become an international movement, with vibrant communities of practice, ever-developing ideas, and growing appeal • Captures the full depth and breadth of the history and present of digital storytelling, while also.

A moving and well written book, Lambert is able to temper the utopic and democratizing ideology of digitization, while also showing how digital storytelling can be used to address analogue injustice. What makes the book strong is the focus on digital literacy as the connection between 'capturing' stories and building a community from them/5(9).

Digital storytelling creates space for students to pursue topics about which they are passionate, grows their learning around assigned topics, and showcases their learning for peers, teachers, and audiences beyond the schoolhouse, all of whom are able to interact with the storyteller.

In their book, Fostering Community Through Digital Storytelling: A Guide for Academic Libraries, Anne M. Fields and Karen R. Diaz discuss how an academic library is uniquely positioned to use digital storytelling, not only for teaching and learning purposes, but also for internal organizational development, for marketing and external.

This book broadens the scope and impact of digital storytelling in higher education. It outlines how to teach, research and build communities in tertiary institutions through the particular form of audio-visual communication known as digital storytelling by developing relationships across professions, workplaces and.

The book provides a thorough discussion of digital storytelling as well as an appendix that includes a variety of assignments. It also provides links to a range of useful examples on youtube. The book does not include an index or a glossary.

Content Accuracy rating: 5 While I am not a specialist in digital storytelling, the content seems accurate. Besides, the storytelling approach, digital or not, is already starting to appear in research in the area of emotional intelligence and empathy fostering. For example Faver and Alanis [22] exploit stories which describe the relations of humans and animals in order to foster empathy to young children, claiming that emotional and social empathy.

To further foster this sense of community, Pottermore is also launching a new book club that will encourage discussion among users through a Twitter chat.

Takeaway for Marketers: To create a sense of belonging among your own community, you need to give your audience a way to identify as a part of the larger whole and participate. Most educators recognize the importance of helping students develop their creative and innovative abilities. One way of doing so is through the use of digital storytelling, in which students use digital tools to create and share their own stories.

In this webinar, we'll discuss how digital storytelling can be used in the classroom. It is an excellent way for students to tell who they are. We’re celebrating National Storytelling Week by encouraging the children in our care to pick up a book and get reading.

To help them find a book they love, we asked our foster and birth children to tell us about their all-time favourite books and used these recommendations to create our Children’s Book Guide. Digital storytelling (DST) has been widely used as an empowering technique for marginalised voices across community-based projects worldwide.

The idea of providing ordinary people with access to media and basic editorial skills to allow personal stories to be told through a simple, two – three minute digital. This digital storytelling project was developed through task-based language teaching methods and encouraged ELLs to build their problem-solving skills through the main four Instagram tasks.

For instance, the ELLs on this project explored neighborhoods in Chicago or attended events related to their professional creative industries. Digital Storytelling Guide for Educators by Midge Frazel (1 times) Study Guide To Accompany American Cinema / American Culture by John Belton (1 times) Fostering Community through Digital Storytelling: A Guide for Academic Libraries by Anne M.

Fields (1 times) Digital Storytelling: In and Out of the Classroom by Kay Teehan (1 times). Produced by the Center for Digital Storytelling, a non-profit arts and education organization. Center for Digital Storytelling Martin Luther King Jr.

Way Berkeley, CA USA [email protected] tel fax Also Available: Digital Storytelling, Capturing Lives, Creating Community, by Joe Lambert. Joe Lambert’s book Digital Storytelling: Capturing Lives, Creating Community, as well as the Digital Storytelling Cookbook () offers “Seven Elements of Digital Storytelling” that help students work toward an engaging digital story, rather than a typical “family slide show.”.

Digital storytelling is a new format of research assignment and Scott Spicer, Media Outreach and Learning Spaces Librarian, provides leadership for instructors and students in this emerging area.

Spicer has collaborated on over student video assignments. Grete Jamissen and Goro Skou work at the University College of Oslo. In their article, “ Poetic reflection through digital storytelling – a methodology to foster professional health worker identity in students”, they focus the role of personal narratives, multimedia and.

Guest post by Melanie Morgan, Director of Madison County Public Libraries. In the summer of the Madison County Public Libraries (MCPL) partnered with the Partnership for Appalachian Girls’ Education (PAGE) to begin an exciting outreach program to foster creativity through digital storytelling.

PAGE provides innovative learning opportunities for adolescent girls in Appalachia. Digital Storytelling: Capturing Lives, Creating Community. Berkeley: Digital Diner Press, Center for Digital Storytelling co-founder Joe Lambert’s guide to digital storytelling.

Fields, Anne M. and Karen R. Diaz. Fostering Community Through Digital Storytelling: A Guide for Academic Libraries. Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited, storytelling into the curriculum can be seen in many theoretical and applied areas within higher education (Abrahamson, ).

Two application forms of digital storytelling (including its innovative version of Web storytelling) in higher education have been identified: a composition platform and a .Positive effects of shared reading for children’s language development are boosted by including instruction of word meanings and by increasing interactivity.

The effects of engaging children as storytellers on vocabulary development have been less well studied. We developed an approach termed Interactive Elaborative Storytelling (IES), which employs both word-learning techniques and children.