Share Paper: Digital Storytelling: From Traditional Software Applications to Emerging New Media Tools

  1. Bernard Robin, University of Houston, United States
  2. Sara McNeil, University of Houston, United States

Abstract: The goal of this workshop is to introduce educators to Digital Storytelling and explore how it can be used as an effective teaching and learning tool for their students. Digital Story examples will be shown and design and development models will be shared and discussed. Participants will then work with images, audio/background music, and write the script for a Digital Story. Participants will create their story using Microsoft Photo Story 3 software, a free program available for participants to load on their computers. Participants will record audio narration and develop transitions and movement for their digital stories and learn to ...