Digital storytelling resources

Recently the interest in Digital Storytelling has grown at CPUT.

Interesting sites

Center for Digital Storytelling http://www.storycenter.org/

University of Houston Educational Uses of Digital Storytelling http://digitalstorytelling.coe.uh.edu

Presentations

My prezi on DST: http://prezi.com/zof4yyo-_i_k/introduction-to-digital-storytelling/

Readings

Digital storytelling cookbook: http://www.storycenter.org/cookbook.html

Robin, B.R., 2005. The Educational Uses of Digital Storytelling. http://digitalliteracyintheclassroom.pbworks.com/f/Educ-Uses-DS.pdf

Long, B., 2011. Digital Storytelling and Meaning Making: Critical Reflection , Creativity and Technology in Pre-service Teacher Education. In Digital storytelling conference. pp. 1-27.  http://lillehammer2011.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/bonnie-long-conference-paper.pdf

Kajder, S.B., 2004. Enter Here: Personal Narrative and Digital Storytelling. The English Journal, 93(3), pp.64-68. Available at: http://www.jstor.org/stable/pdfplus/4128811.pdf?acceptTC=true [Accessed October 10, 2010].

Barrett, H., 2006. Digital Stories in ePortfolios: Multiple Purposes and Tools. Available at: http://electronicportfolios.org/digistory/purposes.html [Accessed January 25, 2011].

Rolon-Dow, R., 2011. Race(ing) stories: digital storytelling as a tool for critical race scholarship. Race Ethnicity and Education, 14(2), pp.159-173. Available at: http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/routledg/cree/2011/00000014/00000002/art00002 [Accessed April 15, 2011].

Examples of DST

http://www.silencespeaks.org/case-studies.html

http://storycenter.org/cs_education.html

Software used

  • Windows MovieMaker to create and edit digital movies: XP or Live depending on Windows software on your laptop
  •  Audacity and Lame encoder to record and edit audio

http://audacity.sourceforge.net/download/beta_windows

http://sourceforge.net/projects/lame/files/lame/3.99/

  • Artweaver for image editing

http://www.artweaver.de/download-en/

  •  Real player to convert audio files

http://uk.real.com/realplayer

Royalty free images and sound

www.flickr.com (under advanced search you can tick Creative Commons only)

http://www.123rf.com

http://www.compfight.com/

http://www.sxc.hu/

www.opsound.org (for royalty free sound tracks)

http://www.jamendo.com/en/

Some examples of stories developed at CPUT

2010 Education student project

2011 Education student projects

2011 Train the trainer workshop

 

Interesting conferences

Narrative matters: http://www.aup.edu/news/special_events/narrative_matters.htm

Create – Share – Listen: 4th International Conference on Digital Storytelling: http://lillehammer2011.wordpress.com/  Next conference in 2013!

International Digital Storytelling: http://www.uv.es/digitalstory/ Valencia,

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