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Digital storytelling in the classroom : new media pathways to literacy, learning, and creativity

Author: Jason Ohler
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, CA : Corwin Press, ©2008.
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Provides information on integrating digital storytelling into curriculum design.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ohler, Jason.
Digital storytelling in the classroom.
Thousand Oaks, CA : Corwin Press, ©2008
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jason Ohler
ISBN: 9781412938495 141293849X 9781412938501 1412938503
OCLC Number: 86038208
Description: xvii, 228 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Foreword / David Thornburg --
Preface --
Acknowledgments --
About the author --
Storytelling, education, and the new media. Confessions of a digital storytelling teacher : twenty revelations about digital storytelling in education --
Defining and discussing digital storytelling : helping teachers see, think, and talk about digital storytelling ; Digital storytelling as an educational tool : standards, planning, and literacy ; Assessing digital stories : the opportunities and challenges of new media evaluation --
The art and practice of storytelling. Thinking about story : the story core, story mapping, story types ; Applying story maps : seeing the core, mapping the story ; Story planning considerations : tips, techniques, lessons learned ; Transformation formations : how we, and the characters in our stories, change ; More story maps : from Aristotle to present day ; Other kinds of stories : different story forms and story perspectives --
Going digital. The media production process, phase I : developing the story ; The media production process, phases II-V : from preproduction to performance ; The digital storytelling toolbox : the tools teachers and students need to tell digital stories ; Media grammar for teachers : assessing media expression ; Copyright and fair use in education : living in the gray zone, doing the right thing, and protecting yourself --
Epilogue: If I had a time machine --
Resource A: Teaching oral storytelling --
Resource B : Audio techniques for video recording oral storytelling --
Resource C: Audio techniques for interviewing people --
Resource D: Freytag's pyramid --
Resource E: Grammar of camera angles --
Resource F: What's scannable? --
Resource G: Joseph Campbell's story adventure diagram --
Resource H: Visual portrait of a story --
References and further readings --
Responsibility: Jason Ohler ; foreword by David Thornburg.
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