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<p> 1. Digital Storytelling in the Classroom Carolyn Guertin, PhD EDUC 5405G | UOIT 14 May 15 2. The selfie has rapidly gained in popularity to become one of the leading forms of digital storytelling this decade. 3. Tim Stock and Marie Luna Tupot argue that selfies fall into 4 categories: 1. Selfie as swagger 2. Selfie as ritual 3. Selfie as story 4. Selfie as shared experience Tim Stock and Marie Luna Tupot, Analyzing Selfies: Culture Mapping the Meaning and Evolution of Selfie Shots http://www.slideshare.net/scenariodna/analyzing-selfies?related=2 4. Join the discussion on selfies at HASTAC http://www.hastac.org/forums/selfies 5. Further reading https://www.academia.edu/8735723/The_Allure_of_the_Selfie 6. And James Franco on The Meanings of the Selfie http://mobile.nytimes.com/2013/12/29/arts/the- meanings-of-the-selfie.html?_r=1 7. Why do we tell stories? 8. Why are stories important in teaching? 9. What are some of the ways that you can use storytelling in your teaching? 10. CINDERELLA 2.0: HTTP://WWW.YOUTUBE.COM/WATCH?V=CP-ZOCL5MD0 11. 5 groups (5 people per group) Go to the website youve been assigned and assess: What kind of stories can you tell with this tool? Give us an example of it being used. Can you give use an example or two of applications you can see for this tool in your own teaching? 12. https://storify.com/ 13. Twine Twine: twinery.org 14. Voice Thread: https://voicethread.com/ 15. ComicMaster! http://www.web2teachingtools.com/comic_master.ht ml 16. StoreHouse 17. Interactive Documentary As an example, Hollow: http://hollowdocumentary.com/ 18. Electronic Literature (Anthology Volume 2) http://collection.eliterature.org/2/ 19. The Story of Jess and Russ: http://www.jessandruss.us/ 20. 7 Elements of Digital Storytelling (Center for Digital Storytelling) 1. Point of View What is the perspective of the author and how is the story told? 2. A Dramatic Question A key question that keeps the viewer's attention and will be explored (possibly answered) by the end of the story. 3. Emotional Content A personal and powerful transformation that connects audience to story. 4. Voice Personalizes the story and helps the audience understand the context. 5. The Power of the Soundtrack Music or other sounds that support and enhance the story. 6. Economy Using just enough content to tell the story without overloading the viewer. 7. Pacing The rhythm of the story and how slowly or quickly it progresses. 21. 50 sites and apps for digital storytelling: http://www.techlearning.com/default.aspx?tabid=100 &amp;entryid=5656 </p>