EDU 931 Digital Storytelling
Researches and defines digital storytelling and its application to the classroom. Presents technology tools for compliance with and integration of PA Core Technology Standards into the curriculum; provides instruction and practice in the creation of digital storytelling projects.
“I think storytelling is all about children. We human beings love to hear stories being told - and it first happens when you're a kid.” quips David Chase an American writer, director and television producer. Ask a student to tell you about something they experienced and they will tell you a story. Storytelling has been used throughout time as a method to to convey truths, traditions, morality, fiction, and facts. In this course you will explore, evaluate, and apply the use of digital apps and storytelling tools to engage your students in your curriculum. “Tell me the facts and I’ll learn. Tell me the truth and I’ll believe. But tell me a story and it will live in my heart forever.” An old Native American proverb.
Please note: This course is currently only offered during the Spring semester. If there are no upcoming courses listed, please click on the contact link below to request notification when the next session has been scheduled.
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I loved this course! I liked the course revolved around modules which actually required us to explore different types of digital storytelling to complete the coursework. It was very beneficial to me as an educator, because I am always running out of extra free time to explore these new resources.J.M., Elementary Teacher
I am coming away from this course with a list of tools and digital storytelling experience that I can immediately apply to my classroom.H.S., Elementary Teacher
I have new ideas to take with me and try with my students.J.C., Elementary Teacher
allow students to demonstrate their learning in a different wayA.B., Elementary Teacher
I liked that I was able to research and review many digital storytelling tools that I may use in my classroom.H.M., Language Arts Teacher
I enjoyed the pace of this class and that they work was transferrable to my classroom.A.M., Elementary Teacher
I plan to use digital storytelling in my ELA and science classes to assess my students and have them create projects demonstrating their learning.K.H., Language Arts Teacher
I feel like I’ve learned a lot that I can apply immediately into my teaching.B.S., Elementary Teacher
I will be using digital storytelling in all subjects from now on.C.S., Elementary Teacher
using more digital storytelling and choice in my classroomA.A., Special Education Teacher
The course allowed for lots of web tools to be evaluated, which was nice.E.S., Language Arts Teacher
I plan to use digital storytelling applications to enhance the learning in my classroom.D.W., Elementary Teacher
It challenged how I think about assessment.L.H.
I've already developed tools and lessons for two projects that needed work. I will introduce all of the tools to students in different units. Reaching Redefinition through the SAMR model is easy after the skills I have taken from this course.K.Z., Social Studies Teacher
I will be using digital portfolios with my studentsR.M.