ED F677

ED F677 Digital Storytelling, Spring 2014

Class site: https://sites.google.com/a/alaska.edu/ed677sp14/

Tweet Story: http://ed677.community.uaf.edu/

Course Description:

This course examines the principles of storytelling in general and digital storytelling in particular, paying close attention the use of digital storytelling to inform, persuade, and entertain across a variety of social and cultural institutions. Elements of digital storytelling will be investigated and used to create original digital stories in a variety of media.

Course goals:

  • investigate the history of storytelling

  • understand the storytelling process from initial idea to final presentation

  • research the forms and elements of digital storytelling

  • understand the impact and purpose of digital storytelling as manifested in education, business, entertainment, and other social institutions

  • critically examine digital stories for audience, subtext, and effect

  • understand and apply copyright law with regard to digital storytelling, including publishing under a Creative Commons license

  • create and publish digital stories in a variety of media formats

Specific assignments for this course: https://olsonid.wordpress.com/blog/

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