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Research Paper Alternatives: Using Digital Storytelling in the Photostory Software to Enrich the Curriculum. Rebecca Foster-Faith. What is Digital Storytelling. Using computer based tools to tell stories Use image, text, narration, music, video (or any combination) Focus on content, narrative.

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Research Paper Alternatives: Using Digital Storytelling in the Photostory Software to Enrich the Curriculum

Rebecca Foster-Faith

what is digital storytelling
What is Digital Storytelling
  • Using computer based tools to tell stories
    • Use image, text, narration, music, video (or any combination)
    • Focus on content, narrative
components of a research paper
Components of a Research Paper
  • Identify & Cite Sources
  • Developing Thesis Statement
  • Examples to Support Thesis
  • Mechanics (Grammar)
  • Written mechanics are not part of digital storytelling. Good grammar is still necessary for oral narration.
components of a digital story
Components of a Digital Story
  • Point of View
  • Dramatic Question
  • Emotional Content
  • Gift of Voice
  • Soundtrack
  • Economy
  • Pacing

--Center for Digital Storytelling, Berkley, CA

software web service options
Software/ Web Service Options
  • 50 Web 2.0 Ways to tell a story including:
why photostory
Advantages

Free or Integrated

Focus on content rather than text

Still requires research & thesis statement

Intuitive drag and drop tools

Disadvantages

Requires Headset

Does not work with Macs

Requires good organizational skills to manage content

Why Photostory?
order of operations
Order of Operations
  • Research topic
  • Outline/ Storyboard topic
    • Narration ideas
    • Image ideas
  • Research/ Compile images
    • Source List Citations
order of operations8
Order of Operations
  • Assemble Photostory
    • Import & Arrange images
    • Add Titles & Effects
    • Customize motion
    • Add Narration
    • Add music (Create or Import)
    • Save & Export
challenges compensations
Digital Divide

Give students some time in the classroom to begin project (particularly because headsets are needed)

Rubric is 70% based on content and research, final output on Photostory not necessary

ESL/ELL

Direct students to content websites in their own language

Language Choice

Challenges & Compensations
literacy connection
Literacy Connection
  • Ability to use language to read, write and speak
    • For students struggling with writing, final output is less intimidating
      • Possible use as an alternative for Special Education students
    • Outlining, research & thesis skills all emphasized
  • An addition, not a replacement to developing writing skills.
uses for photostory elementary
Uses for Photostory - Elementary
  • Research notable figures
    • Founding Fathers
    • Scientific Discoveries
  • Creative Writing
  • Career Exploration
    • “Take our Daughters to work” day
  • Documenting Artwork
uses for photostory high school
Uses for Photostory – High School
  • English – Practice Research Skills, Student Choice of Topic. Preliminary to “The Research Paper.”
  • Math – Engineering & Math or Math Careers
  • History – Students present both sides of a bill currently under debate on the Senate or House floor
  • Other ideas
science living environment
Science/ Living Environment
  • Using Photostory3 to Enhance Teaching Of Genetics
    • Project outline
    • Sample Video
    • Storyboard to create the video
    • Blank Storyboard