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  1. @ScheltH

    Final Storytelling Portfolio

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    Over the past few months I have been exploring the idea of how and why is it important to tell stories. This question has been thought provoking and has led to many different ideas on why we tell stories. We have been telling stories for generations, m...
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    Final Storytelling Portfolio

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    Over the past few months I have been exploring the idea of how and why is it important to tell stories. This question has been thought provoking and has led to many different ideas on why we tell stories. We have been telling stories for generations, most stories have been told orally and have helped set up the culture and beliefs of our society. Stories in ancient days were used to pass on…

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    The Educational Uses of Digital Storytelling

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    The Educational Uses of Digital Storytelling

    I decided to keep with this theme of Digital Storytelling in the classroom. I committed to having my students create a digital story in STEM this year, so I decided I needed to gather a few more resources before attempting it in December or January. This week I stumbled upon Bernard Robin’s paper The Educational Uses of Digital Storytelling . This article did a great job at bridging the gap from…

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    Digital Storytelling Critique: Hum

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    Digital Storytelling Critique: HumThis week I decided to branch out and look for some short films to critique, in this search I discovered Hum.  Hum is about this robot who is confined to a restaurant’s backroom to clean dirty dishes. The robot slowly ...
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    Digital Storytelling Critique: Hum

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    Digital Storytelling Critique: Hum

    This week I decided to branch out and look for some short films to critique, in this search I discovered Hum.  Hum is about this robot who is confined to a restaurant’s backroom to clean dirty dishes. The robot slowly discovers life outside of his room by collecting little trinkets that come in with the dishes. Suddenly one day, the boarded up window breaks open and the robot is introduced to a…

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  6. @ScheltH

    Seven Steps of Digital Storytelling

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    Seven Steps of Digital StorytellingOverall I thought this article was very informative. I really enjoyed how it broke down the various aspects that should be included in digital storytelling. I think this really gives me a great framework to think abou...
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    Seven Steps of Digital Storytelling

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    Seven Steps of Digital Storytelling

    Overall I thought this article was very informative. I really enjoyed how it broke down the various aspects that should be included in digital storytelling. I think this really gives me a great framework to think about when writing the outline for my story. This really makes digital storytelling very straightforward and easy to digest. Although this article did not change my definition of…

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  8. @ScheltH

    Digital Story Critique 10: Telltale’s Game of Thrones

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    Digital Story Critique 10: Telltale’s Game of Thrones

    Ok I’ll admit I am a little addicted to critiquing stories within video games. What can I say, I get to play the game as “research” then write a blog about pros and cons of the story. This is really the best type of school work to complete. This week I decided to critique the story in Telltale’s Game of Thrones series. The series…

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  9. @ScheltH

    Response to Digital Storytelling Revisted

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    Response to Digital Storytelling RevistedThis week I decided to look for journal articles that relate to digital storytelling. I found the article Digital Storytelling Revisited by Crystal Shelby-Caffey. Caffey begins by going over a recent journal tha...
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    Response to Digital Storytelling Revisted

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    Response to Digital Storytelling Revisted

    This week I decided to look for journal articles that relate to digital storytelling. I found the article Digital Storytelling Revisited by Crystal Shelby-Caffey. Caffey begins by going over a recent journal that was published that claims that using technology tools in the classroom is not effective. Caffey explains that they study the article focuses on is one technological tool that was not…

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    Digital Critique 8: Journey

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    Digital Critique 8: Journey

    Last night I got home from work and decided I wanted to unwind by playing a video game. I decided to start my free 7 day trail to Playstation Now, this is where I discovered the video game Journey. I’ve heard good things about the game in the past and I was interested in seeing if the game was as good as everyone was saying. I was pleasantly surprised that it interwove this beautiful story within…

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    Digital Critique 8: Journey

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    Digital Critique 8: JourneyLast night I got home from work and decided I wanted to unwind by playing a video game. I decided to start my free 7 day trail to Playstation Now, this is where I discovered the video game Journey. I’ve heard good things abou...
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    Response to a Road Traveled: The Evolution of Digital Storytelling.

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    Response to a Road Traveled: The Evolution of Digital Storytelling.

    The Road Traveled: The Evolution of Digital Storytelling is about Joe Lambert’s journey with Digital Storytelling. Joe begins by describing his childhood with his very liberal parents in Texas. Joe was exposed to a variety of movements through his parents connections and grew up listening to American folk music, admiring the works of various artist and experiencing the various cultures throughout…

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  14. @ScheltH

    Digital Critique 8: Killing Kennedy

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    Digital Critique 8: Killing KennedyThis week I decided I wanted to look at interactive websites and how they are able to tell stories. A few of my classmates have posted examples of these websites in the past and I thought it would be cool to find my o...
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    Digital Critique 8: Killing Kennedy

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    Digital Critique 8: Killing Kennedy

    This week I decided I wanted to look at interactive websites and how they are able to tell stories. A few of my classmates have posted examples of these websites in the past and I thought it would be cool to find my own and review it. After some searching, I came across the website Killing Kennedy by National Geographic. This is an interactive website that compares the lives of John F. Kennedy to…

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  16. @ScheltH

    ds106 Assignment: Can you vacuum a sidewalk?

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    ds106 Assignment: Can you vacuum a sidewalk?

    I decided to attempt the Dream It… Write It assignment from the ds106 website. To complete this assignment you had to choose a dream that you have had and write about it in detail. I decided to choose this dream that  I had in 7th grade about my French Teacher. Mostly, because I can’t believe that at age 29 I still remember this dream and I really don’t understand it. I decided I was going to…

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  17. @ScheltH

    Digital Storytelling Gallery Walk

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    Digital Storytelling Gallery Walk

    Since beginning this class, my definition of digital storytelling has expanded. Digital storytelling includes film, pictures, podcast, music, online forms of writing and video games.  It’s really incredible how many different forms of media can be considered forms of digital storytelling. Over the past few weeks, I have been inspired by a few posts that have really helped me shape my idea on what…

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    Digital Storytelling Gallery Walk

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    Digital Storytelling Gallery WalkSince beginning this class, my definition of digital storytelling has expanded. Digital storytelling includes film, pictures, podcast, music, online forms of writing and video games.  It’s really incredible how many dif...

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