1. @klw_colorfulco

    ~Sound Seeing Tour~

    Soundseeing Tour Assignment


    A soundseeing tour uses audio and theatre of the mind audio to paint a picture in the listener’s mind.

    Here Click ME! is my soundseeing tour.  I used an application called “voice recorder” I downloaded from the android playstore to record my daughter playing then sent …

  2. @sylvanrobert1

    My Big Ideas Assignment and Inquiry


    In my Research in Learning Design and Technology course the professor asked that I examine two or more big ideas that could become part of a framework for my professional role and problems of practice I might encounter at work.   …

  3. @Lisa Fish@pinkywish50

    The Rise of the Cybrarian

    I was sitting in the lobby of my dentist’s office waiting for my annual dental appointment to begin. A few people were flipping through magazines and chatting. One lady looks over and notices my employee badge and asks me where I work. I tell her I am librarian in a…
  4. @klw_colorfulco

    Field Project – Edorble


    Edorble is a downloadable virtual world that makes it easy to host people from all around the world all simultaneously.  I found this 3D world as a great tool to host all sorts of meetings and the possibilities for an online class would be endless.  I pitched the idea to …

  5. @Lisa Fish@pinkywish50

    Do Badges Work Better Than Grades?

    “Badges ruin intrinsic motivation!” How many times have we heard this? But what about Grades? Grades can also do much to damage the intrinsic motivation of a student and is often very limiting in helping students understand where they failed an assignment or subject. This is where badges could help.…
  6. @Lisa Fish@pinkywish50

    Rezzly Makes Learning Fun!

    Gamification has always been a fuzzy concept to me at best, and a potential teacher nightmare at worse. Too many things could go wrong if done incorrectly and it just scared me off. To clarify what gamification is and get over my angst, I turned to Chris Haskell and Rezzly
  7. @klw_colorfulco

    Supporting Music in Online Learning


    Here my research partners and I have gathered many useful sites to use, starting today.   These valuable resources can be used to compliment any online lesson plans you are making or have used in the past.

    1.) Sonic Squirrel: access here

    Sonic Squirrel is a site dedicated to providing music …

  8. @sylvanrobert1

    The Value of CARP in My Design Work


    The four principles of CARP: Contrast, Repetition, Alignment and Proximity

    Contrast—If two things are not the same make them really different

    Contrast means difference, and although difference sounds quite simple it is crucially important to the way we notice things. Humans scan a scene looking for the difference, and I …

  9. @Lisa Fish@pinkywish50

    Design Brief: Learning 2.0

    Our team was tasked with creating a multimedia project to demonstrate theories and practice regarding the Emergence of the Profession. Essentially this involves reporting on the origins and uses of a key learning theory through an engaging format of our choice. This is awesome because as teachers and professionals, we…
  10. @k1234williams

    DS106 2017-01-04 11:42:00


    I’m a teacher… in training for the past 20 years. It seems each semester is different with new ideas and thoughts ready to explore and learn. The stories and experiences I have heard within these walls could fill a book, but it’s the lessons and new thoughts students explore is …

  11. @klw_colorfulco

    Final Course Reflection


    I’d like to take a few minutes to reflect on this last semester in the Digital Storytelling class at CU Denver University.  I had many opportunities to work with my classmates and learn the art of Digital Storytelling through the DS 106 Daily Creates, Digital Story Critiques, a Gallery …

  12. @boylebou12

    Final Course Reflection

    Me as a learner

    My first couple of weeks in this class was filled with some apprehension, uncertainty , and fear that I might  struggle to complete the required work  properly. I have taken a couple of hybrid classes in the past;  but this is the first 100% online class …

  13. @AceInquisitor

    End of Semester Reflection


    Within this class, I learned very well by having to produce smaller content more often throughout the week. It kept me up to date on coursework because I would have reminders to go and do a daily create or go and look up a digital story to look at. I …

  14. @ScheltH

    Final Storytelling Portfolio


    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 …

  15. @ScheltH

    Final Storytelling Portfolio


    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 …

  16. @cilantro_12

    Telling My Story


    Telling stories is such a core aspect of our humanity. Visual, oral, and written accounts have been passed down for centuries. History is made and rewritten through the telling of stories. For some, telling stories is therapeutic and healing or provides a human connection. For others, storytelling is for entertainment …

  17. @kelriz

    Response to “The 7 Steps to Digital Storytelling”


    To start my response, I’d like to share a quote that resonated with me from the end of the chapter. “The storytelling process is a journey.” This entire course has felt like a journey centered around reflection and personal growth. I have learned a lot about the elements of storytelling, …

  18. @kelriz

    Critique of 7 Elements in 4 Minutes



    For this week’s digital story, I watched a colleague’s creation centered around 7 tips for digital storytelling. I’m still growing in my understanding of high quality digital storytelling, so it was helpful to watch a story that helps build my content knowledge. I appreciated that Paul kept it short, …

  19. @kelriz

    Final Portfolio


    My entire journey through this course was centered around my desire to seek answers to my future. I had hoped to find clarity and define a vision for what lies ahead. I have engaged in meaningful reflection, through viewing stories, crafting responses, and reading text. I hope to be able …

  20. @kadit

    Digital Storytelling Portfolio


    If you have been following my blog, you know that my semester has primarily been devoted to my capstone for my MPA program. Well, I am happy to report that I defended my capstone Tuesday night and passed. I am so happy to have that behind me! And soon I …

CU Denver’s INTE 4340/5340

Welcome to Lori Elliott's Fall 2016 Learning with Digital Stories Course at CU Denver

CU Denver’s INTE 4340/5340 Learning with Digital Stories is a DS106-inspired course experimenting with narration, annotation, and open learning. Learn more about our course at from the syllabus and follow us on Twitter via #ILT5340.

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