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Columbia University School of the Arts' Digital Storytelling Lab – exploring the future of storytelling. Stock Content. The University of Minnesota has signed a multi-year agreement with VideoBlocks for Education to provide free access to a suite of video clips, audio clips and graphics to students, faculty, staff and vendors working with the University.

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Through the University's license, more than $10 million of quality, copyright-free digital content is available. Note: You must be connected to the University of Minnesota Network to access. Weblog of Wesley Fryer. StoryCenter Blog — STORYCENTER. Educational Uses of Digital Storytelling. TELL A VISUAL NARRATIVE STORY WITH EDUCREATIONS. Educreations is an app that turns the iPad into a recordable, interactive whiteboard for creating Khan’s Academy-style tutorials, lessons, or stories. It’s both a teaching and learning tool, allowing users to create lessons and browse what others have created. It’s very simple to use and intuitive, requiring very little time to learn, and created videos can be used by anyone via iPad or computer. Educreations can be used either as a pedagogical tool in flipped or distance-learning classrooms (or just as supplementary instruction) or as a platform for student exhibition, allowing students to demonstrate learning, craft presentations, and teach each other.

While Educreations clearly benefits instructors interested in facilitating anytime-anywhere learning, it’s also an effective tool for getting students to create and think about how to effectively communicate ideas and concepts visually. Step 1: Assign students a particular style of narration. Inklewriter. Story Maps. The Changing Story. Immigrant Stories Curriculum. The IHRC has designed toolkits to create Immigrant Stories in college classes and public workshops.

Immigrant Stories Curriculum

Each guide provides complete instructions to guide others through the process of making their digital story, including writing a script, selecting images, recording a voiceover, and editing the video. Each curriculum packet includes donation forms for those who wish to share their digital stories with the Immigrant Stories project and the IHRC Archives. Download our Toolkits Coming Soon.