Digital Storytelling tools worth looking at (1)

There is a plethora of tools in the virgin outback of digital storytelling.  This does not make one’s life any easier, plus there is the chorus of cellos in the background warning you that most of these tools that you invest time and effort into learning and using may not be around forever, or even for very long.  So what’s one to do?  Certainly it … Continue reading Digital Storytelling tools worth looking at (1)

Assessment Item 8: Digital Storytelling Project and Reflection

Part A: Context for Digital Story Telling Project   “Knowledge, then, is experiences and stories, and intelligence is the apt use of experience, and the creation and telling of stories. Memory is memory for stories, and the major processes of memory are the creation, storage, and retrieval of stories.” (Schank & Abelson, 1995, p. 8) In Asia, particularly Hong Kong, where parenting is a competitive sport, … Continue reading Assessment Item 8: Digital Storytelling Project and Reflection

Assessment item 7: Blog 4 – Electronic media and the nature of the story

Electronic media are not simply changing the way we tell stories: they’re changing the very nature of story, or what we understand (or do not understand) to be narratives. To what extent is this true? From: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p6E8jpFasR0 Many authors have argued that storytelling is intrinsic to humanity (Schank & Abelson, 1995) and part of memory and learning. And yet for some reason it appears to … Continue reading Assessment item 7: Blog 4 – Electronic media and the nature of the story

Assessment item 7: Blog 4 – Electronic media and the nature of the story

Electronic media are not simply changing the way we tell stories: they’re changing the very nature of story, or what we understand (or do not understand) to be narratives. To what extent is this true? https://youtube.googleapis.com/v/p6E8jpFasR0&source=uds From: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p6E8jpFasR0 Many authors have argued that storytelling is intrinsic to humanity (Schank & Abelson, 1995) and part of memory and learning. And yet for some reason it appears … Continue reading Assessment item 7: Blog 4 – Electronic media and the nature of the story

Fair use? Transformative?

Question: What exactly is Fair Use? (keep in mind that Australia has Fair Dealing, which is not quite the same). Why did the Judge consider Googles Book search project to be transformative? What are the possible benefits and possible issues with such a project? ____________________________________ According to Stim (2014) “a fair use is any copying of copyrighted material done for a limited and “transformative” purpose, … Continue reading Fair use? Transformative?

Assessment Item 6: Digital Storytelling Topic Proposal

“Knowledge, then, is experiences and stories, and intelligence is the apt use of experience, and the creation and telling of stories. Memory is memory for stories, and the major processes of memory are the creation, storage, and retrieval of stories.”(Schank & Abelson, 1995, p. 8) Red Dragon Wallpaper Download. (2011) Proposal Topic: “追龍 – Chasing the Dragon* a family’s story of language and identity” From … Continue reading Assessment Item 6: Digital Storytelling Topic Proposal

Module 4.1: What questions or answers do you have in relation to digital storytelling?

What questions (or answers) have formed in your mind in relation to digital storytelling? How does social media fit into the mix for you? What are the most important connections to learning overall? ================================= I guess my prime question after watching these extracts of digital storytelling is: “how the heck do they do it?” In some cases, like the twitterature it is obvious, But when … Continue reading Module 4.1: What questions or answers do you have in relation to digital storytelling?

Assessment item 5: Blog task 3

Response comment to: Bec Spink – Reflecting on Digital Literature I was most interested in your observations on incorporating digital literature in the classroom.  And yet, as I attempt to respond to your posting, after a few minutes of futile scrolling up and down as I tried to reply and refer back to what you have written, in an attempt to resist printing out your … Continue reading Assessment item 5: Blog task 3

Assessment Item 4: Critical Reflection of Digital Literature Experiences

What makes a good digital text Despite Goodreads’ narrow interpretation of a book as being something with an ISBN number, “the book as a physical object with paper pages is now only one version of what a book might be” (Hancox, 2013, para. 7). As many have discussed before, a digital text can take many formats and permutations (James & de Kock, 2013; Parker, 2013; … Continue reading Assessment Item 4: Critical Reflection of Digital Literature Experiences