February 28 – March 1, 2014

University Of Portland

Digital Storytelling as a Pedagogical Tool

I’ll be heading to the University of Portland in late February for a three session workshop aimed at identifying and developing two different approaches to utilizing digital storytelling in the secondary education classroom: the process-based approach, in which the production involved in digital storytelling serves a specific pedagogical purpose, helping to illuminate a concept or build skills regardless of the output generated, and product based, in which digital storytelling serves as a demonstration of proficiency or of the understanding of concepts, generating an output that can be assessed.

To aid in the development of lesson plans that connect these ideas to a variety of disciplines, participants will have the opportunity to experiment with a wide range of of media production and post-production practices, including scripting, storyboarding, videography (in both narrative and direct cinema styles), and continuity editing.  

This workshop is limited to University of Portland faculty and staff.  Interested in hosting a speaking engagement or residency at your school or university?  Contact me at [email protected]