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Course Developer Resources
Support and resources for blended or online faculty in D2L.
Create animated videos to your recorded content in three easy steps. Free templates available for learning to use and basic application. Ideal user is comfortable with using digital templates and has some experience with web tools. No coding knowledge needed. (Premium content available for free for educators.)
Open source, free, and recommended for students and faculty who need to record audio either for podcasts, music, or other projects. Some digital skills required, but good how-tos available online and on the website for instruction and FAQ.
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No one really knows what the first story ever told in human history was, but storytelling is an art that spans many civilizations and cultures, and continues to be a major part of our modern lives. More recently, storytellinghas gone digital with advances in technology and connectivity. Educators have also rediscovered how storytelling can be an effective teaching pedagogy for engaged student learning. Adigitalstory can engage students' visual and auditory senses in a way that the written word alone cannot.
Suwardy, Themin, Gary Pan, and Poh-Sun Seow. "Using Digital Storytelling To Engage Student Learning." Accounting Education 22.2 (2013): 109-124. Education Research Complete. Web. 17 Nov. 2015.
Ideas for and Examples of Digital Storytelling Projects
(To log in use 0000-PID; your pin/ password is your four digit birthday MMDD) From the abstract: "Digital storytelling has emerged over the last few years as a powerful teaching and learning tool that engages both teachers and their students. However, until recently, little attention has been paid to a theoretical framework that could be employed to increase the effectiveness of technology as a tool in a classroom environment. A discussion of the history of digital storytelling and how it is being used educationally is presented in this article. The theoretical framework, technological pedagogical content knowledge (TPCK), is described, along with a discussion of how this model might be used with digital storytelling."