Digital Stories

By dogtrax | A collection of articles about telling stories with technology, including digital storytelling, transmedia strategies and more. The focus is on learning to tell stories in new ways.

Great Examples of Multiplatform Storytelling - Echo Storytelling Agency

It goes by many names: transmedia storytelling, transmedia narrative, cross-media seriality, and multiplatform storytelling.<p>But what exactly is ‘it’? …

Storytelling

How Elementary School Students and their Teachers Tell Stories in the Digital Age

Parents, children, grandmothers and grandfathers are sitting around a campfire, a table or a hammock, telling stories. I paint this picture in my …

Digital Age

“Hamlet on the Holodeck,” Twenty Years Later

When the media scholar Janet H. Murray was asked to write a new preface to “Hamlet on the Holodeck,” her influential book, from 1997, about digital narrative, she was tempted to make it three words long: “I was right!” Depending on how generous you want to be, you could say that she predicted the …

Ray Kurzweil

Digital Storytelling Projects for the Classroom

People want stories in their social media, not advertisements so businesses are hungry for young designers that understand can tell a compelling …

Digital Storytelling

Visiting Digital Storytellers with the Alchemists at Networked Narratives

<i>The Networked Narratives team talks with scholars and practitioners thinking about new ways to collaboratively tell and share stories using digital</i> …

The GIF Turns 30: How an Ancient Format Changed the Internet

The web's favorite file format just turned 30. Yep, it turns out the GIF is a millennial, too.<p>At the same time, 30 makes the GIF ancient in web …

Getting Creative With Video in the Classroom

While watching the Oscars tonight, I was intrigued to see a promotion that Walmart was running to celebrate the craft of film making. I don’t …

Canadian Humour

Digital Storytelling: iMovie Trailer PDF Storyboards

<b>Plan a Better iMovie Trailer with these PDF's</b><p>When you begin a new iMovie project, you have a choice of creating a movie or a trailer. A trailer …

Digital Storytelling

Making Things Our Own: The Indigenous Aesthetic in Digital Storytelling

Making Things Our Own: The Indigenous Aesthetic in Digital Storytelling<p>Abstract<p>This essay makes use of the characteristics of oral storytelling to …

Digital Storytelling

The Final Progress show – The Mission of Semester 106

The video show was/is much harder than the radio show was. Since it was video we had to meet up more and get more done in short condensed times to …

Filmmaking

Movie-Making on Chromebooks: Simple Steps for Getting Started

Today I had the chance to lead a webinar for teachers for the fantastic team at SimpleK12. I’ve shared lots of favorites during SimpleK12 webinars in …

Education

Using Adobe Spark Video

Another tool that I learned about when investigating tools for oral language development was Adobe Spark for use on laptops, Chromebooks or ipads. …

Behind the Camera, Students Document Life and Learning

<i>At Philadelphia’s Workshop School, students are developing media production skills to shape their school community and their own learning.</i><p>The video …

Education

Storytelling

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Storytelling

The Movie with a Thousand Plotlines

Will interactive films be this century’s defining art form?<p>Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, young directors who go by the joint film credit Daniels, are known for reality-warped miniatures—short films, music videos, commercials—that are eerie yet playful in mood. In their work, people jump into …

Storytelling

The power of personal narratives in the classroom

A UW Bothell professor shares how digital storytelling can be a powerful tool for learning—for students and instructors<p>During a recent Sociology of …

Storytelling

Weird and Wonderful Digital Art from a Millennial POV

Artist Francesco Vullo intelligently lampoons popular trends with his digital compositions.<p>In a misty abyss depicted in <i>Wanderer above the Sea of Fog</i>, allights an alluring symbol of modern civilization: McDonald’s golden arches. Italian artist Francesco Vullo intelligently lampoons popular trends …

Digital Art

How our school is using Virtual Reality to prepare pupils for a future dominated by technology 

Virtual reality, augmented reality, mixed reality, haptic feedback; the line between these and many other technological realities is becoming blurred and they are beginning to be grouped under one umbrella term: artificial reality. But what is artificial reality and how can it be used effectively …

Virtual Reality

Manual Cinema’s Julia Miller Discusses The Company’s Strange, Meticulous Theatre of Creating Films in Real Time

For much of the 20th century, theater watched its popularity as the leading form of visual narrative entertainment plummet with the swelling …

Animation

VR in education with CoSpaces

Exercises<p>Storytelling<p>Put together scenes to create or retell a story. With the virtual reality mode, you can even become part of those …

Virtual Reality

Creating an Easy VR Story

Introduction: Creating an Easy VR Story<p>A story. And you: right in the middle. That’s the promise of virtual reality. This new technology is going to …

Virtual Reality

Why Complex Storytelling Is Thriving In A Digital Age

<i>You may have heard that complex storytelling is dying these days. It’s not true! Here’s an essay I performed not so long ago</i> <i>for The News Hour</i></i> …

George R.R. Martin

Top 19 geovisualization tools, APIs and libraries that will let you create beautiful web maps

Creating a good web map is not an easy task but over the years we’ve seen plenty of amazing geovisualization examples. Almost all of them have been …

GIS

Digital Storytelling and Social Justice

Digital Storytelling

Eight Examples of Innovation in Children’s Digital Storytelling

For the last 20 years I’ve had one of the best jobs in the world, serving as the Coordinator for the BolognaRagazzi Digital Award (BRDA).The work …

Digital Storytelling

22 Apps To Make Videos In The Classroom

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US National Archives GIFs

Animated history from the holdings of the U.S. National Archives. Archival GIFs featuring major historic events, celebrities, National Parks, …

GIF Animations