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Responding to literature through digital storytelling
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Your Life Is A Transmedia Experience

Social Creature:  '“Transmedia” has become the new buzzword for multi-platform narratives, but in the digital age, transmedia isn’t just how we consume entertainment narratives, it’s how we experience the narrative of our lives.'


Via Yannick Vernet, Yasser Monkachi, Érica Ariano, The Digital Rocking Chair
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bookhenge2011 - LivetheLiterature-Library20

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Videos, including bookcast exemplars, shared in the 2011 Library 2.0 Conference.

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mashitupfilmfest's Channel - YouTube

mashitupfilmfest's Channel - YouTube | Bookcasting | Scoop.it

@librariannaOz shared this tremendous moviemaking project.  Book trailers are a category and we hope to see bookcasts sometime soon ;-)  btw Excellent use of xtranormal

 

Mash It Up is Moreton Bay Region Libraries annual short film festival for 12-25 year olds.

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The What, Whys, and Hows - Digital Storytelling: A Toolkit for Educators - CampusGuides SLIS at Springshare

The What, Whys, and Hows - Digital Storytelling: A Toolkit for Educators - CampusGuides SLIS at Springshare | Bookcasting | Scoop.it

Cassy presented on digital storytelling at the 2011 Library 2.0 conference -- https://sas.elluminate.com/site/external/recording/playback/link/meeting.jnlp?suid=M.F53DF214F5637E27BFFA2B054CE350&sid=2008350

 

"This guide provides links to current research about digital storytelling, why and how to teach it, apps and tools to use, successful examples, and copyright teaching tools. It is designed for use by teachers and librarians of students of all ages."

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A HARD Choice

This machinama response to a well-known poem is very effective in conveying a text to self connection.

 

"Ramapo Middle School students used Robert Frost's poem The Road Less Traveled to share their own visual story of a time when a choice or decision that touched ..."

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Education Video Slideshows

Education Video Slideshows | Bookcasting | Scoop.it

Dynamic music video-style videos.  Bit challenging for bookcasts because you would need to record your narration and upload.  Typing "narration" not usually effective since slides move so fast.

 

"Enhance your digital classroom with Animoto. Turn photos, video clips and music into stunning video slideshows which can bring your lessons to life.If you are a teacher or educator, apply for a free Animoto Plus account for use in the classroom."

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One True Media - Subscribe and share more, get unlimited downloads & premium features

One True Media - Subscribe and share more, get unlimited downloads & premium features | Bookcasting | Scoop.it

Easy to use but only 30 second videos for free.  No discount for educators.

 

"Subscribe to share longer videos, get unlimited high quality downloads, access to premium features and music. With an annual subscription, you get a custom DVD for free."

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NCBookcastFestival - home

NCBookcastFestival - home | Bookcasting | Scoop.it

Resources galore about bookcasting with many exemplars!  We hope to create a gallery of students' bookcasts!

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Jeremy Rifkin on "the empathic civilization" | Video on TED.com

Jeremy Rifkin on "the empathic civilization" | Video on TED.com | Bookcasting | Scoop.it

Rifkin argues that we are by nature emphatic and can build an empathic civilization..

 

"TED Talks In this talk from RSA Animate, bestselling author Jeremy Rifkin investigates the evolution of empathy and the profound ways it has shaped human development and society."

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Digital Storytelling

Thanks to Leanne Barrett for sharing this slide presentation from Dr. Helen Barrett who is so well known for her ePortfolio work.

 

"Introduction to Digital Storytelling with examples. Multiple Purposes for including Digital Stories in ePortfolios."

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WinningtheRace - Copyright Remix

WinningtheRace - Copyright Remix | Bookcasting | Scoop.it

Check out archived session with a lawyer-librarian's advice on common copyright/fair use questions.  Plus many other resources!  Don't miss Larry Lessig's TED presentation!

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bookhenge2011 - home

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ECI 521 is an open online course free for anyone to participate to whatever degree they would like.  Thanks to the College of Education, NC State University! 

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Microsoft Photo Story - Download

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An oldie but goldie.  Audio slide shows.  For PCs only though. 

 

"Microsoft Photo Story, free download. Microsoft Photo Story 3: Bring your digital photos to life. Microsoft Photo Story is a photo presentation program for Windows."

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Movie Maker | Xtranormal

Movie Maker | Xtranormal | Bookcasting | Scoop.it

"If you can type, you can make movies."

 

Seriously.

 

You choose settings, characters, sound effects, etc. to produce your own movies.

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