This paper considers concepts of transliteracy and digital storytelling (DS), and reports on the research findings of the DS project, iTell. The project involved the development of digital stories based on a creative reading task and an investigation
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Thanks to Suzana - here's the full text and very well worth reading
In the digital world and the age of the iStudent, personalized learning is key to success in school and in business. Check out how Epigogy.org explains these 5 levels of personalized learning in the infographic below.
Conveying information in a striking, concise way has never been more important, and infographics are the perfect pedagogical tool with which to do so. Below, you’ll find my experience with designing an infographic-friendly classroom research project, explained in a step-by-step process you can implement in your own classroom.
Adventures in storytelling, technology and social change.
"We continue to be excited and inspired by the growing field of interactive storytelling. We started working with the Ford Foundation on the TFI New Media Fund in 2011. Since then we have been funding projects as well as growing the community around this work through Tribeca Hacks and TFI Interactive Day. This second iteration of the Sandbox is all about sharing the projects, people we have met and all the things we have learned along the way. Dive in."
MOOCs and Critical Pedagogy are not obvious bedfellows. The hype around MOOCs has centered mostly on a brand of sage on the stage courseware at direct odds with Critical Pedagogy’s emphasis on learner agency.
KEY TAKEAWAYS Authenticity is the mark of a great story. Audio is an intimate medium, perfectly suited for emotional stories Good listening is essential for an interviewer—and it allows us to find beauty in the people around us.
A good story can make or break a presentation, article, or conversation. But why is that? When Buffer co-founder Leo Widrich started to market his product through stories instead of benefits and bullet points, sign-ups went through the roof.
Animated GIFs. You see them everywhere, usually as a response, reaction or qualifier that adds extra oomph to any statement. For the longest time GIFs have been associated with the Internet’s funny bone, but now brands are finding ways to incorporate this form of visual content into their marketing. After all, GIFs occupy a space between images and video that leaves much room for exploration. Here we’ll review 12 tools to get you started with creating, discovering and hosting GIFs. Some of the tools below require a bit more practice to master, but you’re guaranteed to find something that’s right for your GIF needs. 1. Giffing Tool This is a Windows tool that allows you to create customized GIFS. With features like trimming video frames, adding text, and quality settings adjustments you can be well on your way to creating a library of GIFs that you can go back... keep reading