Digital Storytelling

Digital Storytelling

Description: The course aims to introduce educators to digital storytelling and explore the ways how it can help to foster critical and interpretive thinking as well as enhance students’ learning experience and motivation. The course will cover the key elements of digital story telling as well as provide a hands-on opportunity for participants to create their own digital stories. They will practice the necessary skills in order to be able to effectively use the gained knowledge and tools with their students.

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Dates and Locations

Limassol, Cyprus

  • 21.–26.05.2018
  • 29.10.–02.11.2018

Don’t see the dates that suit your group?  Send us an e-mail with the proposed dates and location and we will get back to you.*

*- Only in case you are 6 or more persons from the same organisation.

Daily Programme

Monday

  • Introduction and course overview
  • Ice breaking
  • Individual expectations
  • Discussion on what is Digital Storytelling?
  • Main strategies supporting digital storytelling implementation in education
  • Role of the educator and its confidence and motivation
  • Introduction/Use of digital storytelling in my organisation
  • Reflections of the day, discussion

Tuesday

  • Digital Storytelling Process – What makes a good story?
  • Types of Digital Stories
  • Digital Storytelling in the Classroom
  • The ten elements of digital Storytelling
  • Common Storytelling making mistakes
  • Reflections of the day, discussion

Wednesday

  • Unleash your creativity
  • Images and Copyright – Using High Resolution Images
  • Finding and Using Copyright-Free Music Tracks
  • Digital Audio Formats
  • Reflections of the day, discussion

Thursday

  • Getting Started with Scriptwriting
  • Creating a Storyboard
  • Recording Narration
  • Free online tools for educators and students to use (apps, websites, web 2.0, etc.)
  • Reflections of the day, discussion

Friday

  • Creation of the digital story
  • Presentation of stories created
  • How can I use digital story telling in practice? – action plan
  • Reflections of the day, discussion
  • Summary and course evaluation

Saturday

  • Cultural excursion in local area
Competences Acquired by Participants

By the end of the course participants will:

  • Raise awareness of technological development in teaching and learning
  • Enhance one’s critical understandings of storytelling, meaning making and all aspects of production
  • Enhance one’s ability to identify the key ingredients involved in building compelling and meaningful stories
  • Enhance one’s ability to structure and design effective narratives: style, genre and digital films
  • Enhance one’s skills on film making techniques: sound, lighting, framing, interviewing
  • Enhance one’s ability to produce digital story including editing and online distribution
Type of Certification of Attendance Awarded
  • Certificate of attendance including description of training content and time input
  • Europass mobility certificates – to be issued by the applicant’s NA
Course Packages

Please note that ‘All in one – single room’ and ‘All in one – double room’ packages are being offered in all locations except London, Dublin, Barcelona, Athens, Porto, Lyon, Split and Pisa, where we have only the ‘Basic’ course package.

  1. ALL IN ONE – Single room’ PACKAGE – 1190€
  • Tuition fee and training material
  • Certificate of Competence
  • Welcome dinner
  • Accommodation in a Single room in a 3 or 4 star hotel (6 nights)
  • Full Board (5 days)
  • Airport transfer
  • Administration costs
  • Coffee Breaks
  • Cultural visit
  1. ‘ALL IN ONE – Double Room Sharing’ PACKAGE- 990€
  • Tuition fee and training material
  • Certificate of Competence
  • Welcome dinner
  • Accommodation – double room sharing in a 3 or 4 star hotel (6 nights)
  • Full Board (5 days)
  • Airport transfer
  • Administration costs
  • Coffee Breaks
  • Cultural visit

*Choose double room sharing if you are 2 colleagues from the same organisation willing to share a double room/ or if you have any accompanying person travelling to the venue of the course together with you (we can arrange the accommodation for accompanying persons as well).

  1. ‘BASIC’ course PACKAGE – 400€
  • Tuition fee and training material
  • Certificate of Competence
  • Welcome dinner
  • Administration costs
  • Coffee Breaks
  • Cultural visit

Note: separate invoices for the training fee only (350 EUR) can be issued upon the request from the organisation.

DOREA as well offers the group discounts in case of 6 or more persons from the same organisation.

 

 

 


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