Active learning and close student/faculty interactions has always been a hallmark of a Bucknell education. Today, multimodal storytelling in the classroom allows undergraduate students to connect course content through a reflective process that also develops digital, visual, and media skills. These type of assignments help prepare students for real world communication scenarios that are primarily multimodal.
Digital Storytelling, as defined by StoryCenter, is a story revolving around a significant moment of change. It is told through the “I” narrative and possess an strong element of emotion. It is then combined with multimodal elements to bring the story alive.
In this session of How Did They Make That?, participants will learn how to craft digital stories. If you are interested in learning more about digital storytelling or are considering incorporating it into your classroom experience then this session is for you.