Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Digital Storytelling
an EARCOS weekend workshop

Finding the Digital Storyteller Within:
Creating New Media That Works

Presenter: Jason OhlerDate: Saturday November 17 2012Venue: The American School in Japan Tokyo Time: 10.00 - 4.00

Cost: 8000 Yen - $100 US - lunch included

Note: ASIJ Teachers funded through the school

Following his keynote New Media, New Literacies, New Students, New Citizens, Jason will demonstrate practical tools and processes for implementing new media narrative projects in classroom activities in exciting, creative ways.
He addresses a number of topics, including media assessment, media grammar and the role of research-based digital stories and media development in the curriculum. This presentation features examples of student and teacher media production, and offers practical and conceptual ways for students to participate in the world of Web 2.0 using new media narratives they create for school projects.
This presentation is based on Jason’s book, Digital Storytelling in the Classroom: New Media Pathways to Literacy, Learning and Creativity (Corwin Press, 2008).
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Who should attend: This workshop is adaptable for many grade levels and so is worthwhile for any teacher regardless of technical skill level. If you would like to incorporate digital media production into your curriculum, instruction and assessment, you will benefit from this workshop.

Time and materials: The day will be broken up into sections with time for listening, observing and interacting and for a 60-90 minutes hands on workshop. Having an internet-connected laptop (smart phone, pad, or whatever you like to use) is very desirable.


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