Tag Archives: digital storytelling

YouTube Doubler

YouTube Doubler Chris Anna, a student from the Digital Storytelling course, just posted about YouTube Doubler, which bills itself as a mashup helper. And it is immediately apparent to me how this could be a useful tool for seeing how … Continue reading

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Digital Storytelling: Week 4

For Tuesday, 2/2, everyone read and responded to Tim O’Reilly’s seminal essay “What is Web 2.0?” (1995). I figured this would be a nice, concrete frame for much of what we were talking about more abstractly and technically thus far, … Continue reading

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Digital Storytelling: Week 3

The third week is where I hit a bit of a wall, riding high on Gardner’s discussion and feeding off the focused energy everyone had while setting up their domains, blogs, twitter accounts, etc. I asked them to read Douglas … Continue reading

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Digital Storytelling: Week 2

Week two was dedicated to exploring and experimenting with the “Domain of One’s Own” Gardner Campbell had conceptually framed in week 1. They all bought a domain, and what I found interesting is a number of students bought .info domains … Continue reading

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Digital Storytelling: Week 1

I’ve been meaning to write this post ( and the following three) incrementally over the past month, but time has been tough on me these last few weeks. I’m getting the blogging DTs being away from the bava for so … Continue reading

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The Shining in 6 Frames

Riffing off of Tom Woodward’s recent exercise he posted, I experimented with using six film frames to capture the essence of the film’s narrative. It might also be a nice way to think about how the juxtaposition of images make … Continue reading

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Digital Storytelling: the Course

OK, so I’ve been on paternity leave enjoying some quiet time with my ever growing family, and as a result the bava as well as my general annoying presence online has been limited as a result. But, despite that, I’ve … Continue reading

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What was May Place

Inspired by Luke Waltzer’s screencast using Google’s Street View to experiment with digital storytelling, I decided to take a look at the neighborhood where I grew up in Baldwin, NY. This process was really trippy for me, and the possibilities … Continue reading

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Katabasis and “Choose Your Own Adventure” narratives

Image Credit: “Odysseus” by paral_lax It’s funny how things work online, soon after reading Alec Couros’s post “‘Choose You Own Adventure’ comes to YouTube” (which is such a brilliant use of YouTube annotations for digital storytelling), I got a message … Continue reading

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