Alan Levine • @cogdogcogdogblog.com
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, March 18, 2012

Often recognized as one of the oldest traditions of communications, storytelling is often associated with entertainment. But the reasons it works can be put to use for helping people understand and appreciate and academic structure. Experience what happens with this tradition meets the capabilities of the web. You will be able to try hands on web-based tools for practicing improvisation, creating stories with pictures, and the activities used in teaching ds106, an open online course in digital storytelling. Leave with access to free tools and activities suitable for student media projects and ways for infusing more storytelling into your own communciations.


pechaflickr

http://pechaflickr.cogdlogblog.com/
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What Works with Stortelling


Five Card Flickr Stories

http://5card.cogdogblog.com/
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50+ Web 2.0 Ways to Tell a Story

http://50ways.wikispaces.com/




Examples

The StoryBox Project

http://cogdogblog.com/storybox



ds106

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