It’s here! The Digital Storytelling Guidebook!

 

After nearly a decade of implementing digital storytelling into 18 different disciplines including study abroad courses and facilitating a range of community-based projects, I created the Digital Storytelling Guidebook.  It is filled with information and best practices for faculty and students who want to explore digital storytelling as a pedagogy and as a tool to open transformational learning experiences.

MADLAB: The Evolution of the Technology Commons

The commons has been an important ideal for libraries and colleges for a long time: a collaborative, multi-department resource that is open to all members of a community. In academic libraries that ideal generally takes physical shape as a learning commons, which brings together information, resources, and professionals to facilitate scholarship and learning. What does …

The Evolution of the Technology Commons

The commons has been an important ideal for libraries and colleges for a long time: a collaborative, multi-department resource that is open to all members of a community. In academic libraries that ideal generally takes physical shape as a learning commons, which brings together information, resources, and professionals to facilitate scholarship and learning. What does …

Tutorial: SketchUp Make

SketchUp is a free cross-platform application that lets its user build, measure, and design three-dimensional projects. It comes in two versions, SketchUp Make, the free version used for personal projects, and SketchUp Pro, which is licensed for commercial work. In this tutorial, we will be focusing on SketchUp Make, which is the version most readily available …

Tutorial: SketchUp Make

SketchUp is a free cross-platform application that lets its user build, measure, and design three-dimensional projects. It comes in two versions, SketchUp Make, the free version used for personal projects, and SketchUp Pro, which is licensed for commercial work. In this tutorial, we will be focusing on SketchUp Make, which is the version most readily available …

DigLibArts 2020: A Whittier.Domain for Oneself

Over the past couple of years, I’ve been working on a slow rollout of one of DigLibArts’ larger projects, Whittier.Domains, our local version of Domain of One’s Own, originally an enterprise from of University of Mary Washington. This initiative was started at Whittier College to allow students, faculty, staff, and campus organizations to register for …

News: DH Tools Across Disciplines, Anne at Santa Clara University

Cross-posted from anitaconchita.org This past week, I had the pleasure of leading a workshop on using “Digital Humanities Tools Across Disciplines” at Santa Clara University to their newly formed Center for Arts and Humanities faculty working group in digital humanities and their library. Many thanks to Michelle Burnham and Amy Lueck for the invitation and …

Digital Storytelling Learning Communities

Digital Storytelling is about community.  We tell stories to transfer knowledge, to make sense of experience and to teach values. Stories address the listener as a human being, not as a member of a class or society.  Stories are told with the anticipation to connect to others. Digital Storytelling is simply, a way to tell …

Greenleaf Slam 2017

Schedule for the Greenleaf Slam 12:00 PM – 12:15 PM Welcoming, Introduction to Judges 12:15 PM – 12:40 PM Kourtney Brodnax, “Just Doing It: Digitally Diversifying the Swoosh Brand.” 12:40 PM – 1:05 PM Alyse James, “Theater as a Catalyst for Social Change” 1:05 PM – 1:30 PM Christina Ibarra, “Digital Pedagogy in Social Work” 1:30 PM – …

DigLibArts 2020: “Only Connect”

Ubiquitous technology challenges us to ponder and practice the values that motivate us as individuals and unite us as a community. Digital technology can isolate us. With headphones in place, screens held up to our eyes, and thoughts far away from the present moment, we can ignore the person sitting next to us. Focused on recording a …