Foreword by David D. Thornburg Preface Acknowledgments About the Author Part I. Storytelling, Education, and the New Media 1. Confessions of a Digital Storytelling Teacher: Twenty Revelations About Digital Storytelling in Education 2. Defining and Discussing Digital Storytelling: Helping Teachers See, Think, and Talk About Digital Storytelling 3. Digital Storytelling as an Educational Tool: Standards, Planning, and Literacy 4. Assessing Digital Stories: The Opportunities and Challenges of New Media Evaluation Part II. The Art and Practice of Storytelling 5. Thinking About Story: The Story Core, Story Mapping, Story Types 6. Applying Story Maps, Using Story Tables: Seeing the Core, Mapping the Story, Creating a Story Table 7. Story Planning Considerations: Tips, Techniques, Lessons Learned 8. Transformation Formations: How We, and the Characters in Our Stories, Change 9. More Story Maps: From Aristotle to Present Day 10. Other Kinds of Stories: Other Story Forms and Story Perspectives Part III. Going Digital 11. The Media Production Process, Phase I: Developing the Story 12. The Media Production Process, Phases II-V: From Preproduction to Performance 13. The Digital Storytelling Toolbox: The Tools Teachers and Students Need to Tell Digital Stories 14. Media Grammar for Teachers: Assessing Media Expression 15. Copyright, Fair Use, and UOPS: Living in the Gray Zone, Doing the Right Thing, and Protecting Yourself Epilogue: If I Had a Time Machine Resource A. Teaching Oral Storytelling Resource B. Audio Techniques for Video Recording Oral Storytelling Resource C. Audio Techniques for Interviewing People Resource D. Freytag's Pyramid Resource E. Grammar of Camera Angles Resource F. What's Scannable? Resource G. Joseph Campbell's Story Adventure Diagram Resource H. Visual Portrait of a Story References Index
Learn more about Jason Ohler's PD offerings Jason Ohler is a speaker, writer, teacher, researcher, and lifelong digital humanist who is well known for the passion, insight, and humor he brings to his presentations and writings. He is author of numerous articles, books, and teacher resources and continues to work directly with teachers, administrators, and students. Combining twenty-five years of experience in the educational technology field with an eye for the future, Ohler connects with people where they are, and helps them see their importance in the future development of living, learning, and working in the Digital Age. Although he is called a futurist, he considers himself a nowist, working nationally and internationally to help educators and the public use today's tools to create living environments that we are proud to call home.