course (change) reflections

I have shelved digital storytelling and explicit instructional design to shift into a tangentially-related career into health information and outreach.… Read more course (change) reflections

pedagogy and andragogy

Abridged from Oldfather, Penny, and Karin Dahl. 1994. “Toward a social constructivist reconceptualization of intrinsic motivation for literacy learning”. Journal… Read more pedagogy and andragogy

when a story isn’t exciting

In a recent workshop, a participant lamented after hearing everyone’s story that he didn’t have anything worth saying. Unlike his… Read more when a story isn’t exciting

grudgingly inspired by Visual Explorer™

One of our crack facilitators for digital storytelling has a great visual selection exercise in which participants match up pre-selected… Read more grudgingly inspired by Visual Explorer™

the fourth C of storytelling

As I’ve been rethinking my approach to how we facilitate digital storytelling, I was reminded that the Center for Digital Storytelling… Read more the fourth C of storytelling

it’s not theory, it’s how to fish

I recently taught a workshop on using Microsoft Office, and my instruction was began with a conceptual understanding of how… Read more it’s not theory, it’s how to fish

the core of a digital narrative

As someone who increasingly on digital storytelling assignments, I’m both excited and challenged by the ideas that other faculty have about… Read more the core of a digital narrative

if it were my story (reprint)

The following blog post is a reprint of one I printed in the OSU Digital Storytelling blog this past weekend.… Read more if it were my story (reprint)

thoughts re:open licensing & the moral rights of academics

When someone claims to have the right to something, they are by definition assuming some sort of entitlement. In What’s so… Read more thoughts re:open licensing & the moral rights of academics

threshold concepts, part 4 (final): no more sports metaphors

In the last couple weeks, the revised version of the full framework was released and open forums were held to… Read more threshold concepts, part 4 (final): no more sports metaphors