International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Education Management | India | Volume 3 Issue 10, October 2014

Blending Creativity and Technology: Digital Storytelling in Education

Nisha Gangan

Abstract: : Digital storytelling is rapidly emerging as a powerful teaching and learning tool. It is the practice of using computer based tools to tell stories with images, text, audio narration, music and even video clips and is an ideal way to combine creativity and learning during the process of education. This paper presents an overview of digital storytelling, the types of digital stories and the seven elements of digital storytelling along with the its expanded and modified version. It also details the various technological tools used to produce a digital story, the skills that students acquire and the everyday challenges that educators and students face while using digital storytelling in the classroom. This paper also examines some of the research that has been conducted into the effectiveness of this technology.

Keywords: digital storytelling, teaching, learning, education, technology

Edition: Volume 3 Issue 10, October 2014,

Pages: 1787 - 1790

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