Constructing the Samurai

digital storytelling

DIGITAL STORIES FROM HONORS 300-4/HIST355-2 In “Constructing the Samurai” students used digital story techniques to explore aspects of samurai culture through visual assignments. The honors class was taught by Professor Constantine Vaporis during the Fall 2009 and 2010 semesters. Here are the results:

AFSC Project Voice

digital storytelling

SOMALI BANTU REFUGEES SPEAK THROUGH DIGITAL STORIES In October 2008, the New Media Studio worked with members of the Somali Bantu community to create digital stories as part of the American Friends Service Commitee’s “Project Voice.” The production workshop was facilitated by the Center for Digital Storytelling with a final production session at UMBC’s International Media Center. … Read more

German Immigration into the US

digital storytelling

DIGITAL STORIES FROM GERMAN 303 In the Fall of 2009, Susanna Sutton, lecturer of German with the Modern Languages, Linguistics and Intercultural Communication Department (MLLI) taught an Advanced German 303 topics course, “German Immigration into the US”. During the semester students worked on their own digital stories (in German) in which they recounted an experience … Read more

ESL Stories

digital storytelling

During 2009 , students in ELC-A 504/054 (taught by Polina Vinogradov and Tsisana Palmer) produced digital ethnographies using main principles and techniques of digital storytelling. The students worked in groups and explored cultural communities of their choice. Focusing on either a particular aspect of culture or a theme within a cultural community the students developed … Read more