Project Gallery

This gallery includes a collection of digital storytelling examples from UMBC’s community of practice.  Gathered over the past decade, here you will find community-engaged projects and classroom applications of DST.  Many projects have been facilitated by UMBC’s New Media Studio.

 

Shriver Peaceworker Program

Every year students in the Shriver Center’s Peaceworker Program’s Summer Pro Seminar create digital stories reflecting on their service and experiences abroad. Since 2009 over 70 stories have been produced….

Maryland Traditions

Maryland Traditions is the folklife program of the Maryland State Arts Council. Since 1974, state-employed folklorists have worked to identify, document, support, and present Maryland folklife through grants, awards, festivals,…

A Walk Down West Baltimore Street

Baltimore Traces Project Highlights SOWEBO Neighborhood A part of UMBC’s ongoing Baltimore Traces Project. A Walk Down West Baltimore Street features historical research and fieldwork on the 1000 to the…

The Digital Decameron

Global Digital Story Festival – Where I Find Strength “In 1348 a party of wealthy young patricians take refuge from the plague that is raging in the city in a…

Project PLASE – Our Stories

“Project PLASE: Our Stories” is a compilation of the stories of PLASE clients and is a collaboration between Project PLASE and the University of Maryland Baltimore County, Media and Communication…

Wall Stories

During the fall semester of 2019, students in three UMBC classes (MCS 495, GERM 301 and GERM 319) collaborated in creating digital stories  commemorating the 30th anniversary of the fall…

UMBC Service Awards Profiles

In what has become a UMBC tradition, the New Media Studio works with the office of Human Relations to create video profiles of service award recipients. More than 100 stories…

The Charlestown Project

The Charlestown Digital Story Project teams UMBC students with residents of Charlestown Retirement Community to create digital stories. Drawn from the life experiences of the residents, the stories combine narration,…

Mill Stories

SPARROWS POINT STEELWORKERS AND COMMUNITY SPEAK Mill Stories is a collaborative project bringing together UMBC students to help preserve stories from the Sparrows Point community. As the project develops, we…

UMBC Faculty Workshops

Beginning in 2007 the New Media Studio has offered faculty workshops in digital storytelling. Initially these were facilitated by the Center for Digital Storytelling (now storycenter.org .) In 2008 ten participants…

Stories from Spanish 401-601

Ana Oskoz of the Modern Languages Linguistic and Intercultural Communication department uses digital stories in the elementary courses for Spanish and also advanced Spanish courses. “I have use them very…

First-Year Seminar

MUCH IN COMMON: INTERGENERATIONAL TEAMS CREATE VIDEOS ABOUT IDENTITY AND WISDOM This first-year seminar class explores common themes in both adolescence and  aging, stages in life that can transform a…

Arbutus Library Project

During the spring semester of 2010 and again in 2011, students in MLL 495/695 Intercultural Video Production worked with residents of Arbutus and surrounding communities on a collaborative video project….

Constructing the Samurai

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…

AFSC Project Voice

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…

German Immigration into the US

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…

ESL Stories

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…