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AU Community Voice Project
The Community Voice Project of the American University School of Communication collaborates with the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Anthropology to document the voices and empower the people and communities of Greater Washington.

Masters of Text: Exploring Alt-Alphabetic Texts and Creative-Critical Scholarship
Podcasts and blog hosted by Ames Hawkins and Ryan Trauman.

EDUCAUSE Gamechangers: Case Study 17: Stories in our classrooms: A Faculyty community of Practice as an Agent of Change
In 2006, the UMBC's (University of Maryland, Baltimore County) Division of Information Technology's (DoIT) New Media Studio (NMS) began facilitating digital storytelling workshops as a gateway opportunity for faculty to explore how student-centered assignments, creative work with course concepts, and the use of digital tools can lead students to develop digital literacies.1 Prior to this event, UMBC had made very little progress in leveraging technology and multimedia to support scholarship and teaching in the humanities and social sciences. As faculty began to come together in support of the importance of digital storytelling in teaching and research, we realized that we were in the midst of a game-changing moment in our efforts to promote digital literacy among students.

7 Things You Should Know About Digital Storytelling | EDUCAUSE CONNECT
The "7 Things You Should Know About..." series from the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) provides concise information on emerging learning practices and technologies.

Storytelling in the Age of the Internet | EDUCAUSE CONNECT
This case study of digital storytelling includes examples, sample assignments, assessment strategies/rubrics, lessons learned, and strategies for awareness building and support.

The Art of Digital Storytelling
Article from

This site highlights the current work of Daniel Meadows, the creator of the BBC Capture Wales project.

MemoryMiner - Digital Storytelling Software For Mac & Windows
MemoryMiner is the award-winning Digital Storytelling application for Mac and Windows used to discover the threads connecting peoples’ lives across time and place. It lets you zero in on the stories depicted in your photos by linking them to each other based on people, places and time. Using simple drag and drop actions, you specify who is in the picture, where the picture was taken and when.