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Resources for Digital Storytelling

Royalty-free Media

Sound Sources

Image Sources

www.incompetec.com
www.freesound.org
www.stonewashed.net/sfx.html
www.archive.org
www.a1freesoundeffects.com
www.freeplaymusic.com
www.parntersinsrhyme.com/pir/PIRsfx.shtml
wwww.pacdv.com
www.macloops.com/sounds
www.nmc.org/jampack

www.pics4learning.com
www.pdphoto.org/
www.archive.org
www.creativecommons.org
www.freefoto.com/index.jsp
www.flickr.com
www.morguefiles.com
www.commons.wikimedia.org
www.google.com image search
www.memory.loc.gov/ammem/index.html

General Resources

The Art of Digital Storytelling

Article from OnlineUniversities.com

Introduction to Media Production ... - Google Books

Good examples of script formatting

Technology Solutions for Teaching and Research | Maximize your effectiveness through the use of technology

Digital storytelling at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

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.

KQED Public Broadcasting - Digital Storytelling

KQED is a national leader in community created digital content. We hope to shepherd in a 21st aesthetic by providing training in story theory and the use of multimedia and digital technology.

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.

Photobus

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

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.

The Digital Clubhouse Network

A non-profit organization dedicated to "using the power of networked multimedia to build better communities."

Fifty StoryTools

A collection of 50 web-based storytelling tools put together by Alan Levine.

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