Digital Storytelling in Higher Education: International Perspectives

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Editors: Jamissen, G., Hardy, P., Nordkvelle, Y., Pleasants, H. (Eds.) Included in the book is chapter highlighting UMBC’s community of practice by Beverly Bickel, Bill Shewbridge, Romy Huber and Ana Oskoz: “Building collaboration and community engagement through Digital Storytelling.” This book broadens the scope and impact of digital storytelling in higher education. It outlines how to teach, research and … Read more

Catonsville Nine 50 Years On

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In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Catonsville Nine action, students in MCS Production Fellows worked with community members and UMBC’s Shriver Center to produce three oral history videos. The videos were screened during commemorative events in Catonsville on May 5, 2018. Dave Eberhardt was one of the participants in the Baltimore Four action … Read more

Stories from the Shriver Center’s Brazil Leadership Camp

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From July 2-11, 2013, 12 young people from Brazil attended a leadership camp through The Shriver Center at UMBC. The students are all participants in the English Access Microscholarship Program, which provides English-Language skills to talented young people from economically disadvantaged areas. During their time at UMBC, the students participated in service-learning projects, spent a … Read more

Mill Stories: Sparrows Point Steelworkers and Community Speak

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  Mill Stories is a collaborative project bringing together UMBC students to help preserve stories from the Sparrows Point community. As the project develops, we hope that this website will present a form of database documentary, in which users can access interviews, videos photos and other cultural materials gathered from the community. Two classes participated … Read more

Charlestown Digital Stories with Telly Award

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A pioneering and unique Digital Storytelling Project organized by UMBC’s New Media Studio and funded by Retirement Living TV (RLTV) has won a Bronze Telly Award. The prestigious Telly Award cites the Digital Storytelling Project as being among the world’s best in local, regional, and cable television commercials and programs, as well as among the finest in video and film … Read more