Dalton, B. (2013). Multimodal Composition and the Common Core State Standards. Reading Teacher, 66(4), 333-339.
Ohler, J. (2013) Chapter 14: Media Grammar for Teachers. Digital Storytelling in the Classroom. Thousand Oaks, CA : Corwin. pp. 226-244.
- Exploration Introduction: Digital Storytelling
- Assignment Due Friday 17 February: Mobile Learning (including blog 3)
- The answer is: media
- Readings for next week:
- Arola, K., Sheppard, J., Ball, C. (2014) Chapter 2: Analyzing Multimodal Projects. In: Writer/Designer : A Guide to Making Multimodal Projects. New York : Bedford/St. Martin’s. pp. 20-39.
- Associated with the Arola, Sheppard, & Ball reading, please work through the online tutorial, ix visualizing composition.
- Selected Readings on digital storytelling in the content areas
Mini lecture / Discussion: From Mobile Learning to Digital Storytelling
- Technology Thought to Be Educational…
- Visual and Multimodal Literacy Standards
- Imagining the Digital Storytelling Workshop across disciplines and grades
Workshop: Mobile Learning
Discussion 2: An Approach to Multimodal Literacy | Media Grammar for Teachers
- Media Grammar Overview and Ohler’s perspective
Working in a small group, first review your assigned section of Media Grammar for Teachers and then watch the brief associated video. Working with the ideas in the section, produce a series of still images or a brief video that is a fair representation of the main concepts and prepare 3-4 minute presentation to explain them to your classmates. media
- A Well Lit Picture
- Beware Visual Noise
- Framing the Subject
- Shooting Angles