Digital storytelling for public engagement

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  1. 1. storytelling for public engagement Dr Caroline Ingram Chris Thomson
  2. 2. What do we mean by digital storytelling? "Are you ready?" by ssh CC-BY
  3. 3. What is digital storytelling?What do we mean by digital storytelling? Based on Centre for Digital Storytelling (CDS) method Personal Authentic Controlled by the storyteller Netskills 2013
  4. 4. What is digital storytelling?The format Short 2-3 mins Recorded voiceover Still images enhanced with subtle effects Text Optional music & sound effects Minimal use of video Netskills 2013
  5. 5. What is digital storytelling?Stories for public engagement Netskills 2013
  6. 6. What is digital storytelling?Stories about public engagement Netskills 2013
  7. 7. Writing stories to engage By Adam Jones:
  8. 8. What is digital storytelling?Why use stories? Intuitive form of communication Memorable Persuasive Audience as active participant A window onto bigger things Netskills 2013
  9. 9. Writing for digital storytellingBy Luis Argerich:
  10. 10. What is the story really about? By Andrs Nieto Porras:
  11. 11. "Saving the world!"By NASA Goddard Space Flight Centre:
  12. 12. Journeys By Chalky Lives:
  13. 13. Defeating the dragonBy d FUKA:
  14. 14. Above all, change By Jay-P:
  15. 15. Tell someone the story By Ellenvd:
  16. 16. What actually happened? By Johnathan Nightingale:
  17. 17. Who did it happen to?By Olivier Bacquet:
  18. 18. Talk about emotions "Heart of Light" by Emmanuel Huybrechts CC-BY
  19. 19. Tell small stories to make a big point By JD Hancock:
  20. 20. What is digital storytelling?Where are your stories? What "journey" are you on? Is there a "dragon" you're trying to overcome? A particular moment/event How does it point to the bigger picture? Who is the best person to tell the story? Netskills 2013
  21. 21. What is digital storytelling?Different styles of digital storytelling Interactive Map-based stories Social media stories "Distributed" stories Netskills 2013
  22. 22. What is digital storytelling?Resources Netskills 2013