Adobe Voice Digital Storytelling Made Easy

In this session

  • Introduce Digital Storytelling.
  • Introduce Voice.
  • Group Challenge & Screening.
  • Consider Digital Storytelling in a Classroom Context.

Digital Storytelling

Where a student uses words pictures and sound to evidence a concept or learning journey...
Example: Imagine an Accountancy Student telling us the story behind a Company Balance Sheet...

Introducing Adobe Voice

Tell your story. - in minutes!

Check out this Adobe Video that introduces the application. Note how you 'speak a slide' and then add words, icons and pictures.

Imagine Voice as a series of 'word slides'...

  • Speak a sentence or two.
  • Add visuals.
  • Add, edit and drag 'word slides' until your story is complete.
  • Pick a soundtrack.
  • Pick a theme.
  • Publish and share using a web address.

Group Challenge

Create a short Digital Story describing what you, as a group, did this summer...
  • Make sure everyone your group gets to describe something.
  • Use pictures, text and icons to reinforce your words.
  • Check out styles.
  • Use an appropriate soundtrack.
Have some fun!

Screening

A chance to see everyone's work!

We will use AirPlay to show your creations on The Big Screen...

Consider how you might use Digital Storytelling in your teaching...
  • Creating resources for your students?
  • Facilitating student group work?
  • An alternative for the PowerPoint Assessment?
What are the advantages or disadvantages of Digital Storytelling in relation to what you do now?

Where Next?

Here are some Adobe Voice resources to help you get started...

The Adobe website is the 'go to' resource for Voice. As an evolving app, this is an essential resource to ensure you get the best out of the application.

This compact Lynda.Com tutorial, aimed at educators, is a great resource to get you up and running.

Just add to your VLE for 'flipped student support'!
Created By
Ian Upton (ianupton.info)
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