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10 sections

  • 02

    2. Introductions

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    • 2.1 A message from the instructor

    • 2.2 Discussion Forum Etiquette

    • 2.3 Prepare your Computer

    • 2.4 Preserve Family History

    • 2.5 Background story: William Adrian Allery B: 1845 D: 1929

    • 2.6 Story Narration: The Missing Evidence

  • 03

    3. Digital Stories Unpacked

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    • 3.1 Digital Storytelling History

    • 3.2 Anatomy of Digital Storytelling

    • 3.3 Elements of an Engaging Digital Story

    • 3.4 Test your learning 1

    • 3.5 Are you ready to begin?

  • 04

    4. Plan your Digital Story

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    • 4.1 Scope your story

    • 4.2 Know your Ancestor

    • 4.3 Conduct Effective Research

    • 4.4 Craft your Story

    • Optional: Book a Story planning time

    • 4.5 Ancestral Story Narrative

    • 4.6 Personal Story Narrative

    • 4.7 Test your learning 2

    • 4.8 Digital Story Plan

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    5. Create the Narrative

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    • 5.1 Create your Script

    • 5.2 Record your narrative from a script

    • Optional: Edit Audacity voice recording

    • Optional: Record Oral History Interviews

    • 5.3 Save your story recording

    • 5.4 William Adrian Allery Digital Story Part A

    • 5.5 William Adrian Allery Digital Story Part B

    • 5.6 Test your learning 3

    • 5.7 Digital Story Narrative

  • 06

    6. Draft a DST Storyboard

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    • 6.1 The Shooting Script (Storyboard)

    • 6.2 Create a Storyboard in Word

    • Optional: Webinar 1: Storyboarding

    • 6.3 Digital Story Storyboard

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    7. Create the Digital Story

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    • 7.1 Create a PowerPoint Slideshow

    • 7.2 Manage the visual elements

    • 7.3 Create digital images of photos

    • 7.4 Work with images

    • 7.5 Apply transitions

    • 7.6 Add Animations

    • 7.7 Add credits

    • 7.8 Digital Story PowerPoint Slides Draft

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    8. Manage the DST Video

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    • 8.1 Manage Media Assets

    • 8.2 Work with Music

    • 8.3 Work with Voice Over

    • 8.4 Rehearse the slideshow

    • 8.5 Export as a Video

    • Optional: Webinar 2: Digital Story Exporting

    • 8.6 William Adrian Allery DST 2

    • 8.7 Review your DST

    • 8.8 Digital Story Video Shared

  • 09

    9. Final Steps

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    • 9.1 Final William Adrian Allery DST 3

    • 9.2 More resources for you

    • 9.3 Congratulations on Completion

    • 9.4 Before you go...

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Pauline Wilson

“I really enjoyed this course and was able to create a complete digital story through this process. There was an amazing range of resources. ”

“I really enjoyed this course and was able to create a complete digital story through this process. There was an amazing range of resources. ”

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