Course curriculum

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    1. Welcome

    • 1.1 Welcome

    • 1.2 How to navigate in this ecourse

    • 1.3 Discussion Forum Etiquette

    • 1.4 Capturing Family Stories

    • 1.5 Carole's Story

    • 1.6 Course Overview

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    2. Introduction

    • A message from your instructor

    • 2.1 Digital Storytelling History

    • 2.2 Prepare your Computer

    • 2.3 Anatomy of Digital Storytelling

    • 2.4 Digital Story Sample

    • 2.5 Preserve Family History

    • 2.6 Journal of William Adrian Allery

    • 2.7 Story Narration: The Missing Evidence

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    3. Plan your Digital Story

    • A message from your instructor ...

    • 3.1 Scope your story

    • 3.2 Know your Ancestor

    • 3.3 Research their story

    • 3.4 Craft your Story

    • 3.5 Draft the Narrative Script

    • 3.6 Personal Story Narrative

    • 3.7 Test your learning

    • 3.8 Assignment: Digital Story Plan

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    4. Create the Narrative

    • A message from your instructor

    • 4.1 Create your Script

    • 4.2 The Shooting Script (Storyboard)

    • 4.3 Practice and Preview

    • 4.4 Optional: Oral History Interview

    • 4.5 William Adrian Allery Digital Story Part A

    • 4.6 William Adrian Allery Digital Story Part B

    • 4.7 Assignment: Digital Story Script

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    5. Manage Digital Elements

    • A message from your instructor

    • 5.1 Create a PowerPoint Slideshow

    • 5.2 Manage the visual elements

    • 5.3 Create digital images of photos

    • How to make a video in PowerPoint

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    6. Draft a DST Storyboard

    • A message from your instructor

    • 6.1 Create a Storyboard in Word

    • 6.2 Storyboard Write Up

    • 6.3 Assignment: Digital Story Storyboard

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    7. Design the Digital Story

    • 7.1 Work with images

    • 7.2 Apply transitions

    • 7.3 Add Animations

    • 7.4 Add credits

    • 7.5 Assignment: Digital Story Design

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    8. Manage the DST Video

    • 8.1 Manage Media Assets

    • 8.2 Work with Music

    • 8.3 Edit Playback

    • 8.4 Rehearse the slideshow

    • 8.5 Export as a Video

    • 8.6 William Adrian Allery Digital Story Part C

    • 8.7 Review your Digital Story

    • 8.8 William Adrian Allery Final Story

    • 8.9 Assignment: Digital Story Video

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    9. Further Resources

    • 9.1 More resources for you

    • 9.2 Congratulations on Completion

    • 9.3 Before you go...