Skip to main content

Digital Stories: Home

What is Digital Storytelling?

A digital story is a multi-media production that makes use of photography, video, animation, sound, music, text, and a narrative element. As a whole, it is more impactful than it's individual elements.

Why it matters.

Multimedia documentation of history presents a more robust account of a period of time, current or past. Digital stories help the audience perceive triumph and adversity using a medium that incorporates various types of communication method.

You will soon have the academic aptitude and technological savvy to contribute to the historical landscape of humanity. 

"The past actually happened but history is only what someone wrote down."

A. Whitney Brown

Digital Storytelling Content Outline

Level Double-A conformance,
            W3C WAI Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0
07/02/2019

The Power of Digital Storytelling

Digital Story - Elements

A Point (of View)  Visual track
A Dramatic Question  Still images / Video clips
Emotional Content  Movement & Transitions
Your Voice  Voice-over track
Soundtrack  Voice Narration
Economy Tone & Pacing 
Pacing Soundtrack

 

©2020 Houston Community College Libraries