Digital Storytelling is a practice that allows professors and students to create meaningful narratives by weaving together digital content. Digital storytelling can ofter an accessible entry point to new media composition because it tends to employ technologies that are readily available and relatively easy to use.
In an educational setting, this approach offers new ways to begin creating, rather than simply consuming, digital content for the purposes of teaching and learning.
- 7 Things You Should Know About Digital Storytelling from EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI)
- Digital Stories in the Classroom lots of examples of how faculty used digital storytelling
- Audacity (cross-platform)
- Paint.NET (XP/Vista/7)