Get Started with Digital Storytelling
About this Course
This FREE online course is aimed at all educators looking to get started using digital storytelling in their classroom. You’ll explore the principles of producing digital stories with Adobe Spark, then apply your new digital skills and create practical digital storytelling projects to use in your curriculum.
This is a self-paced course (perfect for busy educators!) We’ll help guide you towards completion, but you can learn at your own pace as your schedule allows. Explore:
How using digital storytelling principles in your curriculum can produce positive outcomes for you and your students
The basic technical skills to create your own digital stories with Adobe tools (with support from expert digital media educators)
Ideas for integrating digital storytelling projects into your curriculum. You’ll gain a collection of teaching materials for use with your students
What will I receive when I complete this course?
Successful graduates of this course will receive a certificate accrediting 3 hours of professional development, as well as a digital badge.
What do I need to get started?
No prior experience with Adobe tools or digital media technologies is required. In this course we’ll be starting from scratch and introducing the following tool:
How does this course work?
The course is self-paced - you’re free to work at whatever speed suits you. The course will take about 3 hours to complete, and includes:
Topical background information to expand your knowledge and understanding
Video lectures from expert educators providing a basic introduction to Adobe tools
A hands-on creative assignment, with personalized feedback available from a supportive and collaborative community of educators
Weekly online drop-in ‘office hours’ with an expert educator to give you help and support
What does this course cost?
This course is FREE, including accreditation.