Chris Cooney
Creative leader, mentor & teacher

Sparking Career Planning Through Purpose-Driven Storytelling

Project Published 5/26/19 Last updated on 2/28/20

The assignment combines the process of personal narrative construction with Adobe Spark as a media creation tool in an assignment that empowers students to confidently engage in constructing a narrative about their career goals while teaching the basic concepts of communication strategy development and purpose-driven multimedia storytelling. Students follow a strategic content creation process that requires research, strategic development, ideation, content creation, and implementation.

I received a Great Idea For Teaching (GIFT) award from the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication based on my description of the assignment, its use in my class, and the demonostrated student outcomes.

  • Adobe Spark

    Adobe Spark is an easy-to-use tool that helps you turn your ideas into compelling social graphics, web stories, and animated videos

Age Levels
1-2 Hours
ISTE Standards
Students: Empowered Learner

Required resources:

  1. Adobe Spark
  2. A computer or mobile device capable of running Adobe Spark
  3. Internet access

Optional resources:

  • A computer or mobile device capable of capturing audio, photos, and video
CC License
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Shafiq Rehman

Posted on 9/18/19 10:56:21 PM Permalink

Thanks for sharing​