ESL Digital Storytelling at MiraCosta College

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This PowerPoint describes the ESL Digital Storytelling class offered for noncredit at MiraCosta College in Oceanside, CA.


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What is digital storytelling? : 

What is digital storytelling? Storytelling is an ancient art. Since the beginning of humankind, people have told stories about themselves, their families, their communities, their cultures. Digital storytelling is the modern expression of these stories, which pairs these stories with a combination of voice recordings, images, video, music, and special effects

What will I do in the class? : 

What will I do in the class? Practice and improve your English: listening, speaking, reading, writing, grammar, pronunciation, vocabulary Practice storytelling: using music, images, colors, effects, symbols, and voicing to enhance a story

And … : 

And … Learn computer skills: find, download, and save images, music, and sound effects; use digital camera; use video camera; use a scanner; use video editing software (Movie Maker and/or Adobe Premiere); edit audio (Audacity); edit photos (Paint, Picassa, Photoshop); burn CDs; send attachments in email; learn to upload movies to the internet (optional)

And make at least one digital story : 

And make at least one digital story Let’s see examples: Instructor’s example Examples of former students in the class

More information about the class : 

More information about the class Prerequisite: ESL level 5 and above students are eligible Schedule: Monday – Thursday, room 136 (M and Th) and room 133 (computer, T and W) Contact: Kristi Reyes (email) Any Questions? I hope to see you there!

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