Category Archives: digital stories

Developing capabilities of the heart and mind: digital stortytelling as a tools for social justice education

Our presentation at the International Conference “Digital storytelling in Crisis”, 8-10 of May 2014, Athens. Developing capabilities of the heart and the mind: digital storytelling and a tool for social justice education from Daniela Gachago Abstract: As societies become more … Continue reading

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CPUT’s contribution to the 5th International Digital Storytelling conference in Ankara, Turkey

The 5th International Digital Storytelling Conference took place in Ankara, Turkey from the 8th – 10th of May 2013. CPUT presented 2 papers at this conference: [slideshare id=21176075&doc=nontradstudentspresv0-3-130514141635-phpapp02] [slideshare id=21175668&doc=dstfinalv0-4-130514135605-phpapp01]

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Using Photostory to create digital stories

Presenter: Eunice Ivala and Linda Mkhize, Fundani Date, time and location: 28/3/2013, 13.30-15.30, Wellington Description of workshop: Digital storytelling has entered Higher Education as a means of fostering student engagement, reflective learning, project-based learning and the promotion of digital literacy … Continue reading

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Towards the development of digital storytelling models at CPUT

This is our HELTASA presentation entitled: ‘Towards the development of digital storytelling models for use in resource-poor environments and across disciplines to activate student’ social and cultural capital’ [slideshare id=15391215&doc=cputmodelpresentationv6forslideshare-121128122327-phpapp01] Link to CPUTstories YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/cputstories

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Authentic learning and digital storytelling: a case study in Industrial Design

This is the presentation Veronica Barnes and myself gave at the DDR conference, which took place here at CPUT from the 4th-5th of September 2012. [prezi id=’http://prezi.com/2qt9goy-dgmb/digital-storytelling-and-authentic-learning-a-case-study-in-industrial-design/’]   Abstract: Plagiarism is one of the major challenges in undergraduate students’ written … Continue reading

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The use of digital storytelling across disciplines

Title: The use of digital storytelling across disciplines and institution Facilitators: Sue Bassett from UWC and Jolanda Morkel and Penny Gill from CPUT Date and location: Thursday, 23rd of August 2012, 14.00-16.00, Boardroom, C 3.78, Commerce Building, Business Faculty, Cape … Continue reading

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Exploring tensions between sentimentality and witnessing through digital storytelling

This is the paper I presented at the HECU6 conference in Rhodes, July 2012. [slideshare id=13834970&doc=hecufinalrevised-120802034108-phpapp01] Abstract: This paper reflects on a research project at a Western Cape HEI, where digital stories were used as a vehicle for students’ engagement … Continue reading

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The use of emerging technologies for authentic learning – Presentation at the CISCO African Networking Academy Safari 2012

These are the presentations we did at ‘s CISCO African Networking Academy Safari in July 2012. [slideshare id=13539493&doc=usingtechnologiesforauthenticlearningforslideshare-120704062200-phpapp02] [slideshare id=10307552&doc=timbermoviesindusdesignprocess-111124073142-phpapp02]

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Digital storytelling and student engagement: A case of pre-service student teachers and their lecturers’ at a University of Technology

This is the paper Eunice Ivala is going to present at the ICEL 2012 conference. [slideshare id=13377965&doc=final2drivalapresentationdgchangeslm-120619051751-phpapp01] Abstract One of the challenges facing higher education institutions in South Africa is low throughput of students. Although there is empirical evidence to … Continue reading

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Seminar: Digital Storytelling in Education

Facilitators:  Daniela Gachago, Eunice Ivala, Janet Condy and Education students Date and time: 18th of August 2011, 14.00-16.00 Location: Library computer lab,  Mowbray Seminar description Digital stories are short, first person video-narratives created by combining recorded voice, still and moving … Continue reading

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