Maricopa Community Colleges  ART150   20056-99999 
Official Course Description: MCCCD Approval: 12/14/04
ART150 20056-99999 L+L 3 Credit(s) 6 Period(s)
Digital Storytelling
Enables students to find and develop their personal stories. Emphasis on the use of digital technology to create, edit, produce and archive a digital story. Prerequisites: None.
Cross-References: STO150, COM150
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MCCCD Official Course Competencies:
ART150   20056-99999 Digital Storytelling
1. Present an overview of storytelling, including elements of the story, the power of the story and a variety of ways that may be used to present a story. (I)
2. Explain the impact of voice, place and culture in storytelling. (I)
3. Describe the importance of effectively blending language, image and power in the creation and production of a personal story. (I, II, III)
4. Identify, describe and apply the basic principles, methods and techniques that may be used to craft a personal story. (II)
5. Identify, develop and present the elements of the personal story for peer review. (II)
6. Edit and finalize the story in preparation for the creation of a digital story. (II)
7. Use basic design principles to layout and produce a storyboard for the personal story. (III)
8. Use computer hardware and software, tools, commands and procedures to manipulate graphics, video and sound in producing and editing the digital story.(III)
9. Edit and produce a short digital personal story. (III)
10. Archive the story on relevant technology. (III)
11. Present the digital story for peer review. (III)
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MCCCD Official Course Outline:
ART150   20056-99999 Digital Storytelling
    I. Introduction to Storytelling
        A. Components of the story
        B. Significance of the story
          1. Voice
          2. Place
          3. Culture
        C. Blending language, image and power
      II. Crafting a Personal Story
          A. Creating a journal
            1. People
            2. Places
            3. Events
            4. Memories
          B. Writing for self-discovery
          C. Identifying elements of the story
            1. Text
            2. Voice
            3. Images
          D. Peer editing
          E. Finalizing the storyline
        III. Creating the Digital Story
            A. Storyboarding
              1. Methods
              2. Design principles
              3. Layout
              4. Production
            B. Production scanning and preparing images
              1. Using computer hardware
              2. Using computer software
            C. Production sound and digital video
              1. Using computer hardware
              2. Using computer software
            D. Edit and production of digital story
              1. Graphics
              2. Visuals
              3. Sound
              4. Timing
            E. Archiving a digital story
            F. Presentation of a digital story
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