Horror Podcasts: A 21st Century Spin on Traditional Storytelling
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Leonardo Paparoni Maria Cavazos Matias Gorchs Luis Miguel Perez Contreras
This project proposes a new, digitalized form of applying storytelling elements and suspense strategies through a generally attractive genre — horror. Unlike traditional creative writing and narrations, this project challenges students to create digital stories that not only include literature elements but audio, and possibly film horror elements as well.
|Audience:||Principals/head teachers, Teachers, Coaches|
|Attendee devices:||Devices useful|
|Attendee device specification:||Smartphone: Android, iOS, Windows
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
|Subject area:||Language arts|
|ISTE Standards:||For Educators:
|Additional detail:||Student presentation|
It is important to find new ways to get learners to engage with literature and creative writing. Technology serves as an excellent tool to engage young learners.
Importance of storytelling through out history as well as the connection between the nature of fear and writing strategies specific to the horror genre.
Walk the audience through the process of publishing a podcast, research of podcast formats, and film elements that enhanced narratives.
Explanation of collaboration to select narratives with most potential as well as tech tools most adequate to produce their podcasts.
Through peer and self evaluations, learners gauge the success of their product.
Potential Applications of Digital Storytelling in Education
Digital Storytelling in the Language Arts Classroom
DEVELOPING LITERATE IDENTITIES WITH ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS THROUGH DIGITAL STORYTELLING
Multiple Purposes of Digital Stories in ePortfolios
Barrett, H. (2008). Multiple Purposes of Digital Stories in ePortfolios. In K. McFerrin, R. Weber, R. Carlsen & D. Willis (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2008--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 880-882). Las Vegas, Nevada, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved October 6, 2020
The New Digital Storytelling: Creating Narratives with New Media
Alexander, Bryan. The New Digital Storytelling: Creating Narratives with New Media. Praeger, an Imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2017.