This book enables story tellers . – businesses and individuals – to participate in the storytelling revolution with an iPad and a range of story writing applications (Apps) and a variety of options for telling stories to the world. The book describes how the storyteller can use the iPad to create Text, Audio, Photo, Video, and online stories and outlines the techniques for creating eBooks and Facebook stories.
As with traditional storytelling, students must write, but what makes digital storytelling engaging—and often less intimidating—for students is that it gives them the ability to add computer-based images, text, recorded audio narration, video clips and/or music. If you’re looking for a few applications to get your storytellers started, we’ve got 5 of them to get you on your way.
Coursera, an upstart company working with selective universities to offer free online courses, announced this week that it had reached one million registered students. A rival company, Udacity, which also offers what have become known as Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOC’s, says it has more than 739,000 students.
The Beginner's Guide to Social Media. Whether it’s keeping up on the latest web memes on Reddit or Tumblr, following your favorite comedians on Twitter, profesionally networking on LinkedIn, or staying in touch with college friends on Facebook, social media has become an integrated and constant part of our everyday lives.