My Storytelling Journey (A Mashup)

View transcript Remix/Mashup To me a remix is a remake of a piece of media that keeps the essence of the work while changing select aspects of it. A mashup is piece of media that is created using content from a number of different places. When I went out to explore definitions of these words, I was surprised that most definitions didn’t match up with mine. Most references to remixes were about music exclusively. Definitions of mash-ups seemed very specifically Continue reading My Storytelling Journey (A Mashup)

Participatory Storytelling

The Participatory Storytelling Experience For this unit, my classmates, instructor, and I engaged in a group storytelling endeavor using Twitter. We each contributed additions to the story one tweet at a time, and were therefore given just 132 characters (8 characters were reserved for the official story hashtag). No one could post 2 consecutive tweets. Our instructor provided the initial tweet as a story-starter and off we went! We tweeted open invitations for anyone following us to participate in the Continue reading Participatory Storytelling

Augmented Reality Storytelling for Library Orientation

When I was tasked with creating an augmented reality (AR) project for my digital storytelling course, I felt inspired to explore a new (to me, at least) way to do library orientations or tours. It presented the opportunity for me to demonstrate to my colleagues three new ways of providing information to our newest users: 1) using a storytelling format instead of a stream of facts, 2) using video (and video/screen cast mashups) to convey information, and 3) using AR Continue reading Augmented Reality Storytelling for Library Orientation