Monday, February 18, 2013

A story with POP!

It has been fun to experiment with digital storytelling. I had fun with popcorn


A little story to share. But what did I learn - (thinking about digital literacy after today's talk by Doug Belshaw).

Be patient - skills learned before transfer to new situations. This was my cognitive aspect kicking in.
I wanted to communicate an idea.
There is definitely a cultural context.
I constructed a video before remixing it via popcorn
Definitely an ounce of creativity.
One part of the message was about friendship - a message about good citizenship - sharing a place where young and old play music together (and not in the video - CAMMAC functions in French and English and no one cares, or knows for that matter, whether you are a doctor or a secretary).
I was not afraid to get my digital fingers into the "pie" and mess around - a bit of confidence.
And sitting back I have a better idea of what popcorn can do - and will think critically about how it fits into what I want students doing.

7 comments:

  1. Hi Susan, really wanted to view your video but it says it's set to private?

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  2. Should be fixed now - just shows the importance of communication (thanks for yours) and attention to every detail - now I need to think of another C - Careful especially in the context. - Looking for the details to virtually dot all the i's and cross all the t's.

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  3. Great video Susan. Did you add the sound with Popcorn or add it when you made the original video before you added the popups. Liked the comments about digital literacy!

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    1. I did the sound in iMovie. I didn't know you could add sound afterwards to Popcorn - or can you?

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  4. Wow I really need to take a look at popcorn. I think I could use this in my instructional videos.

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  5. Loved it!!! The music really added a great touch as I just wanted to get out there. Also so cool to hear your voice in there. And the little comment boxes cracked me up

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  6. Susan, lovely story. Plus the fact that I have learnt about Cammac. Simply lovely!
    Debbie

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