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Digital Storytelling: Getting Started

7 Elements of Digital Storytelling in 4 Minutes


"Digital storytelling is the practice of combining narrative with digital content, including images, sound, and video, to create a short movie, typically with a strong emotional component."

From 7 Things You should Know about Digital Storytelling, EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative.


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Meredith Forrey, a Graduate Reference Specialist at UW Tacoma, made significant contributions to the design and content of this guide.

Justin Wadland, Head, Media and Digital Collections, may be contacted for any questions about this guide.