Digital Storytelling at Montclair State University.
Digital Storytelling - UC Berkeley.
Masters in Immersive Mediated Environments. Indiana University.
IdeaFest. Indiana University.
University of Minnesota School of Journalism and Mass Communication's Institute for New Media Studies.
Virtual Pediatric Patients: A Digital Storytelling System for Teaching Common Pediatric Problems.
Integrating Digital Storytelling into Your Classroom.
Digitalstories.org/. Digital stories by students & teachers. Resources.
Digital Storytelling in the Scott County Schools.
Heightened Student Voice through Digital Storytelling. Kenton, KY School district.
Digital Storytelling at Chamisa Mesa High School.
Kids with Cameras.
Books, Articles & Research about Digital Storytelling
Digital Storytelling. (2002). By Joe Lambert. Berkeley, CA: Digital Diner Press.
Digital Storytelling: A Creator's Guide to Interactive Entertainment. (2004) By Carolyn Miller. Burlington, MA: Focal Press.
Digital Tools Easier to Grasp: Digital center helps people hold up a lens to their own lives. By J.D. Lasica. Online Journalism Review.
Digital Storytelling Finds Its Place in the Classroom. Tom Banaszewski
Digital Storytelling. Mark Standley.
Digital Storytelling - Razorfish. (PDF document)
A Story About Teaching Digital Storytelling at Scottsdale Community College: An Interview with Linda Hicks and Rachel Woodburn.
Putting the Story into the Digital Storyteller.
A Case for Web Storytelling.
Digital Storytelling Resources.
The Power of Digital Storytelling. Businessweek.
Community Digital Storytelling Movement.
Place, Vision, and Voice program.
Time Travelers. By Craig Richards. FamilyReunion.com. October 1999. discusses the possibilities of digital storytelling for family reunions and for preserving family history and artifacts. (http://www.familyreunion.com/news/archive/timetravelers.html)
What's Your Story? Daniel Pink's report on the 1998 Digital Storytelling Festival for Fast Company. (http://www.fastcompany.com/online/21/rftf.html)
Preserving and stimulating oral tradition using the Internet. By Steve Cisler. 65th International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) Council and General Conference. August 1999. (http://www.ifla.org/IV/ifla65/65sc2-e.htm)
Telling the Story. Mappa Mundi. An Interview with Rebecca Pranger. (1999).
Story Time. By Scott Rosenberg. Salon.
How the Best Storytellers Win.
Storytelling: The Power of Listening.
Story Networks: Media Lab Europe.
Interactive Cinema at MIT's Media Lab.
The Design Desk.
Digital Storytelling Tools and Resources
New York Public Library Digital Gallery.
Larsen Digital Services Slide Scanning and Scrapbooking Guide.
Digital Storytelling Finds Its Place in the Classroom......
Brambletown. Artist Brent Wood presents an online narrative that is like an animated, interactive comic strip. Requires the Flash plug-in.
Katherine Drexel: An Extraodinary Life. Excellent example of multimedia storytelling on the web from the Philadelphia Inquirer.
William and Patty: A Love Story. Excellent example of digital storytelling on the web from the Modesto Bee.
Forests, Fields, and the Falls: Connecting Minnesota. Beautifully presented historical stories from the Minnesota State Hisotrical Society.
Broken Sky. Environmental story.
Clara Haines's Hawaii Photo Album. A story of a Hawaiian vacation set in earlier times. Requires the Real Player.
Rumpets for Reindeer.
Two Days in Paris by Craig Marion.
Instrument of War: The True Story of the Yuba City Draft Board Members Stephen Mamber.
Presidential Temperaments. Stories about American Presidents.
Mouscafe. Stories inspired by cats, food, poetry.
Digital Story Archives
Bubbe's Back Porch - read stories of the site creator's own grandmother and contribute stories of your own.
Digital Story Bee - workshop on how to put personal stories, memories, and family history online.
London Explosions, July 7, 2005.
Stories of September 11th.
BBC's World War II People's War story archive.
Face-to-Face:Stories from the Aftermath of Infamy.
Ellis Island Online: The Immigrant Experience - Six immigrant stories. The Ellis Island web site is a fabulous resource. You can look up the records of individual immigrants and see digital copies of the shipping manifests documenting their arrival at Ellis Island, as well as images of the ships that brought them here. You can buy copies of the manifest pages and the ship images for your family records.
World War I Memoirs and Remembrances. Memoirs and remembrances of WWI from around the world.
Densho Project: Oral histories of Japanese Americans interned during World War II.
We Made Do: Recalling the Great Depression. This is an on-going project of the students in Mooresville High School in Mooresville, Indiana.
American Slave Narratives.
The Moonlit Road.
The City Stories Project. There are a million stories in the naked city, and a million cities. Stories from cities across the globe.
I, Witness to History: The Library of Our Lives. Includes oral histories, interviews, life histories, and life stories from a Larksfield Place Retirement Community in Wichita, Kansas.
Center for Life Story Preservation.
Ballston Veterans Project. Created by a high school history class in Ballston Spa, NY.
Lives of a Century. From the Christian Science Monitor.
Cyberstories. An archive of positive stories about good samaritans, surprises, I needed that, simple acts of kindness, etc.
One World Journeys. Stories about nature and culture.
My Hero. Archive of stories about heroes, including angels. animals, artists, entrepreneurs, explorers, family, lifesavers, teachers, writers, peacemakers, earthsavers, and others.
Lives, the Biography Resource. Stories of people's lives.
Gallery of Achievers. Stories of people whose lives and achievements shaped the 20th century. (http://www.achievement.org/frames.html)
Biography.com. Stories of people's lives, both contemporary and historical, from the publisher of Biography magazine. (http://www.biography.com/)
This American Life. This site presents realaudio personal stories and performaces (http://www.thislife.org).
The End of Life: Exploring Death in America. National Public Radio's archive of its special series on The End of Life, including digital stories. Deals with the concept of death and what different people think about it. Contains stories, essays, and plus interviews and stories from the radio, from shows like All Things Considered. Contains Audio and Text. (http://www.npr.org/programs/death/index.html)
Widows of War Living Memorial. At this web site, women can tell their stories and work for peace. This site is a part of the web site for the documentary movie, Regret to Inform, about the survivors, American and Vietnamese, whose loved ones died in the Vietnam War.
Letters from the Heart. These letters from the widows of American soldiers are featured on the PBS web site for the special POV program Regret to Inform. (http://www.pbs.org/pov/regret/)
The Virtual Pediatric Patient: A Digital Storytelling System for Teaching Common Pediatric Problems. Children's Hospital of Iowa. (http://www.vh.org/Providers/Simulations/VirtualPedsPatients/PedsVPHome.html)
Storytelling for the Millenium
The Bit Screen Digital video online, featured in the New York Times. Small archive, but interesting collection of videos.
Digital Journey. Sun Microsystems presents some award-winning digital documentaries about science, music, technology, and other topics.
Carolyn's Quilts. Stories centered around patchwork quilts.
Dramatic Storytelling in Electronic Games
Clicking Anastasia: An Internet Adventure. An interactive story centered upon the RussiAn Princess Anastasia. (http://www.lostsecrets.com/).
Digital Storytelling and Computer Game Design. Thom Gillespie. http://www.indiana.edu/~slizzard/articles/acm97DigStory.htm
MediaJazz: Digital Storytelling and Computer Game Design. http://www.baychi.org/library/chi97/t6.html
The Art of Computer Game Design Chris Crawford
Hotel New Zork
Interactive Story Environments
CMU SCS OZ Project Home Page
University of Illinois CAVE Virtual Reality System and CAVE Demonstration Projects
The Virtual Wall. This web site provides a complement to the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial in Washington D.C., a forum for family and friends to share their memories of people who died in the Vietnam War.(http://www.thevirtualwall.org/)
Carpetbaggers. Commemorates the first Special Operations Group of the United States Army Air Forces, which started in 1943.
Forever Network. This website offers biography and geneology services. working with a Forever Biographer, families can create a permanent archive of memories, including photographs, films, video clips, and written anecdotes.
The Center for Life Stories Preservation. Create a family scrapbook and search other scrapbooks.
Ellis Island Records. Access the records of this quintessential gateway to America.
Interactive and Hypertextual Fiction
Eastgate Systems, This publisher of hypertextual fiction and related software is the primary source for serious hypertext. This site includes a lot of hypertext titles, plus other features, including On My Screen, recommended web sites by Abbe Don.
Janet Murray's Resource Page for Hamlet on the Holodeck. This page provides a guide to web resources concerning interactive fiction, including hypertext, games, MOOs, etc.
Interactive Cinema Homepage at MIT.
Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Infocomm Adventure.
Interactive Fiction Playground.
Lebuse's Letters. Web site for an interactive multimedia CD-ROM drama.
Eliza. The interactive therapist developed as an experiment in natural language processing developed by Joseph Weizenbaum of MIT in 1966 is available on the World Wide Web. (http://www-ai.ijs.si/eliza/eliza.html)
253 a navigable story from 253 points of view, set on a London subway train, by Geoff Ryman
Mass Transit by Freedom Baird, set in various New York vehicles
Storytelling: Passport to the 21st Century .
Creating Legends and Telling Stories: New Leeadership Competencies .
Stevedenning.com. Web site for Steve Denning's model of 'the springboard story.' See also Denning's book The Springboard.
Steven Denning's Blog.
Elsa Dorfman: Portrait Photographer. Wonderful samples of photographs that really tell stories. Photographs of Allen Ginsberg, family members, friends, dogs, and others (http://elsa.photo.net/). Includes Elsa's Housebook: A Woman's Photojournal. Nice excerpts from --- and the story behind --- a book that's out of print.
Janet Kagan's Photojournal.
Geoff and Jenn's Glacier National Park Photojournal.
Vietnam Death Trip Photographic Journal.
Carlos Lopez-Barillas Photojournals. Photojournals of trips to visit the land of the Mayans, Ireland, and the Macaw Trail.
The Canadian Rockies: Three Weeks in Heaven.
Personal Journals Online
About.com Tutorial for Creating a Personal Web Site.
About.com Links to Online Diaries.
Justin Hall's Journal.
http://www.ocf.berkeley.edu/~beno/fjournal.html. Beno Hwang, a student at Berkeley.
http://www.ieti.com/journal/journal.html On July 20, 1997, the North Carolina National Guard 139th embarked on a 270 day peace keeping mission to Croatia. This is the journal of Captain David L. Emmett, Company Commander of the Morrisville based 139th.
Reporting From. Personal journals from around the U.S.
Phatz Diary. This web site features a personal journal as well as a web cam.
Jim Burrows' Web Site.
Personal Documentary Center - examines personal lives and narratives online, documentary psychology, and the psychology of cyberspace.
An Overview of Online Journals. (http://english.ttu.edu/kairos/3.2/news/mongno/jours.html)
Fully Exposed - Diaries on the Net. By Margie Borschke.
Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation: Costa Rica Trek.
Eye of the Storm. Civil War journals, water color paintings, and stories from Robert Sneden. Associated with the book, Eye of the Storm.
Father Lestanc's Personal Journal. In French and English.
SELF WORKS. Diaries, scrapbooks, and other autobiograhical efforts of people of the 19th and early 20th century. This site contains the diaries and journals of different people of the past (women, soliders, buissness men, and adventurers). Some entries are just two words long others go into a little more detail. http://www.lib.udel.edu/ud/spec/exhibits/selfwork/
Crimescene (formerly "Crime Story")
Health Stories and Journals
Time Slips. This is an interactive storytelling project with people with Alzheimer's disease. Storysharing for Altzheimers' victims and their families. Contains sample stories.
http://www.caregiver.org/cg.html. Stories by caregivers - Alzheimer's, Multiple Schlerosis, etc.
http://www.geocities.com/Wellesley/Garden/7527/. Stories related to domestic abuse.
Crisis, Grief and Healing. Tom Golden's web site provides a forum for sharing grief and stories of loss.
Passing throgh a Valley. Kathy Kolb's journal of dealing with chronic fatigue. (http://www.kolbweb.com/passing/index.html)
Civil War Personal Journal (Role-playing for 7th graders)
http://www.teencentral.net/. KidPeace is sponsor of this web site that includes personal stories.
Girls in America. This site talks about what goes on today with girls. It offers up statistics and facts, as well as some stories under "Girls speak out."
The Web Interactive Storyteller Environment. This research group at MIT studies how artifacts such as agents and toys can be designed with psychosocial competencies, based on a deep understanding of human linguistic, cognitive, and social abilities. (http://gn.www.media.mit.edu/groups/gn/)
California Digital Arts Workshop
The Story Vault
Canadian Film Centre/New Media Habitat
Links to web sites created by kids (http://personalweb.about.com/internet/personalweb/library/weekly/aa072798.htm).
Community Technology Centers National Network
Los Angeles Culture Net
eCircles A communitiy-building web site that allows people to share photos, along with event calendars, address books, chat rooms, and discussion groups.
Homestead.com A communitiy-building web site.
Digital Webbing A site of links to online comics.
Scott McCloud Web Site. McCloud is the author of Understanding Comics and Reinventing Comics, two very important books about presenting stories in comic book format, using comic book design strategies.
Hotwired Animation Express Short-feature animation in different formats (Quicktime, Flash, Shockwave, etc.)
Story Resources Online
Storynet.org. Storytelling and Folklore Resources Online. http://www.storynet.org/resources/links.htm
Experience Design Resources: Storytelling. Advance for Design AIGA. http://advance.aiga.org/resources/storytelling.html
Online Oral History Support. http://faculty.washington.edu/jwholmes/afram201/oralhistory.html
Story Resources available on the Web. (http://www.cyberenet.net/~sjohnson/stories/index.html)
Storytelling. This page features articles, links, photos and information on the oral tradition and the art of storytelling. (http://www.lilliput.co.uk/storytel.html)
The Storytelling FAQ is a wonderful source of information.
The Storytelling Ring Home Page http://www.tiac.net/users/papajoe/ring.htm
Tales to Tell. Illustrated stories from around the world: rhymes, fables, adventure stories, folk and fairy tales. (http://www.thekids.com/)
Zen Stories To Tell Your Neighbor. This web site is a collection of stories from the Orient, mostly Zen and Taoist tales. (http://www1.rider.edu/~suler/zenstory/zenstory.html)
Internet Public Library Story Hour. (http://www.ipl.org/youth/StoryHour/)
The Jonesborough Storytellers Guild. This site is the home of the National Storytelling Festival. It has many links to other sites. It is also a part of the "Storytelling Ring". (http://www.preferred.com/storyteller/main.htm)
MO-TELL: Missouri Storytelling. Storytelling Resources is a useful find within the site. http://www.motell.org/
Writers on Writing. New York Times feature profiling writers as they talk about the writing process. (http://www.nytimes.com/books/specials/writers.html)
MetaJournals-Online journal resource
Sherri Johnson's Storytelling Links
http://www.thecards.com/. Tarot-like cards to stimulate storytelling.
The Writer's Computer Store
Tools for Digital Storytelling
Dramatica Software for Screenwriting
Macromedia (developer of Web authoring tools including Flash and Shockwave).
Flash Animation. Links to flash tutorials and other information. (http://www.phatz.com/flash.htm)
Media Cleaner Pro
Sights & Sounds Plus
The HyperStudio Story. See examples of digital storytelling in schools.
Movieworks. (film editing)
Mslide.com. You can select tracks from music CDs to create a soundtrack for your online slide show. (http://www.mslide.com/)
Photo Creations (image editing)
Real Networks. Produces RealSlideshow, Real Player, Real Jukebox and other products for adding multimedia to the Web.
RealSlideshow, a free multimedia tool allows users to combine voice commentary and/or music with images to create slideshows for their web sites. Operation is quite straightforward, but drawbacks include audio file limitations (one voice track to one slide, one music file per slideshow) and difficulties running slideshows on sites without a RealMedia G2 server, though links are provided to several sites that will host slideshows for free. Users may download RealSlideshow for free after registration. A more powerful version is available --- for a price. Currently runs only on PCs, not Macs. (http://www.realnetworks.com/products/slideshow/index.html?src=000121realhome).
Real Networks Frequently Asked Technical Questions (http://service.real.com/help/faq/).
Trellix Web. A tool for creating web pages. Interfaces with Real Slideshow. http://www.trellix.com/
Dan Bricklin's Journal of the 5th Annual Digital Storytelling Festival an example of Real Slide Show combined with Trellix.
BeeCall. Record a voice message on your web page. (http://www.beecall.com)
Storybreathing.com. Everyone has a story. What's yours?
Online Storytelling Tests
First Lines: A Sort of Literacy Test. Test your knowledge of the first lines of books from different literary genres.(http://www.people.cornell.edu/pages/jad22/)
Kingdomality Personal Preference Profile. Personality styles with a medieval theme.
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