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Reflection

These questions are hard for me because unlike all of you, I have yet to be a teacher. I’ve been a paraprofessional and I’ve been a teachers assistant in college, but I don’t have the same qualifications. I’m on my own road trip beginnings. It’s hard because even though I have this degree, many jobs […]

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Interview with Kat Geuea

Kat’s story really impacted me as I thought it was so realistic. It definitely had me thinking that Alaska because of its isolation is pretty safe from epidemics, such as the current Measles breakout in the lower 48. So I thought about how interesting Kat’s plot and was glad I got to interview her. I was […]

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The Newly Released Photo Essay

Is a digital story just a new and improved photo essay? Yes and No! While creating my digital personal narrative, I was struck by how similar it was to creating a photo essay. I’m a person who prefers to communicate in text rather than images. Give me a topic and I’ll write about it. Ask […]

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The Beginning of Digital Storytelling

Digital storytelling is a form of storytelling that is still only in the beginning stages of its potential development and uses in education. Digital storytelling is not a new concept; however, as technology becomes even more widely accessible in our current world the growth of digital storytelling will continue to expand and evolve in all […]

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Chris’s Travel Blog

My view on the story telling journey so far: What keeps an audience engaged? One of my classmates, Deana Waters wrote, “When I was a practicing paralegal, the attorney and I would develop a theme, or a story, to follow in presenting evidence to a jury.”  Her comment was based off our reading by Alexander, […]

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Erika’s Travel Blog on Connections in Storytelling

Over the first few weeks of this course, I have realized how important storytelling is to our daily lives. The more we read, discussed and looked into storytelling I kept focusing on how storytelling is used to form connections. People often connect to others by using their own stories and experiences. This reminded me of […]

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