An action research: When Digital Storytelling meets forensic science education in an online learning environment
Chi-liang Yu, Bernard Robin, University of Houston, United States
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in San Diego, CA, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-78-5 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC USA
Digital Storytelling is a relatively new multimedia tool which can be both an effective instructional aid for teachers and an effective learning tool for students. It is created by using commonly available computer-based tools and usually includes a mixture of digital images, text, audio narration, background music, and video clips. This study not only presents how a Digital Storytelling project was implemented in an online course and the attitudes of the students toward Digital Storytelling, but also describes the difficulties that could occur when the use of technology is required of students whose majors are not in technology. The results revealed that students had a positive learning experience but still had some difficulties with the technology. The instructor, the researcher, and the students felt that the Digital Storytelling project was engaging, motivating, challenging, and also has the potential to help students develop the essential skills that are required as a forensic scientist.
Yu, C.l. & Robin, B. (2010). An action research: When Digital Storytelling meets forensic science education in an online learning environment. In D. Gibson & B. Dodge (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2010--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 1234-1239). San Diego, CA, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
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