DATES & LOCATIONS

•	15 - 19 July 2019 - Praha / Czech Republic

• 15 - 19 July 2019 - Praha / Czech Republic

(DONE)
•	16 -20 September 2019 - Istanbul / Turkey

• 16 -20 September 2019 - Istanbul / Turkey

•	10 - 14 February 2020 Paris / France

• 10 - 14 February 2020 Paris / France

•	18 - 22 May 2020  Praha / Czech Republic

• 18 - 22 May 2020 Praha / Czech Republic

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CONTENT

Digital Games and Story Telling

The aim of this course is to teach digital story and game development stages and tools. To date, storytelling has remained an educational tool. Storytelling is a powerful pedagogical approach to disseminating learning outcomes in general, scientific and technological education. Today, individuals continue to tell the story by using new digital media tools. The digital story is seen as a combination of traditional storytelling and multimedia technologies. Today, many communication technologies and multimedia tools are used. Using these technologies and tools, storytelling has changed and transformed into digital story telling. With this course, it is aimed to give information to the teachers about the adaptation of the digital games, which are widely used today, to the lessons with their effective and motivating aspects.

Learning Outcomes:

All the participants will:

  • Get familiar with the key issues and concerns about storytelling and digital games
  • Learn how to blend story and technologies
  • Execute to multimedia tools
  • Describe components of digital games
  • Classify types of online educational game
  • Implement writing and the screenplay stage
  • Create a storyboard
  • Compare to stages of digital story development
  • Learn effective teaching strategies
  • Defend their own activities depending on the subject

Objectives of the Course:

  • Helping teach meaningful and purposeful speech
  • Increasing student’s willingness to read
  • Finding the story to read for encourage the students
  • Writing student’s own stories in a short time, so they will feel confident
  • Improving solidarity in the classroom
  • Developing listening skills
  • Helping to find out children who love acting
  • Giving students a good motivation for speaking and writing English
  • Learning how to combine technologies and story or game
  • Comparing process of the storytelling and types of online educational game

Methodology:

  • Focusing on practical and skills-based -interactive learning
  • Explaining immediate feedbacks
  • Locating hands-on activities
  • Analyzing inspiring discussions on best practices
  • Brainstorming
  • Working in groups cooperatively
  • Identifying components of digital games and storytelling

Target Group:

  • All kind of teachers, trainers, educators, school administrators, etc.

Preparation:

Before the course,

  • A detailed pre-course questionnaire to indicate their level of experience, teaching backgrounds and training will be completed by participants.
  • They will also prepare a presentation to reflect their own teaching method.
  • A closed Facebook group will be created for getting know each other of all participants and to share practical information.

Validation:

  • A course participation certificate will be given to all participants.

DAILY PROGRAM

1st Day

  • Getting to know each other (presentation of participants)
  • Key issues and concerns about the course
  • Components of digital games
  • 7 Components of digital storytelling according to the digital storytelling center
  • A General look to digital storytelling process
  • A General look to digital game

2nd Day

  • Use of multimedia tools
  • Types of online educational game
  • Focusing digital story telling process
  • Writing stage
  • The screenplay stage
  • Creating a storyboard
  • Focusing digital story telling process
  • Use of multimedia tools
  • Creating the digital story
  • Sharing with online tools

3rd Day

  • Software for digital storytelling
  • Digital games: Web 2.0 Games
  • Examining a sample
  • Stages of digital story development
  • Focusing on effective teaching strategies that encourage the active involvement of all students in experimental education
  • Tips for how to develop strategies to improve the educational quality of the school

4th day

  • Tips for developing a curriculum on digital story telling
  • Giving time to the participants to plan their own activities depending on the subjects they are teaching
  • Giving time to the participants to plan their own activities depending on the subjects they are teaching
  • Performing the activities developed by the participants

5th day

  • Summarize the key points of the course
  • Define the ways of reaching the aim in the course
  • Overview of the course program
  • Evaluation of the course program
  • Filling the feedback forms
  • Europass Mobility Certificate
  • Participation Certificate