DATES & LOCATIONS

24-28 October 2022 - Paris, France

24-28 October 2022 - Paris, France

CONFIRMED
24-28 October 2022 – Istanbul, Turkey

24-28 October 2022 – Istanbul, Turkey

CONFIRMED
04-08 September 2023 - Izmir, Turkey

04-08 September 2023 - Izmir, Turkey

06-10 May 2024 - Budapest, Hungary

06-10 May 2024 - Budapest, Hungary


CONTENT

DIGITAL GAMES & STORYTELLING

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 storytelling. 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 improving speaking and writing skills

- 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:

- 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.

Validation:

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

- A Europass Mobility Certificate will be given if the participant demands it, as well.

DAILY SCHEDULE

1st Day

Ice-breaking activities and introduction of the course program

Getting to know each other – Presentation of participants (a five-minute presentation)

Components of digital games

7 Components of digital storytelling according to the digital storytelling center

A General look to digital storytelling process

2nd Day

A General look to digital games

Use of multimedia tools

- Types of online educational game

Focusing digital story telling process

Writing stage

- The screenplay stages

Creating a storyboard

- Focusing digital story telling process

3rd Day

Use of multimedia tools

- Creating the digital story

Sharing with online tools

Software for digital storytelling

Digital games: Web 2.0 Games

- Examining a sample

Stages of digital story development

4th day

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

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

Performing the activities developed by the participants

5th day

Summarize the key points of the course

Overview of the course program

Evaluation of the course program

Filling the feedback forms

Europass Mobility Certificate, Participation Certificate