Digital Storytelling

Digital Storytelling introduces a variety of media making techniques and approaches to interactivity that serve storytelling. You receive a primer in digital media production, and explore a range of digital narratives (e.g. web-based stories, alternative reality games, animated explainer videos) that are designed to inform, persuade or entertain. In-class projects make deploy both individual and collaborative working practice, and encourage critical
reflection on your own work and the work of others.

Overview |

Digital Storytelling deliberately covers a breadth of material in order to expose the range of approaches and opportunities that are available to the students when working with digital media.

Topics covered include:

  • The fundamentals of storytelling

  • Non-linear narratives and interactivity

  • Analysis of visual design

  • Image making

  • Audio capture and editing

  • Basic game-making

  • Stop motion animation

  • Contextualizing ideas

  • Critical reflection and feedback

  • IP, copyright and Creative Commons

Learning Outcomes |

By successful completion of the module, you will be able to demonstrate:

 

  • The deployment of industry standard tools and techniques to produce digital media content.

  • An ability to contextualize creative and technical work by drawing on existing artifacts and established techniques.

  • Knowledge of key strategies for the planning, design, production and critical review of digital media content.

  • Adherence to intellectual property law in the context of creative content.

 

Core Tools Used |

 

  • Twinery.org

  • Audacity

  • Adobe Photoshop

  • Sway.office

Bath Spa University Academic Center RAK

RAKEZ Academy Zone 3, Block D

First Floor, Al Dhait South

Ras Al Khaimah, UAE

Bath Spa University, United Kingdom shall solely administer the issuance of degree and mark sheets. Bath Spa University UK meets all desired requirements for foreign degree attestations.
Bath Spa University Academic Center RAK is approved by the UAE Government through RAKEZ to operate as an International Higher Education Institution in Ras Al Khaimah Academic Zone.
Bath Spa University Academic Center RAK  bears no responsibility for MOHESR degree attestation or degree equivalence.

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