This text shows how to integrate storytelling into curriculum design and use the principles of storytelling as a measurement of learning and literacies. It also covers important copyright and fair use information, and offers numerous implementation tips, concrete examples, and illustrative video clips. Aimed at primary and secondary teachers, the book is designed to help them: Teach their students to create digital stories that employ effective principles of storytelling, technology application, and media technique.; Use digital storytelling as a tool to promote the development of emerging literacies, such as digital and media literacy, as well as traditional literacies, such as reading, writing, speaking, and art.; Help students use digital storytelling as an academic tool to explore content and to communicate what they understand.; Understand the importance of combining the power of story and critical thinking as an approach to teaching and learning.

Copyright, Fair Use, and UOPS: Living in the Gray Zone, Doing the Right Thing, and Protecting Yourself
Copyright, fair use, and UOPS: Living in the gray zone, doing the right thing, and protecting yourself
The Day the Lawyer Came to Town …

I will never forget the day a lawyer came to my institution to explain the implications of the Technology, Education, and Copyright Harmonization (TEACH) Act, a vague enactment of government intended to explain the legalities of using electronic material in education. Although the TEACH Act was created specifically to address issues related to the use of materials in distance education, it effectively updated copyright and fair use law for anyone wanting to use electronic material for teaching or learning, on-site or at a distance. Many ...

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