Community Connect Maine Offers Online Training: Digital Storytelling Workshop with Anne Aronson
The workshop is FREE to participants. (Typical cost is $300.00 for the workshop and equipment.) Class is limited to 8 participants. For more information or to register contact: Kim Humphrey at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 207-754-3435
The workshop will be offered over four Sunday mornings from 8:30A.M.-12:30P.M. on April 16, April 23, April 30, and May 14. Attendance at all four sessions is strongly recommended. No previous digital media experience is required. Editing equipment is provided.
Learn to Create a Digital Story
In the workshop you will create a personal digital story based on your experience with disability. Digital stories are short videos that use the power of narration, images, and music to tell a compelling story. Digital stories are used all over the world to empower individuals, build community, and connect small stories to big issues. With guidance from Community Connect, you can share your digital story with policy decision-makers, other families and individuals experiencing the same challenges, and the general public. The stories will move, inform, and raise awareness.
This Zoom workshop will lead participants through the process of creating a digital story from start to finish. Topics include:
About Anne Aronson
Anne Aronson, the workshop trainer, is the teacher and storyteller behind Digital Story Makers. She is a Professor Emerita at Metropolitan State University, St. Paul, MN. She is an award winning teacher with over 30 years of experience teaching professional writing, rhetoric, gender studies, information literacy and digital storytelling. She has a B.A in English from Yale University and a Ph.D in Rhetoric form the University of MN. In 2011 she attended a digital storytelling workshop offered by StoryCenter. Since then, digital story telling has become the centerpiece of her life. Learn more at www.digitalstorymakers.com