Archived Chat: How Do I Teach Students to Integrate Multimedia Tools into Storytelling?

Mindy McAdams, who teaches online journalism at the University of Florida, led a discussion about teaching students to tell stories using multimedia tools during this week’s live educator chat.

She answered a variety of questions during the chat, including:

–Do you think multimedia tools should be incorporated into virtually every Jschool class, or is it better to approach multimedia storytelling as a separate class? Or both?

Where do you see writing skills fitting in here? My perception is that many students need to work quite a bit to improve their writing to get it up to professional standards. What is the balance between writing and digital skills?

Do you try to integrate social media tools into your digital storytelling classes or do you keep them separate?

To read McAdams’ responses to these questions and more, click on the replay below.

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