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Webinar: Digital Storytelling in Higher Education

Digital Storytelling has been shown to be a powerful multi-dimensional tool for institutions of higher education to use to assess the experiences of and increase the impact of first-year experiences, community-engaged learning experiences, student success initiatives, and student learning outcomes. For the past 20 years, the Center for Digital Storytelling has been supporting faculty, staff, and students in higher education to reflect on processes that take them out of the classroom and into the world, learning about themselves and the resources they have to adapt to succeed in new contexts. Join us on February 27th from 1-3pm MST to learn how two Colorado institutions have integrated digital storytelling and digital narrative into curricula and programming to innovatively engage students and enhance student service and learning.

Presenters:
Brian Dickson: Program Chair, College Composition & Reading – Community College of Denver
Lisa Joslyn: Digital Storytelling Coordinator & Student Success Center Coordinator – Community College of Denver
Marty Otanez: Assistant Professor of Anthropology – University of Colorado Denver
Daniel Weinshenker: Rocky Mountain/Midwest Region Director – Center for Digital Storytelling

Question regarding registration? Please contact Jeanine at 303-458-4193, or jeanine@ccmountainwest.org

SPOTLIGHT ON ENGAGEMENT

“Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms—to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.”
----Viktor Frankl

From the podium situated at the front of the room to the tables set up in uniform rows to the individuals sitting in identical chairs, speckled throughout, this classroom could be any college classroom across the country.  The stories that emanated from this little, plain room...