Category Archives: digital stories

Developing capabilities of the heart and mind: digital stortytelling as a tools for social justice education

Our presentation at the International Conference “Digital storytelling in Crisis”, 8-10 of May 2014, Athens. Developing capabilities of the heart and the mind: digital storytelling and a tool for social justice education from Daniela Gachago Abstract: As societies become more … Continue reading

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CPUT’s contribution to the 5th International Digital Storytelling conference in Ankara, Turkey

The 5th International Digital Storytelling Conference took place in Ankara, Turkey from the 8th – 10th of May 2013. CPUT presented 2 papers at this conference:

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Using Photostory to create digital stories

Presenter: Eunice Ivala and Linda Mkhize, Fundani Date, time and location: 28/3/2013, 13.30-15.30, Wellington Description of workshop: Digital storytelling has entered Higher Education as a means of fostering student engagement, reflective learning, project-based learning and the promotion of digital literacy … Continue reading

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Towards the development of digital storytelling models at CPUT

This is our HELTASA presentation entitled: ‘Towards the development of digital storytelling models for use in resource-poor environments and across disciplines to activate student’ social and cultural capital’ Link to CPUTstories YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/cputstories

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Authentic learning and digital storytelling: a case study in Industrial Design

This is the presentation Veronica Barnes and myself gave at the DDR conference, which took place here at CPUT from the 4th-5th of September 2012.   Abstract: Plagiarism is one of the major challenges in undergraduate students’ written assignments. Against … Continue reading

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The use of digital storytelling across disciplines

Title: The use of digital storytelling across disciplines and institution Facilitators: Sue Bassett from UWC and Jolanda Morkel and Penny Gill from CPUT Date and location: Thursday, 23rd of August 2012, 14.00-16.00, Boardroom, C 3.78, Commerce Building, Business Faculty, Cape … Continue reading

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Exploring tensions between sentimentality and witnessing through digital storytelling

This is the paper I presented at the HECU6 conference in Rhodes, July 2012. Abstract: This paper reflects on a research project at a Western Cape HEI, where digital stories were used as a vehicle for students’ engagement across social … Continue reading

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The use of emerging technologies for authentic learning – Presentation at the CISCO African Networking Academy Safari 2012

These are the presentations we did at ‘s CISCO African Networking Academy Safari in July 2012.

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Digital storytelling and student engagement: A case of pre-service student teachers and their lecturers’ at a University of Technology

This is the paper Eunice Ivala is going to present at the ICEL 2012 conference. Abstract One of the challenges facing higher education institutions in South Africa is low throughput of students. Although there is empirical evidence to support the … Continue reading

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Seminar: Digital Storytelling in Education

Facilitators:  Daniela Gachago, Eunice Ivala, Janet Condy and Education students Date and time: 18th of August 2011, 14.00-16.00 Location: Library computer lab,  Mowbray Seminar description Digital stories are short, first person video-narratives created by combining recorded voice, still and moving … Continue reading

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