Digital Journalism Literacy and Community
"I am Africa, This is my story..."
Autobiographical Interview Overview
Quickstart Student Sheet
Step 1 Download Student Quickstart Guide
Step 2. Download Digital Storytelling Guides
Step 3. Learn: Download Training Materials
The “I am Africa. This is my story…” Interview course was designed so that anyone with minimal cell phone level skill could quickly create a news style interview story about a person’s life. It takes about an hour to go through the PowerPoint training. To do the interview one person holds the camera, another asks seven simple questions and a third is interviewed. Download PowerPoint training materials from Slideshare below:
For a thin PDF download version (without animation)
For a full Powerpoint download version (with animation)
Course 101 How to Create a Digital Autobiographical Story PowerPoint 9.6 MB
Step 4. Three Course Options: eLearning, YouTube or Powerpoint
A. eLearning on Schoology
Step 1 Register with Schoology.
Your "access code" for the Journalism course is: JZWZ2-S9PF5
When approved log back in using: log back in use https://app.schoology.com/register.ph
B. Watch 30 Minute YouTube Courses
C. Classroom Curriculum Powerpoint Download from Slideshare
Step 5. Publish: Video and/or Articles
The training guides will explain how to both publish your videos on YouTube and the embed them into the community site. We will place the on the community YouTube channels. Written articles can be either blog in the community or linked from another site into the community. You can easily hyperlink for our site into Twitter and Facebook. Advanced college level could be linked from academia.edu or Vimeo.