This course is about ways in which humans share and make sense of their knowledge and experiences and shape cultures through digital media technologies, and is meant to enable students to learn the theory and practice of digital storytelling, an essential skill for social scientists. Students will learn a range of techniques to write, produce and publish stories using digital media technologies, including the basics of visual design and interactivity. They will also reflect on the ethics of digital storytelling in the context of social development.
By the end of the course, students will be able to:
Examine the evolution of the storytelling tradition, and the relationships between audience, story, the context, visual design, and digital media
Identify elements of a good story, write scripts, design storyboards, shoot, edit and publish digital stories
Identify and use a variety of software and hardware as they relate to digital storytelling
Conduct research to identify and analyze problems to tell impactful digital stories
Critically examine the ethics of designing and using digital stories
Teach themselves any new technologies for digital storytelling
Faculty Member and their biography/credentials.
Timing: 4 Weeks; Lectures on consecutive Mondays (6, 13, 20, and 27 February) from 16:00 - 18:00
Cost: Rs. 15,000