June 21 10:00 – 3:00 Library Electronic Classroom

10:00 – 10:30 What is Digital Storytelling, Intros

10:30 – 11:40 Intro to Final Cut Pro X – Hands-on session

11:40 – 12:00 Brainstorming Discussion: How might I use this in my teaching?

12:00 –   1:00 Lunch, Viewing & Discussion

 1:00 –   2:15 Final Cut Pro Follow-up training based on the morning’s discussion

  2:15 –  3:00 Wrap-up discussion and sharing

A number of classes in different disciplines at Vassar have incorporated digital storytelling as part of their coursework. We will examine and discuss how different classes have used this pedagogy in their respective fields.

Workshop participants will complete hands-on training in the creation of digital stories using Final Cut Pro X covering the following topics:

Voiceover and microphones
Importing editing still images
Importing and editing video
Adding music and sound
Exporting and Sharing

After the morning training, participants will brainstorm and discuss how they might use digital storytelling in their teaching. Based on this discussion, the afternoon’s training will be customized to suit the needs of the participants. Faculty participants will be invited to share their work in an online resource.