There are two key voices in digital storytelling in an online course: the student and the instructor. Digital storytelling is a culmination of student engagement, technology integration, reflection for deeper learning, and project-based learning. The student and the instructor are actively involved in the learning process.
It is fun to think of this as magic. How does an instructor create magic? More on that soon, first, view this TED Talk by Christoper Emdin called, Teach teachers how to create magic.
Adapted from: Buturian, L. (2016). The changing story. Digital stories that participate in transforming teaching and learning. Open Textbook Library. Retrieved August 23, 2021 from https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks.textbooks.the-changing-story-digital-stories-that-participate-in-transforming-teaching-learning
Emdin, C. (2013). Teach teachers how to create magic. [Video] TED Conferences. https://www.ted.com/talks/christopher_emdin_teach_teachers_how_to_create_magic#t-395018