Storytelling goes digital
Feb 28, 2012
As the world becomes more digital, so too does storytelling. This story features a new degree that will help teach MU students how to produce new stories, media-of-the-future style.
From MIZZOU Magazine
A new degree in digital storytelling is in the works that would train students in the art of narration while providing hands-on experience with the technologies of digital production.
“We want to give students the ability — and agility — to adapt to changing technologies,” says Pat Okker, an English professor helping to spearhead the proposal, which has support from several professors across campus.
That agility will come in part from learning strong writing and storytelling techniques that are critical to media, from YouTube videos to Twitter, she says. More…