Educational Uses of Digital Storytelling

Course summary

Porto, Portugal

6 days

Erasmus+ KA1


“A Digital Storytelling is a way of organising information, conveying emotions, building community  in a series of still images or short videos that are combined with a narrated soundtrack to tell a story” (Bull & Kadjer,2004).


Although mobile technology is not yet widely used in schools, and in some cases even prohibited by internal regulations, the truth is that this technology, besides being a hallmark of contemporary life, is a powerful tool that challenges teachers and students to innovate in teaching learning practices. 

This course intends to contribute to the understanding of this phenomenon and use its potential for developing a Digital Storytelling.


The course provides knowledge about this new pedagogical innovation, the advantages and disadvantages, but also with a very practical use of video tools to be implemented in classroom.

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Pricing Details

Our pricing policy follows the official regulations on transparent costs.

The costs can be supported with a KA grant under the Erasmus+ programme.

Course fee: 480 euros per participant (6-day course).


  • Learning Together’s Welcome Kit;
  • A Daily Program designed by our trainers;
  • Welcome Dinner to meet your new colleagues;
  • Daily Coffee Break;
  • Logistic, organizational and administrative support from headquarters;
  • Daily assistance and on-call support throughout the whole week.
  • Daily assistance and suggestions (restaurants, sightseeing, hospitals…) – we also have a section on our website dedicated to Discovering Porto (eating, sleeping, sightseeing suggestions) that we always recommend our participants to check out.

Course Objetives

Learning outcomes:

  • Know what a Digital Storytelling innovative pedagogical scenario is;

  • Know the pedagogical potential of a Digital Storytelling innovative pedagogical scenario;

  • Understand the different roles of a Digital Storytelling innovative pedagogical scenario;

  • Design pedagogical activities using Digital Storytelling;

  • Produce a Digital Storytelling;

  • Develop social, language and communicative skills;

  • Promote intercultural awareness.

Daily Program*

  • Welcome dinner,icebreaking
  • Meet & greet, networking – participants and staff
  • Week briefing & planning
  • Digital Storytelling: Introduction, innovative pedagogical scenario
  • Trainee presentation using video tools
  • What is Digital Storytelling?
  • Different roles and types of Digital Storytelling
  • Mobile Learning with Digital Storytelling
  • Practical: My Learning Platform with Edmodo
  • Digital Storytelling Process – 8 Steps
  • Practical: Step 1 – Write a proposal
  • Practical: Step 2 – Research, explore and learn
  • Practical: Step 3 – Write a script
  • Practical: Step 4 – Storyboard/plan (how to create a storyboard?)
  • Video learning potential
  • Practical: Step 5 – gather/create images, audios and videos outside 
  • Activity examples to integrate video within the curriculum
  • How can a teacher use videos? (Khan Academy and TEDed exercises)
  • Practical: Step 6 – Put it all together with Animoto or Beatable apps 
  • Practical: Step 7 – Share
  • Practical: Step 8 – Feedback and reflection
  • Discussion and course evaluation
  • Learning validation
  • Certification Ceremony
*This schedule/ program describes likely activities but may differ based on the trainer's discretion and objectives.

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