I was just thinking that Digitial Story Telling is one of my favorite applications of Web 2.0 technology tools. I am a big fan of Microsoft Photo Story
and have participated actively as a learner and a teacher in the Celebrate Oklahoma Voices project.
I have a passion for using free or open source technology tools as well as saving the oral histories that many of us have heard all of our lives. My first Digital Story was called Letters Home
and includes excerpts form letters home and pictures my dad had from WW II.
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The power in local Digital Story Telling is trust. During my training I heard the story of a gentleman who had been at Iwo Jima and who had been asked to tell his story by multiple media outlets. He refused every time until the teacher and student who lived down the street asked and behold he related multiple stories
Understanding the interview process is critical to gathering information for a quality digital story. A great resource for this is located at Story Corps
Here is link to the 50+ web tools
you can use to create your own web-based story.