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Digital Storytelling – In the Liberal Arts

Digital Storytelling

in the Liberal Arts


Click here for a basic introduction to Digital Storytelling, samples of stories, and related academic literature.


Click here to explore sample curriculum, tools and platforms, and information about Fair Use and Creative Commons.


Click here to explore pedagogical approaches to assessment, sample rubrics, and information about ADA compliancy.


Click here to explore additional resources for supporting Digital Storytelling projects.

What can I find here?

Macalester’s Digital Storytelling website exists to encourage and support digital storytelling in liberal arts settings, so take what you need and let us know if you can’t find what you’re looking for. This site includes:

Faculty Perspectives on Digital Storytelling

I appreciate the way digital storytelling engages students in a creative project for a public audience.
Students use digital storytelling in my courses for reflective learning and synthesizing research, but it also prepares them to be critical producers of knowledge using media that are especially pertinent to mass communication in the 21st century.  

Dr. Daniel Trudeau

Urban Social Geography

My students use digital stories to explore the complexities of becoming an educator. The medium of a digital story pushes them to conceptualize ways to express their experiences beyond the written word.

Dr. Brian Lozenski

Urban and Multicultural Education


Dr. Brad Belbas

Educational Studies