Building 21st-Century Literacy Skills Through Digital Storytelling (Learning Technology)

Tuesday, January 19 | 3:45PM–4:45PM | Governor's Ballroom E (fourth floor)
Session Type: Professional Development
In order to compete in an increasingly information-centric and globalized society, students must develop 21st-century literacy skills that include digital, visual, textual, and technological proficiencies. Whittier College is using digital storytelling as a vehicle to increase information literacy, writing, and computer technology skills. Students are actively engaged in the learning process through face-to-face and online collaboration as they create their digital stories. This poster session will discuss pedagogies and ways to incorporate digital storytelling into the instructional design of college courses. Student digital stories will be showcased.


  • Sonia Chaidez

    Instructional Technologist, Whittier College
  • Kathy Filatreau

    Instructional Technologist, Whittier College