Digital Storytelling for Assessing Study Abroad Students

Wednesday, February 11 | 11:15AM–12:00PM | California Pavilion Promenade, Second Floor
Session Type: Professional Development

This session will discuss the findings of a recent research study conducted at the University of Arizona related to digital storytelling as an assessment practice for measuring academic learning outcomes in several summer study abroad programs. This research study was focused on ways students could effectively demonstrate their learning through digital engagement. The study explored if the method of digital storytelling through the use of multimodal tools, including Voice Thread was an effective way for students to accomplish this task. The speaker will be sharing the results through the digital stories of students who participated in the study.

OUTCOMES: See the effects of a digital storytelling project * Witness the results of the digital storytelling project * Identify the technologies used to create the digital stories


  • Melody Buckner

    Associate Vice Provost of Digital Learning, The University of Arizona

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