Final Reporting 2005
Q. 1. What were the highlights of the activities, events or outputs of your network in 2005?
Q. 2. What are the achievements of the network; how do they match your intended outcomes?
Q. 3. How did the network increase the uptake and sustainability of quality e learning?Q. 4. What is your aim now for the future of your network?
Q1. Highlights of the DSN included a range of achievements by its members. These included, a finalist in the Video Lives contest conducted by the ABC, a series of online events and courses exploring digital storytelling and some personal and instructional movies/stories published at our EdNA site.
Q2. The biggest success for the DSN has been the growing membership and the fantastic sharing of resources and ideas. The DSN is also a home for other satellite groups of digistory enthusiasts. More and more teachers are using the DST methodology to engage their learners with elearning. The newest examples of these are being developed for viewing on PDAs.
Q3. The DST methodology has proven to be a real catalyst for the uptake of elearning by the trades and other reluctant elearners. Some great examples of these were displayed at the Eureka conference in October. The greatest benefit for the digistory creators is the ease by which they can achieve professional results in the development of their innovative resources on their own.
Q4. My dream is to now take the DST another step forward and focus on developing skills and processes for self-publishing digistories within web based delivery systems. This has begun at Wodonga TAFE with the Experts in Action project funded and supported by the Innovations coordinator and mentored by myself.Another strategy for self-sustainability will be to ask the 15 owners to manage, facilitate and moderate within the DSN in 2006.