Lowenthal, P., & Dunlap, J. (2007). Digital Stories. In P. Shank (Ed.), The online learning idea book: 95 proven ways to enhance technology-based and blended learning (pp. 110-111). San Francisco: Pfeiffer.
Digital storytelling–using digital media such as video and audio to tell a story–can be used to increase personal connections at the beginning of online courses.
Keywords: Digital Stories, Digital Storytelling, Online Learning, Social Presence, Connections, Teaching Presence, Video, Narrative