Presenting at the Conference on Community Writing

The MA Program in Writing as a Provider of Nonprofit Digital Media Training A presentation for the Conference on Community Writing, in Boulder, CO, on October 17, 2015. 1. My Background Before PhD: professional writing and digital media teacher + tech trainer for nonprofit staff Post-PhD Grand Plan: combine my two jobs—writing teacher and tech … Continue reading Presenting at the Conference on Community Writing

Presenting at the Voices of Change Conference

Three Promising Ways That Nonprofits Can Distribute Digital Stories Online A presentation for the 6th International Digital Storytelling Conference, at UMass (alma mater!) and Smith College, on September 25, 2015. A. Distribution and Digital Stories The paradigmatic mode of digital storytelling distribution is the live showing, ideally with the storytellers present to contextualize their own stories. Online distribution of … Continue reading Presenting at the Voices of Change Conference

Presenting at the LAS Research Symposium

The Stories That Work Database: How Nonprofits and Cause Initiatives Use Personal Stories in their Work A presentation for the DePaul University Liberal Arts and Social Sciences Faculty Research Symposium, on June 8, 2015. A. My Summer Research Grant Project: Building the Stories That Work Database The database collects what I call "digital personal experience … Continue reading Presenting at the LAS Research Symposium