Wednesday, March 12, 2008

And the "Ozkar" goes to ...

The first class ESL Digital Storytelling culminated in a showcase on March 6, 2008, in which participants voted for the best digital stories.

The following students received "Ozkars" for their digital stories, pictured here:

Milena Landwerlen, best story for "A Change in My Life"; Myrna Guttierrez, best overall story for "A Miracle"; and Sachicko Bynes, best technical digital story with "Fan Letter."

Congratulations to the winners and to all students in the class!
Your digital stories were impressive!

Myrna's Winning Digital Story: "A Miracle"

Milena's Winning Digital Story: "A Change in My Life"

Completion of First Term of ESL Digital Storytelling Class at MiraCosta College, Spring 2008

Congratulations to the first graduation class of MiraCosta College's ESL Digital Storytelling Class.

Your digital stories were awesome!

Pictured here: Hooshang Nayak, Instructor Ruth Gay, Jose Meza, Vitaly Pirozmenko, Myrna Gutierrez, Milena Landwerlen, Eduardo Mariano, Instructional Aide Adriana Machuca, Kiyoko Ando, Satomi Ward, Sachiko Bynes, Takae Contreras, and Chika West.

Sunday, March 9, 2008

Best Option for Getting Images from the Web has high quality photos, but with FlickrStorm, you can access and organize Creative Commons copyright-free images. At the CUE Conference, the presenter of a workshop I attended shared his wiki, which has video and print tutorials for using FlickrStorm and attributing sources, available at