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Fundamentals of Storytelling in Education for Teachers and Trainers Course


Fundamentals of Storytelling in Education for Teachers and Trainers
Fundamentals of Storytelling in Education for Teachers and Trainers

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Course Description

Storytelling is one of the oldest forms of oral communication and plays a very important role in education, particularly for younger children. Teachers and trainers who incorporate storytelling into their repertoire of teaching skills can enhance student engagement with almost any subject. In this free online course you will learn about storytelling as a way of organizing information, conveying emotions, and building a sense of community. You will learn how effective storytelling can lead to an altered state of consciousness that deepens the relationship between teacher and students. Three stories are told that illustrate the theoretical model of storytelling and storytelling ethics and the need for trust between storyteller and listeners are discussed. This free online storytelling course will be of great interest to teachers and trainers who want to learn more about the effectiveness of storytelling as a tool that can enhance learning within the classroom.

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Learning Outcomes

Learning outcomes: - Learn about the role of storytelling; - Learn about storytelling models; - Learn about the storylistening experience; - Learn about the storylistening trance;


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Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 56 reviews
Course Title: Fundamentals of Storytelling in Education for Teachers and Trainers
Course #: 506
Course Publisher: University of North Carolina
Course Category: 85
Content Origin:
Course Description: Storytelling is one of the oldest forms of oral communication and plays a very important role in education, particularly for younger children. Teachers and trainers who incorporate storytelling into their repertoire of teaching skills can enhance student engagement with almost any subject. In this free online course you will learn about storytelling as a way of organizing information, conveying emotions, and building a sense of community. You will learn how effective storytelling can lead to an altered state of consciousness that deepens the relationship between teacher and students. Three stories are told that illustrate the theoretical model of storytelling and storytelling ethics and the need for trust between storyteller and listeners are discussed. This free online storytelling course will be of great interest to teachers and trainers who want to learn more about the effectiveness of storytelling as a tool that can enhance learning within the classroom.
License: This course is available from University of North Carolina OpenCourseWare through the following Creative Commons licence:
Creative Commons License
Release Date: 14 September 2012
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner): 1-2 Hours
Video/Audio: High
Audio Only: High
Animation: None
Assessments: Yes
Education Level
Age appropriateness: 18+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level: Post-Secondary
Validation: Level 5
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: Yes
Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

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  • Daniel Reynolds
    Daniel Reynolds United States of America I took this course because I have always always been a story teller and its been passed down through my family and been a great oral tradition. It was a very refreshing and very profound for me being in the role of both teacher/trainer I see how "everyone" can benefit from being told a story! Thanks Alison Team Daniel Reynolds Indianapolis, Indiana 2015-08-26 11:08:36
  • Sarah bowers
    Sarah bowers United Kingdom Very interesting 2015-08-15 14:08:29
  • Sally Gallucci
    Sally Gallucci United States of America Very engaging course. It put the idea of storytelling in education in a perspective that will help me with my students. 2015-08-11 23:08:43
  • Margaret Said
    Margaret Said Malta A very interesting course which gives a detailed and useful insight to storytelling. 2015-08-06 14:08:51
  • Thiago Campos
    Thiago Campos Brazil It gave me a clear idea of what happens when you are telling a history. Great!!!! 2015-07-31 01:07:34
  • Maja Katinic
    Maja Katinic Croatia (Hrvatska) Great course, very specific and useful 2015-07-16 11:07:10
  • Nida Anwaar
    Nida Anwaar [[]] Storytelling broadens the world of imagination of students it can be a great help for teachers to understand the psychology of the students and is an informal way to strengthen the bonding between them 2015-06-22 21:06:50
  • Nida Anwaar
    Nida Anwaar [[]] I will recommend it to my colleagues as well 2015-06-22 20:06:48
  • Nida Anwaar
    Nida Anwaar [[]] It's an informative course starting from eye to eye contact to joining the dots technique animated videos can be a great resource 2015-06-22 20:06:30
  • Nida Anwaar
    Nida Anwaar [[]] It's a great help for teachers I will recommend it to my colleagues as well 2015-06-22 20:06:17
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