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Fundamentals of Storytelling in Education for Teachers and Trainers


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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Module Title
Module 1: Fundamentals of Storytelling in Education for Teachers and Trainers
Module 2: Storytelling for Teachers and Trainers Assessment

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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
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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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  • 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
  • Nida Anwaar
    Nida Anwaar [[]] I got very useful hints starting from eye contact to joining the dots technique I will love to use animated visuals to enhance students interest and curiosity 2015-06-22 20:06:42
  • Patricia Fagan
    Patricia Fagan United States of America Fantastic!I I could have listened to this gentleman all day. Cannot wait to use Part 2. 2015-06-09 18:06:07
  • AnastasIa Steel
    AnastasIa Steel Russian Federation I am truly grateful for this course. It explains the basics of storytelling. For me it was really helpful as we are about to start a nursery and view storytelling as one of the main parts of a learning process. Professor Sturm, you are an amazing narrator. 2015-05-18 19:05:46
  • AndrĂ© Luiz Lopes dos Santos
    André Luiz Lopes dos Santos Brazil Interesting. 2015-05-11 22:05:03
  • Laila Abramjee
    Laila Abramjee South Africa Entertaining and informative. 2015-03-14 09:03:45
  • Chantelle Wait
    Chantelle Wait South Africa Very interseting and stimulating course to use in my career 2015-03-11 14:03:06
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