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  Storytelling - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Traditional storytelling differs from multi-media storytelling, in that it is experienced, and forms within the mind of the audience.
The youngest forms of storytelling were oral, combined with gesture and expression: words were spoken from one person to another in an effort to communicate a message or a feeling.
Storytellers sometimes dialogue with their audience, adjusting their words to respond to the listeners and to the moment.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Storytelling   (2497 words)

 Storytelling - KM toolkit: inventory of tools and techniques - Knowledge Management - NeLH Specialist Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Storytelling uses a range of techniques to engage, involve and inspire people, using language that is more authentic (everyday language as opposed to ‘textbook buzzword speak’) and a narrative form that people find interesting and fun.
Storytelling for communications – In contrast to the conventional approach which views communications as the sending of a message from a communicator to a recipient, storytelling is based on a more interactive view of communication.
Storytelling for individual growth – Storytelling is a skill, and one that draws on a number of other key skills, mostly relating to interpersonal communication.
www.nelh.nhs.uk /knowledge_management/km2/storytelling_toolkit.asp   (2360 words)

Storytelling is the third film by written and directed by Todd Solondz, and continues in his tradition of wickedly funny, almost to the point of morbid, humor.
Storytelling gained notoriety due to a love scene between Selma Blair and Robert Wisdom that the MPAA deemed to steamy.
Storytelling consists of two stories, "Fiction" and "Non-Fiction." Both are unrelated aside from the fact that they both touch upon some creative aspect, writing for the first and filming for the second.
www.haro-online.com /movies/storytelling.html   (549 words)

 The Leader's Guide to Storytelling
Storytelling is a key leadership technique because it’s quick, powerful, free, natural, refreshing, energizing, collaborative, persuasive, holistic, entertaining, moving, memorable and authentic.
Storytelling is more than an essential set of tools to get things done: it’s a way for leaders – wherever they may sit – to embody the change they seek.
Storytelling is part of the creative struggle to generate a new future, as opposed to conventional management approaches that search for virtual certainties anchored in the illusive security of yesterday.
stevedenning.typepad.com   (4167 words)

Storytelling probably first consisted of simple chants that praised the dawn, expressed the joy of being alive, and were used to ease the drudgery and boredom of laborious tasks.
Later the storyteller became the community entertainer by combining their stories with poetry, music, and dance.
Storytelling during the Middle Ages was expanded into the art of the traveling troubadour, who journeyed across the land.
www.42explore.com /story.htm   (1296 words)

 Storytelling and fairy tales by Asbjorn Lonvig.
Storytelling in general - an article translated and edited by Asbjorn Lonvig.
Historien om forskellige SOFUS'er (in Danish) - storytelling.
Historien om Vitus og Vitusine (in Danish) - storytelling.
www.lonvig.dk /exhibition10.htm   (115 words)

 Storytelling in business,storytelling in organizations,organizational storytelling
Four of the world's leading thinkers on knowledge management explore how storytelling will become the key ingredient to managing communications, education, training, and innovation in the 21st century.
The role of storytelling and its relationship to knowledge through the ages.
How and why storytelling works, what sort of stories work, and what is involved in being a storyteller.
www.creatingthe21stcentury.org   (437 words)

The difference between read aloud and storytelling (or story re-telling, as is the case here, since we are working from children's trade literature and less from original work or family history) is that the act of storytelling is always active and inventive.
Now, for novice storytellers, I do not encourage the use of props during the telling as they can be clumsy and distracting, but used in the introduction they can create "anticipatory sets," which translated from educationalese means it will get the audience geared up for what is to follow.
Some storytellers have performances available on videotape, available at libraries, direct from storytellers, and a few videos are widely distributed and may be ordered through book chains and video stores.
www.planetesme.com /storytelling.html   (5786 words)

 Amazon.com: Storytelling: DVD: Selma Blair,Leo Fitzpatrick,Robert Wisdom,Maria Thayer,Angela Goethals,Devorah ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The mode of portraying a tale is in focus in Storytelling through two different stories that are disconnected, yet associated to one another, as one deals with the fictional and the other the non-fictional.
Storytelling is a clever film that displays the symbiosis between the audience and the storyteller, which is meticulously directed by Solondz.
The driving force behind the actual 'storytelling' theme is wildly intelligent as well-commenting on the need for suburban creatives to come to terms with, profit from and move away from their pasts without really coming to terms with themselves.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00005JKJG?v=glance   (2381 words)

 Directory of Storytellers
A Master Image Maker and Bilingual Storyteller, Marcia interweaves her love for storytelling and her knowledge of folklore, character development, and intercultural experiences to create folktales, stories and personal tales that are full of wisdom, courage, life and just good old fashion fun for all ages.
As an Emmy award-winning, and world traveling freelance storytelling and author, his humorous and heart felt stories not only entertain but present an art form ideal for the grounding and healing that is needed in complex, modern times.
Darlene does workshops on planning storytelling festivals with children as tellers and using storytelling to support curriculum in the classroom and in the media center, drawing upon her 25 years as a media specialist and classroom teacher.
www.storytelling.org /directory.html   (4946 words)

 Effective Storytelling - a basic manual
And be aware of copyrights, it is best to work with traditional folklore or tales in public domain, than to plagiarize a living author or storyteller without their permission.
The audience has a very important role in storytelling - for their minds are the canvas on which the teller paints his tale.
A storyteller always needs to be sensitive to his audience and may need to regain their attention before continuing.
www.eldrbarry.net /roos/eest.htm   (1555 words)

 Technorati Tag: storytelling   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Storytelling Sets For Flannel Boards Energize your storytelling time with our flannel board figure sets.
Learn Storytelling Skills Online StoryDynamics.com is an educational resource for the art of storytelling.
New Book - Atlantis - Great Storytelling “The Atlanteans” weaves a story of intrigue and suspense, as two Harvard grads, a lawyer and a doctor, go on the adventure of a lifetime.
technorati.com /tag/storytelling   (560 words)

 Storytelling Info - Encyclopedia WikiWhat.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Storytelling is one of the oldest arts of human beings.
Stories of wise men are well known, such as Solomon and Nasreddin Hoja.
Modern storytellers may be actors, singers, and comedians.
www.wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/s/st/storytelling.html   (197 words)

We've assembled a resource guide for business leaders, consultants, educators, marketers, storytellers, artists, activists, students, and anyone else eager to apply story in the world of work.
It will be facilitated by Seth Kahan and the topic will be "The Social Construction of the Storytelling Community".
Everyone we talked to agreed that it delivered on its promise to be "the world's premier organizational storytelling event".
www.storyatwork.com   (684 words)

 languagehat.com: STORYTELLING.
A lively NY Times story by Marlise Simons, "Keeping a Moroccan Tradition Alive, One Tale at a Time," describes the ancient Arab storytelling tradition still hanging on in Jemaa el Fna, the main square of Marrakesh.
Goytisolo has been the driving force behind a movement to protect the square, which he calls a "great and rich cultural space, that is in danger of being drowned by commerce, by the pressure to develop." The group has in recent years managed to block projects like a tall glass tower and an underground garage.
I love listening to storytellers in the square, even when they speak in Tachelheit or Tamazight.
www.languagehat.com /archives/002289.php   (845 words)

 Amazon.com: Storytelling: Music: Belle & Sebastian   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Storytelling is a more consistent beast than the last couple of B&S albums; the discipline of writing (vaguely) to order seems to have made the band perversely less uptight.
Best of all, there's "Storytelling" itself, in which Sarah Martin pursues the issues of authorial responsibility tackled by Solondz in the movie.
I have been reasonably pleased with their last 2 singles, and was eagerly awaiting storytelling (I ordered it in october of last year and have been breathlessly awaiting it).
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00005OM56?v=glance   (1872 words)

 Open Directory - Arts: Performing Arts: Storytelling   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
STORYTELL Discussion List - Mailing list hosted by the School of Library and Information Studies at Texas Women's University.
The Storyteller and the Listener E-Magazine - E-magazine publishes two guest essays a month on storytelling in the local community for the purposes of peacemaking, healing, reconciliation and bridge building.
Storytelling Webring - Hub for links to storytelling events, resources, and organizations.
dmoz.org /Arts/Performing_Arts/Storytelling   (458 words)

 storytelling power ... use the power of storytelling at home, at work and in your community
It depends on the time, the place, and the audience, but sometimes when you as the storyteller are ready to start telling, the audience is still in the process of getting settled and in the mood.
The International Storytelling Center is the organization that has been instrumental in the rebirth and resurgence of storytelling.
There is a streaming storytelling link to give visitors a chance to hear some stories and also a link to the Vedic Storytelling Institute.
www.creativekeys.net /StorytellingPower/sphome.html   (1142 words)

I have been preparing for the National Storytelling Conference in Denver, and I received an e-mail from a woman who has been telling all year at her local schools and events, and even giving workshops at other storytelling conferences.
And, yet, she expressed anxiety about telling in front of other storytellers...
When two storytellers successfully perform a story together, the audience is in for a special treat.
www.suite101.com /welcome.cfm/storytelling   (346 words)

 ProTeacher! Storytelling lesson plans for elementary school teachers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Storytelling Activities and Lesson Ideas - A collection of storytelling activities.
Storytelling - Flannelboard - Designed for younger students, in this lesson the teacher acts as storyteller and uses a flannelboard to show the plots progression.
Storytelling With Artists - Working in groups, students learn and tell a story orally.
www.proteacher.com /070163.shtml   (391 words)

he Master of Arts in Storytelling is one of a select few fully accredited graduate programs in Professional and Applied Storytelling in the United States.
Located in Johnson City, Tennessee, on the edge of the Blue Ridge Mountains, ETSU is a regional university in the heart of traditional storytelling country.
Students in the ETSU Storytelling Program may concentrate on performance skills for the sake of their present or intended professional storytelling career, or they may focus on aspects of applied storytelling, to enhance their roles as teachers, ministers, counselors, community workers, corporate trainers, healers, parents, grandparents, or any combination thereof.
www.etsu.edu /stories   (171 words)

 African Storytelling
Everyone in most traditional African societies participate in formal and informal storytelling as interactive oral performance—such participation is an essential part of traditional African communal life, and basic training in a particular culture’s oral arts and skills is an essential part of children’s traditional indigenous education on their way to initiation into full humanness.
the storyteller "calls" out the story in lines; the audience or chorus "responds" at regular intervals to the storyteller’s "calls" with a "sala" (the chorus’ response).
Achebe discusses the African storyteller as griot in this interview: "the role of the writer, the modern writer, is closer to that of the griot, the historian and poet, than any other practitioner of the arts" (18).
web.cocc.edu /cagatucci/classes/hum211/afrstory.htm   (3241 words)

 Storytelling Magazine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Storytelling Magazine is published bimonthly by National Storytelling Network and is available at no charge to NSN Members.
Requests for information and communications regarding membership, single copies, changes of address, advertising and permission to reprint should be addressed to: nsn@storynet.org or National Storytelling Network, 132 Boone Street, Suite 5, Jonesborough, TN 37659; 1-800-525-4514; fax: 423-753-9331.
To learn more about becoming a member of the National Storytelling Network, click here.
www.storynet.org /Magazine/mag.htm   (101 words)

 Tim Sheppard's Storytelling Resources for Storytellers: Links
"Brother Blue is a storyteller of some fame, a jazz-riffing peacock of a performer, a first class wordconjuror..." This article gives a real sense of the depth and profundity of storytelling, and it gives away the secret of all secrets, which lies at the heart of all good storytelling.
This long and in-depth article is a serious but accessible study of the storytelling trance, full of history, anecdote and inquiry (with a long list of references, for those who may want to use this to persuade the scientific of the value of storytelling).
Storytelling and epic-singing only get a few mentions directly, but of course many folk traditions are performances of the old stories in some way.
www.timsheppard.co.uk /story/tellinglinks.html#NarrativeTherapy   (14409 words)

 Storytelling: The Art Form Of Painting Pictures With Your Tongue   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Storytelling is the most powerful activity we can engage in to empower communities, because storytelling is how new empowering ideas are shared.
I heard a Wampanoag Nation Storyteller named Manitonquat (which means Medicine Story, or Healing Story), at a presentation he made to the Connecticut Storytelling Association conference in New London, CT. I had taken my daughter- she was as fascinated by the stories he told as I was.
All good storytellers of the past ran a "movie of the mind" in front of them, of the story, and described what was happening as it ran.
www.hollowtop.com /Articles/storytelling.htm   (16205 words)

 Storytelling | eThemes | eMINTS
Explore the roles of storytelling from different perspectives such as a scientist, a film maker, and an organization.
The official site of the National Storytelling Network gives information on storytelling and storytelling resources, the National Festival, producing a Tellabration, storytelling links, and more.
This site was developed by students and includes information about stories to tell, holding a storytelling Festival, and tips to be a better storyteller as well as a listener.
www.emints.org /ethemes/resources/S00001569.shtml   (398 words)

 The Jonesborough Storytellers Guild
Members of the Jonesborough Storytellers Guild are professional, semi-professional, part-time or hobbyist tellers of tales, singers of songs, workers of magic or just honest liars with some full-time listeners scattered amongst us for balance.
The Storytelling Ring allows you to visit other sites on the Internet that are dedicated to the art of storytelling.
Each is connected to the others in a circle, allowing you to go from one to the other and finally back to the first by simply pressing the next button on each site.
www.storytellersguild.org   (187 words)

 Tim Sheppard's Storytelling Resources for Storytellers
The FAQ is the internet's first port of call for information, contacts, and general orientation on the whole subject of storytelling.
Here is a major booklist of over 70 titles, each annotated with comments, often from several different storytellers, to give a reliable guide to which books will suit you.
The page is a companion to the Traditional Storytelling page, which is now updated to cover over twenty countries.
www.timsheppard.co.uk /story   (706 words)

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Steve Denning consults and gives workshops and keynote presentations on topics that include: leadership, innovation, organizational storytelling, business storytelling, springboard storytelling, knowledge management, branding, marketing, values, communication, communities of practice, business performance, collective intelligence, tacit knowledge, business collaboration, knowledge, learning, community, performance improvement, visionary leadership, social potential, institutional community building, and internal communications.
www.stevedenning.com /learn.htm#GetMyNewsletter   (235 words)

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