ICT0423 - Our Story, Our Choice: Digital Storytelling for Critical Thinking (2 & 3 August 2018).

  • Critical thinking is a key component of 21st century competencies. It is essential to the big idea of value-based choice in Character and Citizenship Education (CCE).  This hands-on workshop allows participants to experience how students may develop critical thinking through a knowledge forensics digital storytelling approach. The workshop engages participants to play the role of knowledge forensic scientists on relevant core values and go through a process of collecting and reviewing claims - verifying claims and justifications - exploring dilemmas, alternative views and possibilities - reporting personal views in their collective design of a digital story. The workshop also familiarizes participants with relevant design principles, which will inform them in designing process-based CCE learning. At the end of the workshop, participants will gain an understanding of how they may leverage the process-based knowledge forensics digital storytelling approach for critical thinking development.

    1. Develop an understanding of :
    2. a. what knowledge forensics digital storytelling is

      b. how to enact it in classroom

      c. what are the relevant design principles

      d. how to facilitate KFDS in their respective classrooms

    3. Collectively produce a digital story based on their knowledge forensics investigation of the selected topic
    1. Concept and practice of knowledge forensics digital storytelling
    2. Activities of knowledge forensics digital storytelling: story ideation, story sketching, story production, grand viewing (note: these activities are integrated with knowledge forensic discussion on various views, assumptions, justification, possible dilemmas, alternative perspectives and possibilities)
    3. Design principles of knowledge forensics digital storytelling
  • All Teachers

  • NIL
  • Date : 2 & 3 August 2018
    Time : 9.30am to 5.30pm (2 August 2018)
      2.30pm to 5.30pm (3 August 2018)
    Venue : National Institute of Education

    Note: NIE reserves the right to change or cancel the course due to unforeseen circumstances.

    • MOE Participants - $108.00 (incl. 7% GST & $1 Copyright Fee).
    • Non-MOE Participants - $589.50 (incl. 7% GST & $1 Copyright Fee)
  • 5 July 2018
    Applicants will be notified of the results of their applications via e-mail.

  • E-Register here.

    *All information will be kept confidential and used for internal administration only.

  • Please read the instructions below carefully before completing the application form.

    Upon confirmation, payment is required for all courses. Payment should only be made after the course placement letter has been sent to participants to confirm the application. Cancellations/withdrawals are not allowed. However, a replacement may be sent to attend the same course.

    Payment through GIRO/IFAAS

    NIE will proceed to invoice the respective schools, and they can make payment through GIRO or IFAAS. The amount payable should be credited into the NIE bank account number 518-041272-001.

    Payment by Cheque

    Please submit the cheque together with the application form. Cheque should be made payable to “National Institute of Education” and participant(s)’ name and course(s) clearly indicated on the reverse of the cheque.

    Please mail to: Office of Graduate Studies
    and Professional Learning
    National Institute of Education
    1 Nanyang Walk, S(637616 )
    Attn: Ms Nadia Kamal


    NIE will acknowledge receipt of the application form through email within one week. The course placement letter will be emailed to applicants who have been successfully placed in a course and upon course confirmation.


    Please note that NIE reserves the right to replace an instructor for a course if the lecturer is unable to teach the course due to unforeseen circumstances. No refund of the course fee will be made to participants.

  • Ms Nadia Kamal
    Tel: 6790 3787
    (for enquiries on course administration)