The content of these modules was developed at Iowa State University by Laura Bestler who works for the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) at Iowa State University as the Program Coordinator for Special Initiatives.
Photovoice, originally developed as a qualitative research method, can serve as an effective online teaching and learning strategy. Photovoice blends visual elements and written reflections to respond to meaningful questions in order to identify actionable solutions. Implementing Photovoice effectively can enhance student interactions by sparking thoughtful, authentic conversations that help students apply course content to their personal experiences.
"Is storytelling an art form that can enhance our presentation and assessment methods? Or is storytelling a competency that can be informed by course design? In this module, we will look at elements and applications of storytelling in nursing education and discuss ways that storytelling can improve our ability to engage students in quality learning experiences.