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Date: June 24 2013 9:00am - June 28 2013 5:00pm

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How can teachers, counselors, and others tell stories from their work by combining word, image, and tune?

This workshop is a studio experience to assist participants in designing and producing a three- to five-minute digital story that joins narrative, images, and music. Participants craft and record first-person narratives; collect still images, video, and music to deepen the narrative; and follow a process through peer response and instructor support to edit their stories.

This course is part of the Documentary Studies Certificate program. 

Northwest Writing Institute (NWI) classes are offered to teachers, counselors, parents, veterans, and all community members interested in the power of stories to help us understand and practice human connections for the good of all.

Past participants are saying…

“Fabulous class. I would take it again!”

“Documentary studies are an incredibly worthwhile program. I feel fortunate that I have found my way here.”

“Kim did an incredible job of building a comfortable, supportive, and safe environment for us to work in.” 

“I most valued the humble and deeply skilled instruction— Kim brought out our best.”

Course Details & Registration

Dates: Monday-Friday, June 24-28, 2013

Times: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Instructor: Kim Stafford, Ph.D.

Degree-applicable credit: WCM 531, LA 536, 2 semester hours, $1608

  • If you are a current Lewis & Clark graduate student, please register through WebAdvisor. Non-Lewis & Clark students seeking degree-applicable credit, please complete the Special Student Registration form (PDF)

Continuing education credit: CELA 831, 2 semester hours, $700

Register now for continuing education credit (PDF)

Noncredit/CEU: 30 hours, $500

Register now for Noncredit/CEUs

  • To ensure your place and to avoid cancellation due to insufficient enrollment, please register no later than two weeks before your course or workshop is scheduled to begin. 

About the Instructor

Kim Stafford is the founding director of the Northwest Writing Institute at Lewis & Clark College, and the author of a dozen books of poetry and prose, including 100 Tricks Every Boy Can Do: How My Brother Disappeared (a memoir), and The Muses Among Us: Eloquent Listening and Other Pleasures of the Writer’s Craft (a book about writing and teaching). He approaches writing as a chance to compose stores we have carried into poems, essays, radio commentaries, blessings, rants, parables, and other forms of “tikkun olam,” the healing of the world.

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