"Storytelling for Teaching and Learning:
A 3-day Workshop"
Dates: Tues 10, Wed 11, Thurs 12 July 2018.
Timing: 9:30am-4pm daily.
Tea would be provided.
This workshop is designed for all adults who are interested in the teaching-and learning-process.
Workshop fee: Rs 4,000.
Workshop Location: 14, Second Ave, Harrington Road, Chetpet, Chennai.
Directions: On Harrington Road, turn at "French Loaf"
onto Second Ave. No 14 is near the end of Second Ave
on one's right.
Workshop Facilitator: Dr Eric Miller (please see below).
These 4 writings by Dr Eric mention much of what would be explored in this 3-day Workshop --
The Workshop would involve:
1) Training people regarding ways of finding and creating stories to teach various subjects.
2) Coaching people to improve their own storytelling abilities.
3) Coaching people to help their students improve their (the students') storytelling abilities.
Storytelling is a form of Public Speaking that may also at times involve Acting (when one speaks and moves as characters).
Storytelling can be done for a number of reasons, including to develop peoples'
1) Expressive abilities and communication skills.
2) Logical and creative thinking abilities.
Dr Eric Miller (PhD in Folklore),
Director, World Storytelling Institute,
Dr Eric's CV is here,
and his Life Narrative is here.
Links to approx 65 of Dr Eric's writings -- mostly under the headings, "Tamil Nadu", "Storytelling", "Storytelling Therapy", and "Videoconferencing" -- can be found at his personal website,
Links to 13 of Dr Eric's writings concerning Storytelling in relation to Language Acquisition, Teaching-and-learning, and Personality Development are here.
To get a sense of Dr Eric's teaching/training style, one could glance at some of the 18 recordings of videoconferences he has co-facilitated. Links to these
recordings are here.
One recommended place to stay is
New Woodlands Hotel is a 10-minute drive to/from Marina Beach, making morning and evening strolls beside the ocean convenient.
The Workshop location is a 25-minute drive from New Woodlands Hotel.
For additional info about the Workshop,
and to Register: