Digital Story – Week 8

John O’Hurley:  Explains why Seinfeld was so good at Story Telling…

My Critique

I chose these traits in my Rubric because you must possess these traits to be successful in telling a Digital Story.


Digital Story evaluation: 10 points each
Digital Craftsmanship Command of the media? Was the use of media appropriate, supportive of the story, balanced and well considered? John O’Hurley interview was interesting and well crafted. John is an accomplished artist and has spend his life telling stories with different media. The interview was appropriate, balanced was engaging.

Points: 10

Audience Engagement How well did the story capture and keep audience engagement? Was the level of interactivity appropriate to the story being told.  

High School students that previewed this short clip were too young to remember Seinfeld and the impact it had on society.   The students were engaged and learned that story telling is an art form that can told using a variety of different media.


Points: 10

Originality, voice, creativity How creative was the production? Did the presentation exhibit an original sense of voice and a fresh perspective?  

The video interview was basically kind of plain, but the presentation was well made and John O’Hurley was interesting.

Points 10


This was a fun and engaging interview that expanded the idea of what Story Telling is and the variety of medias that are available. John O’Hurley reminds the listeners that to become good at story telling, it can take a life-time of handwork.

Final score 30/30. I highly recommend this video to any teacher who would like to share with the students the variety of ways that a Story can be told. 

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