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Stories can change the world.

 

Learn from world-class National Geographic photographers, videographers, and visual designers in a series of Storytelling for Impact online courses in partnership with Adobe on how to use compelling photography, video, graphics, and audio to tell stories in the most impactful ways to affect change. 

 

Offered for both educators and youth ages 16–25, these short, free, self-paced online courses are designed to guide learners to visualize and communicate powerful stories that inspire action. 

The first release of the series is storytelling through photography. Interested in receiving notifications for the release of the next course in this series? Sign up below. 

Ready to harness the power of storytelling?


Storytelling for Impact

Online Courses for Educators

Help your students craft their stories for powerful change. Sign up below to bring storytelling to your classroom.

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For Educators

Storytelling for Impact in Your Classroom: Photography

Engage your students in photographic storytelling as they explore, learn, and communicate their ideas in ways that inspire action. In this self-paced online course, National Geographic provides you with a deep understanding of photographic storytelling, and the value of photography as an instructional tool in your classroom.


Storytelling for Impact

Online Courses for #GenGeo

#GenGeo is a global community of young people who are helping to shape the conversation, drive progress, and seek solutions to help protect our planet. Learn more about #GenGeo and register below for the #GenGeo Storytelling for Impact: Photography course to learn how to craft a story for powerful change.

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For Ages 16–25

#GenGeo Storytelling for Impact: Photography

A photographic story can change the way viewers think, feel, and act. They can bring viewers to new places, introduce them to new people, and create empathy for the planet and those who live on it. In this self-paced online course, National Geographic photographers will introduce you to the power of photography and guide you in creating your own story.

From Top: Photographs by Ryan Hill, National Geographic; Mark Thiessen, National Geographic Photo Camp; and Melanie Grant, National Geographic Photo Camp