Stories are a kind of narration from the past to the present. However, today's technological developments have started to digitize stories. As a result, a new genre called digital story and digital storytelling, which is a form of narration, emerged. Digital storytelling, which is becoming widespread in the world day by day, is used in different age groups and various educational levels. Digital storytelling is a technique that can be used in teaching Turkish as a foreign language. The aim of this study is to present theoretical information about the use of digital stories within the framework of teaching Turkish as a foreign language. In this context, primarily digital story, genres and digital storytelling were introduced, the fundamentals and stages of digital storytelling were described, then the tools and software used for digital storytelling were presented. In addition, the reflections of digital storytelling on education and then on foreign language learning and teaching were explained. Finally, some obstacles affecting digital narrative have been highlighted.
Digital story, digital storytelling, teaching Turkish as a foreign language