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Digital storytelling around the world

Hartley, John (2010) Digital storytelling around the world. In 27th National Informatics Conference, September 22-23, 2010, Ankara, Turkey. (Unpublished)

Abstract

‘Digital storytelling’ is a workshop-based practice in which ‘ordinary’ people are taught to use digital media to create short audio-video stories, usually about their own lives.

The idea is that this puts the universal human delight in narrative and self expression into the hands of everyone in the digital age; and potentially brings individual experience, ideas, creativity and imagination to the attention of the whole world. It gives a voice to the myriad tales of everyday life as experienced by ordinary people in their own terms. Despite its use of the latest technologies, its purpose is simple and human.

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ID Code: 39546
Item Type: Conference Item (Presentation)
Keywords: digital storytelling, Changing technologies , production, consumption, consumer demographics
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA STUDIES (200100)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2010 please consult the author
Deposited On: 20 Jan 2011 13:45
Last Modified: 20 Jan 2011 16:13

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