DIGC330 Week Four: Digital Storytelling, Development and Modernity

Welcome to Week 4 of DIGC330 for 2014.

This week Sukhmani has nominated a couple of background readings relevant to the case study on digital storytelling in the lecture time.

Tacchi, Jo A. (2009) ‘Finding a voice : digital storytelling as participatory development in Southeast Asia’. In Hartley, John & McWilliam, Kelly (Eds.) Story circle : digital storytelling around the world. Wiley-Blackwell.

Russo, A., & Watkins, J. (2005, December 31). Digital Cultural Communication: Enabling newmedia and co- creation in Asia. International Journal of Education and Development using ICT [Online], 1(4). Available: http://ijedict.dec.uwi.edu/viewarticle.php?id=107.

Week 4 Power Point slides – DIGC330_Week4

Students will be blogging on their independent research projects this week and using some of lab time to plan and schedule the group project research and production for the following six weeks.

Individual Blogging Task for Week 4

  • Pick a group that is ‘peripheral’ in some sense in an Asian or Asian diasporic research site of your choice.
  • What kinds of digital media do they use to give voice to their own demands and stories?
  • What is your experience of viewing/hearing these stories?

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