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Story Circle. Digital Storytelling Around the World. Edition No. 1

  • ID: 5227940
  • Book
  • April 2009
  • Region: Global
  • 330 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Story Circle is the first collection ever devoted to a comprehensive international study of the digital storytelling movement, exploring subjects of central importance on the emergent and ever-shifting digital landscape.
  • Covers consumer-generated content, memory grids, the digital storytelling youth movement, participatory public history, audience reception, videoblogging and microdocumentary
  • Pinpoints who is telling what stories where, on what terms, and what they look and sound like
  • Explores the boundaries of digital storytelling from China and Brazil to Western Europe and Australia
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List of Figures

List of Tables


Notes on Contributors

Part I: What is Digital Storytelling?

1. Computational Power Meets Human Contact: John Hartley (Queensland University of Technology) and Kelly McWilliam (Queensland University of Technology)

2. TV Stories: From Representation to Productivity: John Hartley (Queensland University of Technology)

3. The Global Diffusion of a Community Media Practice: Digital Storytelling Online: Kelly McWilliam (Queensland University of Technology)

Part II: Foundational Practices

4. Where It All Started: The Center for Digital Storytelling in California: Joe Lambert (Center for Digital Storytelling, Berkeley, California)

5. "Capture Wales": The BBC Digital Storytelling Project: Daniel Meadows (University of Cardiff) and Jenny Kidd (University of Manchester)

6. Digital Storytelling at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image: Helen Simondson (Australian Centre for the Moving Image)

7. Radio Storytelling and Beyond: Marie Crook (freelance consultant))

Part III: Digital Storytelling Around the World

8. Narrating Euro-African Life in Digital Space: Sissy Helff (University of Frankfurt) and Julie Woletz (University of Frankfurt)

9. Developing Digital Storytelling in Brazil: Margaret Anne Clarke (University of Porstmouth)

10. Digital Storytelling as Participatory Public History in Australia: Jean Burgess (Queensland University of Technology) and Helen Klaebe (Queensland University of Technology)

11. Finding a Voice: Participatory Development in Southeast Asia: Jo Tacchi (Queensland University of Technology)

12. The Matrices of Digital Storytelling: Examples from Scandinavia: Knut Lundby (University of Oslo)

13. Digital Storytelling in Belgium: Power and Participation: Nico Carpentier (Free University of Brussels and Catholic University of Brussels)

14. Exploring Self-representations in Wales and London: Tension in the Text: Nancy Thumim (London School of Economics and Political Science)

Part IV: Emergent Practices

15. Digital Storytelling as Play: The Tale of Tales: Maria Chatzichristodoulou (University of London)

16. Commercialization and Digital Storytelling in China: Wu Qiongli (company director)

17. Digital Storytelling with Youth: Whose Agenda Is It?: Lora Taub-Pervizpour (Muhlenberg College)

18. Digital Storytelling in Education: An Emerging Institutional Technology?: Patrick Lowenthal (Regis University)

19. Digital Storytelling in Organizations: Syntax and Skills: Lisa Dush (Massachusetts University of Technology)

20. Beyond Individual Expression: Working with Cultural Institutions: Jerry Watkins (Swinburne University of Technology) and Angelina Russo (Swinburne University of Technology)



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John Hartley Queensland University of Technology, Australia.

Kelly McWilliam Queensland University of Technology, Australia.
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