Book Chapter

Digital storytelling: Designing, developing and delivering with diverse communities

H Davis, J Waycott, M Schleser, Satu Miettinen, Melanie Sarantou

Managing Complexity and Creating Innovation through Design | Taylor & Francis | Published : 2019

Abstract

Digital storytelling – a method used to create short audio-visual narratives that describe personal experiences – has been embraced by researchers and community workers as a means of enabling members of marginalised communities to share life experiences. Co-design is an important element of this approach. Digital storytelling functions as a narrative framework and research method to create compelling personal narratives. This approach has been popular in health and community advocacy work since the 1990s, but in recent years, the advent of the smartphone and social media has made it possible for people from all walks of life to create their own visual narratives and share these widely with a..

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