Exploring digital stories as research in higher education

AUSTEN, Liz, JONES, Megan and WAWERA, Anna-Sophia (2018). Exploring digital stories as research in higher education. Social Research Practice - SRA Journal, 7, 271-34.

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Abstract

The use of digital storytelling (DST) as a research methodology is gaining momentum. This approach is described as a visual methodology which can be positioned as a form of narrative inquiry and an alternative to an interview. This article explores the use of DST to capture student voices within higher education by outlining recent literature in this area and implications for researchers. It concludes by suggesting that there is significant room for more discussion of how digital storytelling can be used as a method of research to gather the feedback and voices of students. The implications for future researchers concern the complexity of both the method and the analysis, alongside the need for stringent ethical practices concerning the use of images and the potential impact of the storytelling on the research participant.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Student Engagement, Evaluation and Research
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SWORD Depositor: Symplectic Elements
Depositing User: Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited: 21 Dec 2018 11:25
Last Modified: 07 Aug 2019 09:08
URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/23345

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