Reading for Week 3: media, convergence, storytelling

An overview of “convergence culture” by Henry Jenkins (former Founder/Director of Comparative Media Studies at MIT, now Professor of Communication, Journalism, and Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California): http://www.henryjenkins.org/2006/06/welcome_to_convergence_culture.html

An overview at SocialText of “participatory media”: http://www.socialtext.net/medialiteracy/index.cgi?participatory_media_education_resources

Online slideshows and overviews of social media from the University of Leeds e-learning: http://escelearn.wordpress.com/

Danah Boyd: Keynote from SXSW 2010: ‘Making Sense of Privacy and Publicity’ http://www.danah.org/papers/talks/2010/SXSW2010.html

Tips for writing on the web:

Writing for the web: http://www.newsline.umd.edu/italy/writing.htm

Digital Storytelling links and resources:

  • The Australian Centre for the Moving Image runs a digital storytelling program, engaging people from diverse communities across the nation
  • Digital Storytelling resources by teacher and practitioner Brenda Dyck
  • The Centre for Digital Storytelling is an international not-for-profit organisation dedicated to digital storytelling, based in California
  • Blog by Martin Jenkins about the various uses (educational, creative etc) for digital storytelling
  • Blog post by New York-native Zachary Adam Cohen who works as a social media consultant to the restaurant and hospitality industry in Manhattan


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~ by eugerino on March 21, 2010.

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