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Title: Situating digital storytelling within African communities
Authors: Reitmaier, T
Bidwell, NJ
Marsdena, G
Keywords: Digital storytelling
Rural African communities
Mobile devices
Cross-cultural
Oral knowledge
Ethnography
Issue Date: Sep-2011
Publisher: Elsevier
Citation: reitmaier, T, Bidwell, NJ and Marsdena, G. 2011. Situating digital storytelling within African communities. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, vol. 69(10), pp 658-668
Series/Report no.: Workflow;6955
Abstract: The authors reflect on the methods, activities and perspectives we used to situate digital storytelling in two rural African communities in South Africa and Kenya. They demonstrate how in-depth ethnography in a village in the Eastern Cape of South Africa and a design workshop involving participants from that village allowed them to design a prototype mobile digital storytelling system suited to the needs of rural, oral users. By leveraging their prototype as a probe and observing villagers using it in two villages in South Africa and Kenya, they uncovered implications for situating digital storytelling within those communities. Finally, they distil observations relevant to localizing storytelling and their implications for transferring design into a different community.
Description: Copyright: 2011 Elsevier. This is the accepted vesion of the work. The definitive version is published in International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, vol. 69(10), pp 658-668
URI: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1071581910001655
http://hdl.handle.net/10204/5653
ISSN: 1071-5819
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