Story Culture Framework: A Cross Cultural Study

Manohar, Arthi (2018) Story Culture Framework: A Cross Cultural Study. In: IndiaHCI2018, 16 - 18 December 2018, Bangalore, India.

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Abstract

Digital storytelling has emerged as a powerful tool to engage with communities in the last few years. However, little attention has been paid for the challenges and failures faced around using digital storytelling as a tool. The paper talks about digital storytelling as a participatory method explored within three culturally different transforming communities. The key finding in the study is revealing the importance of the preliminary activities that helped design the innovative methods. In this paper the author assesses how the participatory research methods, such as story interviews, digital storytelling workshops and story kits, helped to gather participants’ personal experiences within the three chosen communities. The study proposes story culture framework a technique to explore cross cultural communities using stories as its principal focus. The author concludes by highlighting challenges for HCI researchers working with digital technologies and cross cultural communities.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: W200 Design studies
Department: Faculties > Arts, Design and Social Sciences > Design
Depositing User: Arthi Manohar
Date Deposited: 06 Dec 2018 10:12
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2019 11:05
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/36435

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