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Place and Space

Introduction

Digital storytelling brings together the use of language and the digital environment to enhance narrative, convey particular elements of a narrative, or to expand the narrative into new venues. This is to say, digital storytelling (re)produces place and space through a digital medium by explicitly linking language to various types of media—as Marshall McLuhan is famous for saying: “the message is in the medium.” We have chosen to include a section on digital storytelling because this is not a practice used solely by authors of fiction, but can be employed by educators and presenters of all types (many TED talks could be considered a form of digital storytelling; including these TEDx talks on digital storytelling:

https://youtu.be/jA2cTZK9hzw

Below you will find resources for developing digital storytelling for numerous uses and professions.

Books