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  • Download Digital Storytelling: Capturing Lives, Creating Community by Joe Lambert PDF

    By Joe Lambert

    Listen deeply. inform stories. This is the mantra of the heart for electronic Storytelling (CDS) in Berkeley California, which, considering that 1998 has labored with approximately 1,000 agencies worldwide and proficient greater than 15,000 humans within the artwork of electronic storytelling.


    In this revised and up to date variation of the CDS's renowned advisor to electronic storytelling, co-founder Joe Lambert info the historical past and strategies of electronic storytelling practices. Using a "7 Steps" approach, Lambert is helping storytellers determine the basics of dynamic electronic storytelling--from seeing the tale, assembling it, and sharing it. As within the final version, readers of the fourth version also will locate new explorations of the purposes of electronic storytelling and up to date appendices that offer assets for budding electronic storytellers, together with information regarding earlier and current CDS-affiliated tasks and place-based storytelling, a narrative-based method of realizing adventure and panorama. A significant other web site extra brings the full storytelling method to life.


    Over the years, the CDS's paintings has reworked the way in which that group activists, educators, health and wellbeing and human companies corporations, enterprise pros, and artists take into consideration tale, media, tradition, and the facility of private voice in growing switch. in case you yearn to inform multimedia tales, Digital Storytelling is where to begin.

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  • Download International Journalism and Democracy: Civic Engagement by Angela Romano PDF

    By Angela Romano

    This ebook examines various types from worldwide of ways journalism can aid deliberation — the tactics during which societies realize and talk about the problems that have an effect on them, appraise the capability responses, and make judgements approximately even if and the way to do so. Authors from around the globe establish the categories of journalism that will most sensible help or perhaps force deliberative task in several cultural and political contexts. Case reviews from 15 international locations highlight varied ways to deliberative journalism, together with concepts which were occasionally been classified as public or civic journalism, peace journalism, improvement journalism, citizen journalism, the road press, neighborhood journalism, social entrepreneurism, or different names. all of the methods which are defined supply a particular strength to aid deliberative democracy, however the booklet doesn't current any of those types or case reports as examples of express luck. fairly, it explores various parts of the character, strengths, obstacles and demanding situations of every procedure, in addition to concerns affecting their longer-term sustainability and effectiveness.

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  • Download The Language and Style of Film Criticism by Andrew Klevan,Alex Clayton PDF

    By Andrew Klevan,Alex Clayton

    The Language and magnificence of movie Criticism brings jointly unique essays from a world variety of teachers and movie critics highlighting the achievements, complexities and capability of movie criticism.



    In fresh years, not like the theoretical, historic and cultural research of movie, movie feedback has been rather marginalised, in particular in the academy. This e-book highlights the uniqueness of movie feedback and addresses ways that it may well take a extra principal position in the academy and strengthen in dynamic methods outdoors it.



    The Language and magnificence of movie Criticism is vital examining for lecturers, academics, scholars and reporters who desire to comprehend and relish the language and magnificence of movie criticism.

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  • Download Medien-Frames und ihre Entstehung (German Edition) by Matthias Potthoff PDF

    By Matthias Potthoff

    Medien-Frames sind Muster von Aussagen, die in medialen Diskursprodukten wiederholt gemeinsam auftreten. Ihnen wird die Eigenschaft zugesprochen, eine bestimmte Sichtweise zu dem behandelten Thema nahezulegen und Rezipientenmeinungen zu beeinflussen. Matthias Potthoff thematisiert, welche Faktoren einen Einfluss auf die Entstehung von Medien-Frames haben. Dazu präsentiert er ein Modell, das Einflussfaktoren auf Personen-, agencies- und Länderebene sowie durch Ereignisse entstehende Einflüsse umfasst. Abschließend demonstriert der Autor den Nutzen dieses Modells anhand einer empirischen Fallstudie zum EU-Beitritt der Türkei.
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  • Download Social Media in Disaster Response: How Experience Architects by Liza Potts PDF

    By Liza Potts


    Social Media in catastrophe Response

     focuses on how rising social internet instruments supply researchers and practitioners with new possibilities to handle catastrophe verbal exchange and data layout for participatory cultures.

    This ebook provides the result of a large-scale sociotechnical usability learn on main issue conversation within the vernacular with regards to fresh usual and human-made difficulty; this can be an research of how social net purposes are remodeled, by way of members, right into a severe info infrastructure in moments of crisis.

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  • Download Heikle Fragen in Interviews: Eine Validierung der Randomized by Felix Wolter PDF

    By Felix Wolter

    Felix Wolter untersucht die Problematik sogenannter heikler Fragen in Survey-Interviews und damit ein Thema, das die Surveymethodologie seit den 1930er Jahren beschäftigt. Konkret geht es um die „Randomized Response-Technik“ (RRT), einen innovativen Vorschlag zur Vermeidung von Antwortverzerrungen bei sensiblen Fragen. Der textual content gibt im ersten Teil einen Überblick über den aktuellen Forschungsstand zum Thema heikle Fragen sowie der RRT und erörtert handlungstheoretische Erklärungsangebote zur Erklärung des Befragtenverhaltens. Im zweiten Teil präsentiert der Autor empirische Analysen einer experimentellen Validierungsstudie, in der die Antworten von Befragten auf heikle Fragen mit extern validierten wahren Werten verglichen werden. Dabei ist vor allem die Frage entscheidend, wie intestine die RRT im Vergleich zur konventionellen, direkten Befragung im Interview abschneidet.

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  • Download The Public Opinion Process: How the People Speak (Routledge by Irving Crespi PDF

    By Irving Crespi

    what's public opinion? How will we top research it?

    This paintings offers a "process version" that solutions those questions by means of defining public opinion in a manner that still identifies an method of learning it. The version serves as a framework into which the findings of empirical study are built-in, generating a finished knowing of public opinion that encompasses the congeries of middle-range theories that experience emerged from empirical learn. The 3-dimensional approach model--and how it is explicated--satisfies the varied and infrequently divergent wishes and pursuits of political scientists, sociologists, social psychologists, and conversation experts who learn public opinion. this can be completed by means of in actual fact differentiating and interrelating the next:
    * person opinions--the judgmental results of a strategy within which attitudinal systems--comprised of ideals, values/interests, and feelings--function as intervening variables that direct and constitution perceptions of public matters;
    * collective opinions--the results of verbal exchange from which mutual expertise emerges and that combine separate person reviews right into a major social strength; and
    * political roles of collective and person opinions--the results of the level to which collective and person reviews have completed legitimacy because the foundation for governing a humans.

    do not USE THIS PARAGRAPH FOR basic CATALOGS... each one size of the version has its corresponding subprocess: transactions among participants and their environments, communications between contributors and collectives, and political legitimation of public opinion. because the procedure version is -- via definition -- interactional, not one of the 3 dimensions has theoretical or sequential precedence over the others. rather than treating the mental, political, and sociological elements of public opinion as separate levels of an unidirectional method, the 3 elements are modeled as dimensions of a posh, ongoing process in non-stop interplay with one another. This conceptualization satisfies the necessity for a very interdisciplinary idea in that it calls for that every measurement be studied by way of its defining sub-process. It additionally avoids the dual blunders of reductionism and reification within the learn of public opinion.
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  • Download Creativity for Christians: How to Tell Your Story and by Felicia Howard,Sheilah Vance PDF

    By Felicia Howard,Sheilah Vance

    we're made overcomers via the blood of the lamb and the observe of our testimony. (Rev. 12:11.) every body has a narrative to inform. tips on how to inform yours. Creativity for Christians is designed for use by means of participants or church buildings as a transformative and bonding event. the 1st 1/2 Creativity for Christians is a writing workshop, instructing the reader tips on how to write her own testimony and tale of overcoming via a sequence of writing routines and writing recommendation. the second one 1/2 the publication includes tales written through contributors of the authors church who participated within the workshops. Their own tales of overcoming every kind of events will advance and inspire readers via displaying them what God can do. The reader also will see that sharing tales, no matter if simply with their fellow parishioners in a church vast or church crew venture, will carry them nearer jointly and boost them as a church.
    Contributing Authors: Ernest L. Asbury, Jr., Yvonne D. White, Bernard “Scooter” Jackson, Nicole White, Bernadine L. Clark Benjamin, Sylvia Thornton, J. Donald Jackson, Jr., Carmen Cary, Harry White, Bea White, Lois Savin, and Joe Raines
    Praise for Creativity for Christians


    "The cutting edge booklet of this insightful reflective examine proposing own reflections opens the world of self-expression for a complete new classification of writers. It units the degree for people to find artistic elements in their historical past, character and story-telling ability. The unlocking of this crucial road of spirituality supplies new measurement and intensity of chance of expression that would in a different way stay hidden and untapped. [The authors] have created a so much important instrument for self expression. This e-book embraces the tale telling historical past and culture of African American humans. What an excellent inventive device for expression and protection of the tale and private legacy. "--The correct Reverend Richard F. Norris, Presiding Prelate, First Episcopal District, AME Church

    "Creativity for Christians" is a needs to learn for all AMEs and different Christians who love the Lord and feature a sworn statement to inform. Sheilah Vance the writer begins the e-book along with her personal own testimony approximately how God introduced her via a really tough time in her existence and marriage. She follows with step-by-step directions on the right way to write your individual testimony. eventually she comprises a number of tales from contributors of her personal church that attended her writing seminar. i've been so surprised by means of this publication that I plan to for my part attend one in all her writing seminars.--Rev. Dr. Charles H. Lett, Sr., Presiding Elder, West Mainline District, Philadelphia Annual Conference

    Dear Elevator Group:

    I picked up your ebook, Creativity for Christians, on the booklet Expo of the US and skim it at the aircraft domestic. you're all marvelous people!

    Not basically have you ever prepare legitimate and valued recommendation to aid somebody positioned their tale jointly, yet in a manner that's sincere, all the way down to earth and never "preachy."

    However, during this procedure, you will have proven me anything that i actually must have performed many years in the past -- inform my tale. this can be anything i have shied clear of for plenty of purposes and, convinced, embarassment is a sturdy excuse to conceal behind.

    As I learn the e-book, I observed myself reflected within the pages of such a lot of of the reviews, or even stumbled on myself crying whereas surrounded by way of humans end result of the strength in the back of the religion that you just all shared. Your team not just has faith...you dwell it! you all are an concept, and that i desire you all nice good fortune in getting your message out.

    Sincerely,

    Janice Grove


    Finalist, faith: Christian Inspirational, 2010 nationwide top Books Awards

    Book evaluate at www.danapittman.com: i think this ebook is perfect for church software administrators. they can use the publication to create an excellent workshop for his or her congregation.

    Reading “Creativity for Christians” took me again to my formative years while church carrier integrated stories. It was once strong then and a workshop b
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  • Download Auslandsberichterstattung: "Das Eigene und das Fremde": by Sarah Lindner PDF

    By Sarah Lindner

    Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2005 im Fachbereich Medien / Kommunikation - Journalismus, Publizistik, word: 1,5, Universität Hamburg (Institut für Geographie), Veranstaltung: Geojournalismus, 14 Quellen im Literaturverzeichnis, Sprache: Deutsch, summary: "Was wir über unsere Gesellschaft, ja über die Welt, in der wir leben, wissen, wissen wir durch die Massenmedien" behauptet Luhmann (1996). Nicht nur viel von dem, used to be wir über unsere eigene Gesellschaft wissen, erfahren wir durch Medienberichte, sondern vor allem das, was once wir über andere Länder und Kulturen wahrnehmen. Weil uns aufgrund der Distanz quickly immer die Primärerfahrung über andere Völker, Länder und Kulturen fehlt, sind Stereotype in der Auslandsberichterstattung häufig. Wir nehmen verschiedene Länder auf eine ganz eigene, charakteristische Weise wahr. Es gibt zwar auf der einen Seite zahlreiche Erkenntnisse zum Thema `Medienimages´, auf der anderen Seite ist laut Hafez (2002, 178) bisher noch "keine homogene Theorie internationaler und interkultureller Darstellungsprozesse formuliert worden", obwohl wiederholt auf Mängel im Nachrichtenfluss zwischen Entwicklungsländern hingewiesen wurde.
    Im Folgenden sollen Strukturen und Einflussfaktoren der Auslandsberichterstattung aufgezeigt werden, die zur Entstehung von Bildern über Länder beitragen. Die Arbeit steht unter der Fragestellung, wie Auslandsberichterstattung funktioniert und unter welchen Faktoren ein Bild vom `Anderen´ entstehen kann.
    Zunächst werden die Begriffe der Einstellungsforschung definiert; danach wird die Meso- und die Mikroebene der Auslandsberichterstattung eingegangen, der Frage additionally, wer für die Stereotypisierung verantwortlich sein kann. Die Makroebene, additionally die gesellschaftlichen Normen, Werte und die Gesellschaft allgemein wird aufgrund der Themenspezialisierung nicht referiert. Abschließend wird auf das challenge der Verzerrung in der Berichterstattung eingegangen. Die Arbeit soll über die artwork und Weise und die allgemeinen Faktoren der Stereotypisierung Aufschluss geben.
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  • Download Convergent Journalism: An Introduction: Writing and by Vincent F. Filak PDF

    By Vincent F. Filak

    Convergent Journalism: An Introduction is a pioneering textbook that would educate you the way to grasp the talents had to be a journalist in today’s converged media panorama. This ebook indicates you what makes a information tale potent, and the way to spot the simplest platform for a selected tale, even if it’s the net, broadcast or print. The bedrock tenets of journalism stay on the middle of this ebook, together with info dissemination, storytelling, viewers engagement. After setting up those journalism fundamentals, the ebook is going into nice element on tips on how to tailor a narrative to satisfy the wishes of assorted media.



    Vincent F. Filak has introduced this moment variation thoroughly modern through:




    • A thorough reorganization of the chapters, which supplies a more moderen, simpler process concerned with "how to do convergent journalism," instead of easily gazing the present nation of converged media.

    • A variety of new pedagogical positive factors to enhance studying and retention, together with examples, workouts, breakout bins and more.

    • Coverage of extra issues akin to problems with legislation and ethics in electronic media, and in addition writing for cellular structures and social media.

    • A significant other site with hyperlinks to extra examples of caliber textual content, pictures and multimedia for college students, in addition to an teacher web site with a attempt financial institution, recommended workouts and dialogue questions.

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