Teaching documentary to the digital generation

Oldham, A. (2008) Teaching documentary to the digital generation. In: MECCSA Conference, University of Cardiff, Wales, Ferbruary 2008.

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Abstract

This paper reflected upon the particular benefits of teaching documentary production to the (mal)content generation, ultimately suggesting that this genre still provides ample opportunity for students to engage with a wide range of social, ethical and philosophical challenges in the process of its production. In this way documentary can be seen to offer a range of tools by which to challenge and engage the 'click-shoot generation' to create genuinely meaningful content, so that they do not just attempt to represent the real world but rather actively engage in its interpretation.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Teaching, documentary, digital generation
Faculty/Department:Faculty of Arts, Creative Industries and Education > Department of Creative Industries
ID Code:10663
Deposited By: E. Cholerton
Deposited On:30 Jul 2010 14:26
Last Modified:12 Aug 2013 08:02

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