Exploring Responsible Storytelling

From Community Narrations

Aims of the activity

- Participants will identify what is inappropriate and appropriate content.
- Participants will explore issues of permissions and consent.
- Participants will gain an understanding of how people can keep both themselves and others safe in online and offline environments.

Resources, Materials needed

- Responsible Storytelling Flashcards and Task Cards.
- Paper and pens.
- Powerpoint.

Duration in minutes

45 - 60 mins.

Step-by-step - what has to be done

Participants will work in 4 small teams to answer the questions and complete the tasks at four different ‘Task Stations’ (set 4 tables up a in different parts of the room where each team will work).
Each team is given the Responsible Storytelling Flashcards and task cards to discuss. (15 mins)
The activity requires that the participants consider the following points:
• Respect for people’s opinions and feelings
• Accuracy
• Impartiality and fairness
• Communication
• Practical safety
• Identity
• Looking after equipment safely
• Language
• Perspectives
• Imagery
• Purpose and message

The activity will culminate with a feedback discussion based on the tasks and answers at different stations. (45 mins)

Learning Outcomes - which skills are adressed?

In small groups and main group discussions participants will have: - Identified what is inappropriate and appropriate content.
- Explored issues of permissions and consent.
- Gained an understanding of how people can keep both themselves and others safe in online and offline environments.
- Identified ways that they can implement responsible practice.

How do you check the outcomes are reached?

In small groups participants will:
- Answer specific questions that encourage them to consider what responsible practice means.
- Consider different scenarios and discuss and list possible solutions.

Main group discussions participants will:
- Present methods to implement responsible practice.
- Listen to and consider other participants and their ideas and approaches to implementing safe and responsible practice.

Further Links/Readings

https://communityreporter.net
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1TQRmEU4-A_n-9fZLk-tcA6mDk9JZ8K00, https://drive.google.com/open?id=1GQdP5gvh7ExcmQJoErSY0cWQVXnGRAU-, https://drive.google.com/open?id=11l4Zb-5yozUg7Gxkv7Z0mOw-TnGg8dnl, https://drive.google.com/open?id=19nO_IBn2snI5MFQWMN_PeGtK6_8xZfDM