Learning from stories

From Community Narrations

Aims of the activity

Support participants to understand the different forms of digital stories and what informations about people’s lives can be found in them.

Resources, Materials needed

- Flipchart paper and pens.
- Projection facilities with sound.
- 3 x example stories.

Duration in minutes

45 - 60 minutes.

Step-by-step - what has to be done

1. Select 3 different types of digital stories.
2. Show each story one-by-one to the participants (i.e. display a social media post/exchange on the screen, play a video interview etc.).
3. After each story, ask the participants to collate these ideas onto a piece of flipchart using a table:

  1. What is the story’s name?
  2. What type of story is this?
  3. What was the key message/idea of the story?

4. Summarize the table results to the participants.
5. Use the flashcards from previous activity (if required) to help this activity.

Learning Outcomes - which skills are adressed?

Identify the key ideas and messages from different types of digital stories.

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