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Introduction to the Scholarship of Engaged Collaboration

  • Heather Pleasants
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Part of the Digital Education and Learning book series (DEAL)

Abstract

Taken together, these chapters extend an invitation to the reader to consider where the process of digital storytelling begins and ends and to explore the ways in which digital storytelling practices hold us accountable to one another. The chapters also invite us to consider both the limitations and possibilities of digital storytelling as a means by which boundaries between universities and communities can be made more malleable, as multiple sources of knowledge are used to create reciprocal benefits for individuals and groups of people invested in working toward positive change and addressing issues of social justice.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Heather Pleasants
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  1. 1.University of AlabamaTuscaloosaUSA

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