Intergenerational Digital Storytelling: Research and Applications of Digital Storytelling in Greece

  • Michael Meimaris
Part of the Digital Education and Learning book series (DEAL)


In this chapter, Meimaris provides details and outcomes from two projects originating from the Laboratory of New Technologies in Communication, Education, and Mass Media at the University of Athens. Meimaris begins by highlighting the development and use of a new media tool, Milia, which supports online community-based digital storytelling (DST) through the construction and sharing of linear and non-linear multimodal narratives. Extending from this, the chapter uses two examples that demonstrate the benefits of using DST to provide mutual affective, cognitive and social benefits to young people and elders as they work together to create multimodal intergenerational narratives centred around the concept of jobs of yesteryears.


Elderly People Digital Medium Elderly Participant Digital Literacy Digital Tool 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Meimaris
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  1. 1.National and Kapodistrian University of AthensAthensGreece

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