Collaborative ethnography involves more than simply working together to extract and disseminate information. It includes co-authoring, co-creating, sharing and keeping what is mutually valuable. You were invited to dive deeper into the advantages and disadvantages of this approach to research. Many of you used Luke Eric Lassiter’s Guide to springboard into understanding the practice better. You also located […]
Your posts this week have made such enjoyable reading that it’s been hard to stop. So many of your television memory conversations were rich with detail, embellished with photographs and charming introductions to the characters in your lives who generously shared their stories. There are tales of the once youthful spending sunshine and cordial flavored […]
It’s a sweltering July day in Sydney. Apparently the hottest on record. My mother is in the back of the car trying to coax the intermittent sat nav, that has erroneously led us across the Parramatta River twice, into cooperation. Dad is in the front talking over the weirdly accented Google Map directions from my […]
If you are new to Media Audience Place (MAP), welcome to BCM241, the freshly minted version of what once was BCM240. This site is to support your learning in this subject and to share your stories. In MAP we focus on qualitative research skills in relation to ideas about the experience of media users and […]
The clock is ticking and taking you closer to the deadline on your second MAP assessment task. Here is a presentation to help you get there in time and in good form.
Why add to the tumult of the world? – Melissa Pritchard, A Solemn Pleasure: To Imagine, Witness, and Write Why are you being asked to add more drops into a vast sea of content in the hopes of making a splash? What can you add when one could drown in what already exists? The thought […]
This semester, we’ve been working through principles derived from Luke Eric Lassiter’s Guide to Collaborative Ethnography as a way of working respectfully and carefully with family members. Now we’re looking at how to take the principles of collaboration into relations with strangers in public, for the purposes of observing, photographing or recording people who are using screens (televisions or […]