WG5 Report “DigiLitEY Research Methods Think Tank”

Originally posted on DigiLitEY Methods Corner:
This document reports the main discussion points arising from a two-day DigiLitEY COST Action Think Tank held in Madrid. We invited leading researchers from across Europe who are specialists in young children’s digital literacies. The aim was to share and debate perspectives in relation to current and future research…

Point of view camera

Originally posted on DigiLitEY Methods Corner:
In this video, Jackie Marsh (School of Education, University of Sheffield) discusses the use of a point of view camera in capturing data with young children. Cameras are a powerful tool in capturing children’s social worlds. Point-of-view cameras have a particular function as they are wearable such as on…

Multimodal ethnography

Originally posted on DigiLitEY Methods Corner:
In this video, Rosie Flewitt (UCL Institute of Education, Helen Hamlyn Centre for Pedagogy) presents the advantages and challenges of using multimodal ethnography in researching digital literacy practices of young children and how she uses it in her research. Flewitt contends in the video that ethnography enables us to…

Mediated discourse analysis

Originally posted on DigiLitEY Methods Corner:
In this video, Karen Wohlwend (School of Education, Indiana University Bloomington) discusses the use of mediated discourse analysis in her research with elementary school children and their teachers. In one of her articles (Wohlwend, 2014), Wohlwend defines mediated discourse analysis (MDA) as “an action-oriented approach to critical discourse analysis…