Point of view camera

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 the head or on the chest. They capture the point of view of the child and his or her embodied and affective engagement with digital technologies.

Marsh discusses the advantages and drawbacks of using the point of view cameras in researching with young children, drawing examples from her research experiences.

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