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Digital Technology and Culture 475 (Digital Diversity), WSU Vancouver: Storytelling Project, 2013

 Collection
Identifier: WSUV.Archives.010

Scope and Contents

The collection includes 16 DVDs or compact discs and one USB thumbdrive containing video and mixedmedia produced by students from a 2013 WSU Vancouver Digital Diversity (DTC 475) course. The content highlights narratives from studentes of diverse backgrounds involved in the course's Storytelling Project. Each contribution is approximately three minutes long. Some of the discs that were submitted to the archives are blank.

Dates

  • 2013

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

Portions of the collection may have copyright restrictions. Not for reproduction.

Biographical / Historical

According to the official WSU Catalog description, Digital Diversity (DTC 475) studies the cultural impact of digital media in cultural contexts; issues of race, class, gender, sexuality online. The Storytelling Project is a component of this course, highlighting the backgrounds of students prior to and during their enrollment at WSU Vancouver.

Extent

.417 Linear Feet (Storytelling project release forms, 16 compact discs or DVDs and one thumb drive.) : The collection contains digital files.Some files are absent from the media.

Abstract

This collection contains DVDs, compact discs and one usb memory drive (thumbdrive) containing video recordings from students in WSU Vancouver's Digital Technology and Culture (DTC) program. The recordings entail mixmedia for digital storytelling projects produced by groups of students enrolled in Digital Diversity (DTC 475) taught by Michael Rabby in 2013. There are a total of 17 audio files.

Arrangement

The collection includes 16 discs and one USB thumbdrive enclosed in separate folders and contained in one document box. The folders are arranged in the order they were received with the students' names provided the folders coinciding with each digital project.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was transferred to the Archives by Digital Technology and Culture instructor Michael Rabby in 2013. The transfer of project storytelling files to the Archives was planned prior to his teaching the Digital Technology and Culture (DTC) 425 course. A total of 17 group projects were submitted.

Physical Description

There is no uniform digital format for this collection. Files are preserved in the format in which they were submitted. These are most commonly in MP4, MOV and WMV formats.
Title
Digital Technology and Culture 475 (Digital Diversity), WSU Vancouver: Storytelling Project, 2013 WSUV.Archives.010
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Robert Schimelpfenig
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Washington State University Vancouver, Archives and Special Collections Repository

Contact:
14204 NE Salmon Creek Ave
Vancouver WA 98686 United States
360-546-9249