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Using digital technology to tell stories can help charities with impact assessment, says Kieron Kirkland...
Using stories to evaluate results? Quantitatively??!! You bet!!
Here is a fabulous article after my quantitative heart.
The author Kieron Kirkland talks about how the organization, Nominet Trust, worked with the org story company Cognitive Edge to capture stories and then have the story authors rank what their stories are about on a scale.
Once the story was captured, there were several types of scales the storytellers ranked their stories on -- generating big data!
See -- storytelling and evaluation can be done effectively if constructed properly.
This article goes hand-in-hand with newer qualitative evaluation processes for arts-based techniques (like storytelling) talked about in one of my favorite books, Method Meets Art; Arts-Based Research Practice by Patricia Leavy (2009).
If you struggle to connect stories about your projects to quantifiable results, then run to read this article.
Having helped organizations articulate measures so they can see progress, the first critical area to tackle are which measures are going to be used that are the most meaningful, given the project's objectives.
This article will give you several ideas for how to get started.
As a practice-based enquiry, Not Yet There is shaped by an interdisciplinary, hybridized approach, operating restlessly along the threshold of writing/art. Whilst embracing the potential of the essayistic (as a tentative attempt or ...
Nuala Dent's insight:
Interesting research, exploring the known and unknown in cross-disciplinary collaboration.
The title of Chapter 1 is: "What is and What is Not Arts Based Research?" At the end of this review, I still do not have the answer to that question. As Cahnmann-Talor writes, "The answers to most questions result in further ...
“BU has a growing community of Arts in Research (AiR) academics. This effort grows out of the experience of the School of Health and Social Care's ReThink process and previous work at HSC in using ...”
Katja Frimberger just submitted her PhD at the School of Education and is now waiting for her viva. She explored international students' intercultural experiences through a series of drama workshops which took 'precarity' and ...
Case study projects involving arts-based dialogue, performing, visual arts and social circus, as well as the creation of a learning institute, will enrich both research and the resources to be created.
The conference is well established in the field of arts-based methods / practice-based research, so way able to sidestep the need to 'justify' artistic or designerly research as a 'valid' approach. Nonetheless, lingering Much of ...
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