Module 4

Module 4 explores some of the changes brought to the structure and location of communities through the arrival of digital technologies, in particular ‘smart devices’ like smart phones and portable tablet computers. In particular, this Module focuses on:

  • Rethinking community spaces
  • Skills and understandings for ‘thinking digital’
  • How to capture, store and interpret ‘digital data.’

Module 4 suggests new directions for thinking about, and with, communities, their locations and structures. It asks how ‘thinking digital’ can expand community engagement and research into and about communities.

Module Videos

Video 4-1: Community and Digital Media

Video 4-2: Digital Media as Data