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Book of the Month: Digital Storytelling in Higher Education: International Perspectives

Each month, we feature a book from the Lumina College Library handpicked by our librarian. This month's Book of the Month is:

Title: Digital Storytelling in Higher Education: International Perspectives

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Editors: Grete Jamissen, Pip Hardy, Yngve Nordkvelle, Heather Pleasants


This book broadens the scope and impact of digital storytelling in higher education. It outlines how to teach, research and build communities in tertiary institutions through the particular form of audio-visual communication known as digital storytelling by developing relationships across professions, workplaces and civil society. The book is framed within the context of ‘The Four Scholarships’ developed by the Carnegie Foundation for the advancement and redefining of teaching, including the scholarships of discovery, integration, application, and teaching and learning.

About the editors

Grete Jamissen is Professor of Education at Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, Norway. She has led the institutional implementation of digital storytelling for learning, communication and collaboration.

Pip Hardy is Director of Pilgrim Projects, UK, an education consultancy, and Co-founder of the Patient Voices Programme, a project intended to promote the creation and use of digital stories to transform healthcare and healthcare education.

Yngve Nordkvelle is Professor of Education at Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences, Norway, and has published on issues including global and international education, distance education, on-line dating as well as e-publishing.

Heather Pleasants is Associate Director of Institutional Effectiveness at The University of Alabama, USA. Her research focuses on issues of voice, identity, literacy/storytelling, and civic engagement.


To check out this book, and the thousands of other books in our library, we welcome you to join our community of lifelong learners.


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