University-Community Links: Connecting Universities, Schools, and Communities Through Music Video Production

  • Tom C. Vogt


This paper seeks to demonstrate some of the basic principles of Participatory Action Research (PAR), primarily through a very concrete example of music video production. After a brief historical sketch of PAR, “University-Community Links” projects in California will be discussed as ways of extending PAR into community based research (see Finally, an example from related project work here in Augsburg, Germany, will be discussed, where students from the University of Augsburg worked together with local youth in producing a music video.


Young Girl Participatory Action Research Music Video Digital Storytelling Multimedia Production 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tom C. Vogt
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  1. 1.Institute of Media und Educational-TechnologyUniversity of AugsburgAugsburgGermany

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