Hello!

Welcome to Eric Miller’s Ph.D. Dissertation webpage!

Dissertation title:
“Ethnographic Videoconferencing, as Applied to Songs/Chants/Dances/Games of South Indian Children, and Language Learning” (2010).

Folklore Program,
University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, USA)

Contact info:
Eric Miller <eric@storytellinginstitute.org>
http://www.storytellinginstitute.org
http://www.storytellingandvideoconferencing.com

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Ph.D. graduation letter from the University of Pennsylvania,
http://www.storytellingandvideoconferencing.com/291.pdf


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Complete dissertation in one file (11.9 MB),
http://www.storytellingandvideoconferencing.com/290.pdf


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Dissertation in 15 files:

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Cover page, etc, pp. i-iii (112 KB),
http://www.storytellingandvideoconferencing.com/301.pdf   

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Acknowledgements, pp. iv-xvii (156 KB),  
http://www.storytellingandvideoconferencing.com/302.pdf

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Abstract, pp. xviii-xix (56 KB),
http://www.storytellingandvideoconferencing.com/303.pdf

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Contents, etc, pp. xx-xxxvi (772 KB), 
http://www.storytellingandvideoconferencing.com/304.pdf   

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Chapter I__Introduction, pp. 1 to 54 (580 KB),
http://www.storytellingandvideoconferencing.com/305.pdf       

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Chapter II__Cultures and Locations, pp. 55-118 (656 KB),
http://www.storytellingandvideoconferencing.com/306.pdf

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Chapter III__Fieldwork Methodology, pp. 119-157 (420 KB),
http://www.storytellingandvideoconferencing.com/307.pdf

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Chapter IV__Children’s Songs/Chants/Dances/Games, pp. 158-353 (3.5 MB),
http://www.storytellingandvideoconferencing.com/308.pdf

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Chapter V__Language Learning, pp. 354-409 (484 KB),
http://www.storytellingandvideoconferencing.com/309.pdf

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Chapter VI__Videoconferencing, pp. 410-508 (1.1 MB),
http://www.storytellingandvideoconferencing.com/310.pdf

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Chapter VI__Videoconferencing Still-images, pp. 509-548 (3.1 MB),
http://www.storytellingandvideoconferencing.com/311.pdf

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Chapter VII__Conclusions, pp. 549-584 (392 KB),
http://www.storytellingandvideoconferencing.com/312.pdf

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Chapter VIII__Epilogue, 584-589 (92 KB),
http://www.storytellingandvideoconferencing.com/313.pdf

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Bibliography, pp. 590-631 (636 KB),
http://www.storytellingandvideoconferencing.com/314.pdf

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Index, 632-639 (128 KB),
http://www.storytellingandvideoconferencing.com/315.pdf


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Still-images of the songs/chants/dances/games as performed in Vellambi, the research project's fieldwork village, are in Chapter IV (above).

Video recordings of the songs/chants/dances/games as performed in Vellambi -- and of the research project's two post-fieldwork Chennai-Philadelphia videoconferences -- can be accessed at
http://www.storytellingandvideoconferencing.com/333.html .



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