Video Diaries

1+ week
What you need
Smartphone or camera, video editing tool

It is possible to extend

by using video. However, this can raise a whole range of practical, logistical and ethical issues. They can also generate huge amounts of data. Video diaries tend, therefore, to cover specific events and are more reflective in nature.


  1. As with
    Photo Diaries
    , ask workers to make a video about their workplace. This requires them to make make decisions about what to include or exclude. Support them through this process – video diaries can take a lot of time and expertise.
  2. Use the resulting Video Diaries as a discussion starter with the rest of the group.