NEW TECH TREND PAPER IS OUT
On April 27th we released our 3rd Tech Trend Paper, "The Digital Divide, Digital Reluctance and their Impact on Pandemic Churches". This paper explore show churches encountered and responded to the Church Digital Divide experienced during the pandemic . Specifically i details how churches dealt with issues of limited internet accessiblity, a generational divide in responses to technology and leaders digital reluctance to go online, all effecting churches' digital transition to online services.
Paper found at: https://hdl.handle.net/1969.1/195938
VIDEO OFFERS PROJECT AND RESEARCH OVERVIEW TO DATE
Dr Campbell made an online presentation to the Department of Communication at Texas A&M Univeristy on April 22nd about the background and development of the Tech in Churches During Covid-19 Project.
Video of presentation can be viewed at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x2Df9u5ktvkShe provides an overview of how this work highlights creative responses to studying important questions of how the global pandemic has impacted scholarly research, especially related to studying religious organization responses to technological and media changes occurring at this time.