Quick cross post for those wanting to explore opportunities for online dialogue and deliberation in the higher education sector: Zilino Online Demo “Higher Ed” Please join us on August 1, 2013 for an online demo of Zilino with special focus on higher education. Among the things we will discuss: Zilino as a device for teaching [...]
The IAP2 Spectrum of Public Participation (PDF) was first launched in 1999. The general concept of a "spectrum" of increasing levels of public impact has since inspired countless organizations and practitioners, with many of them adding their own -- subtle or not quite so subtle -- modifications. Leave a comment if you've seen other examples.
E-Democracy.org will be hosting an online event, September 18, 2013 at 1pm Eastern Time: New Voices - Civic Engagement in Digital Age Meeting From the blog: New Voices and Civic Tech and Engagement Convenings – E-Democracy.org goes deep locally and convenes and connects nationally and globally for lesson sharing, knowledge exchange and more. Sparked in [...]
Really glad I finally get to go this year: Frontiers of Democracy 2013: Innovations in Civic Practice, Theory, and Education Conference Framing and Session Formats Both in the US and around the world we find ourselves in a dramatic period of civic awakening. We know this work and ideas under different names: public engagement, deliberative [...]
Under the theme "Transforming Our Libraries, Ourselves", The American Library Association (ALA) just concluded their annual conference this past week in Chicago, IL. One interesting tidbit from the press release: ALA Annual Conference focuses on transforming libraries, engaging communities (for the quote, see the extended version of the text) Sunday was a day for demonstrating [...]
Have you met the Co-Intelligence Institute? From their website: The nonprofit Co-Intelligence Institute (CII) promotes awareness of co-intelligence and of the many existing tools and ideas that can be used to increase it. The CII embraces all such ideas and methods, and explores and catalyzes their integrated application to democratic renewal, community problems, organizational transformation, [...]
This should be fun. From the NCDD blog: Tech Tuesday is a new initiative from NCDD focused on online technology. Many in our field are curious about how they can use online tools to support their engagement work, and many tool creators are excited to talk to this community about their innovations. Our one-hour Tech [...]
Our most popular posts from the last three months, in one handy list: What Is Participatory Budgeting? Participatory Budgeting in North America: Use of Technology 2012/2013 IAP2 2013: Session Proposals On Digital Engagement And the overall top list: What Is Public Participation? What Is Public Participation? What Is Government 2.0? Thanks for reading.