[Air-L] Online tools and Citizen Engagement
Susanna Haas Lyons
shlyons at interchange.ubc.ca
Thu Jan 27 16:24:44 PST 2011
There's a proliferation of online tools for public engagement, with still
limited knowledge about what really works. The most often used tool for
top-down public engagement, since the Obama Administration came to office,
has been crowdstorming or ideation, tools like:
Two collaboratively developed resources that are quite useful on this topic
http://participatedb.com/ - including case studies
filled out by practitioners
Finally, here's just a smattering of examples of a variety of online public
FWIW, I teach a workshop on this subject at Simon Fraser University
Good luck with your research. Please keep me posted.
Susanna Haas Lyons
Public Participation Specialist |
America*Speaks*<http://www.americaspeaks.org/>Senior Network Associate
MA Candidate 2011, Institute for Resources, Environment &
Board Member, Canadian Community for Dialogue &
susanna.haas.lyons at gmail.com
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> Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2011 00:31:00 -0800 (PST)
> From: Chris Doerr <liebechristopher at yahoo.com>
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> Greetings everyone!
> My name is Liubov Doerr. I am researching some instances of online tools
> productive civic engagement. I am an intern with the National Policy
> Center and a graduate student in Portland State University Conflict
> Program . I am currently working on a research project for NPCC on citizen
> engagement and online tools.
> In particular, I am looking for examples or ideas of platforms and tools
> have been used/could be used online for information purposes and for a
> between decision-makers and the public.
> If any of you is interested in discussing those questions with me, feel
> free to
> write to me at liubovd at pdx.edu
> Your input will be appreciated.
> Thank you for your assistance!
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