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Appropedia and Students<br />bringing context and traction<br />
Sharing knowledge to build rich, sustainable lives. <br />Students now: know more<br />A panacea now: not a chance<br />Te...
Context<br />http://xkcd.com/669/ XKCD<br />Traction<br />
Ways Students Engage<br />Document existing projects - Potawot (HSU)<br />Coordinate projects - Retrofit Streetlights (Cla...
Appropedia: Service Learning through Translation<br />“Working on Appropedia was an experience of a lifetime.  The site in...
More than Academia<br />Sharing knowledge to build rich, sustainable lives<br />Vibrant Community:<br /><ul><li>Thousands ...
Over 100 thousand edits
Over 13 million page views</li></li></ul><li>Appropedia: Service Learning through Translation<br />http://www.thefullbelly...
More than Academia<br />January 13th to February 13th, 2010<br />Missing Central African Republic,Somalia, Western Sahara,...
Appropedia: Service Learning through Translation<br />Winery Rainwater – Solar Lawn Mower<br />Replicated around North Ame...
Appropedia: Service Learning through Translation<br />PhilippineBioDigester<br />From obscurity to 55,000 views and an upd...
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Students And Appropedia

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How students are using Appropedia for global context and traction.

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Students And Appropedia

  1. 1. Appropedia and Students<br />bringing context and traction<br />
  2. 2. Sharing knowledge to build rich, sustainable lives. <br />Students now: know more<br />A panacea now: not a chance<br />Teachers now: oracles versus facilitators <br />Communities now: countless solutions<br />
  3. 3. Context<br />http://xkcd.com/669/ XKCD<br />Traction<br />
  4. 4. Ways Students Engage<br />Document existing projects - Potawot (HSU)<br />Coordinate projects - Retrofit Streetlights (Clarion University, Pennsylvania)<br />Collaboratively research - Green Materials (Queens College, Canada)<br />Document own project designs - IDDS (MIT)<br />
  5. 5. Appropedia: Service Learning through Translation<br />“Working on Appropedia was an experience of a lifetime. The site increased my knowledge of sustainable development greatly and expanded my understanding of the German language. Everyone should get involved in this site.” (Source: The Language Educator)<br />
  6. 6. More than Academia<br />Sharing knowledge to build rich, sustainable lives<br />Vibrant Community:<br /><ul><li>Thousands of visits a day
  7. 7. Over 100 thousand edits
  8. 8. Over 13 million page views</li></li></ul><li>Appropedia: Service Learning through Translation<br />http://www.thefullbellyproject.org/<br />“HELLO mer Lonny ! [I] am really involving and searching solution, to the positive idea to help women in Harare who suffered, by decorticating peanut shell by hands, stones, teeth. This ANCIENT METHOD perturbed my human senses. To telling you the truth, when I am founding this page, my feeling is like, I got THEIR SOLUTION... “TefferaTesfaye, Zimbabwean Father of five<br />
  9. 9. More than Academia<br />January 13th to February 13th, 2010<br />Missing Central African Republic,Somalia, Western Sahara, Turkmenistan, Serbia, North Korea and Greenland<br />
  10. 10. Appropedia: Service Learning through Translation<br />Winery Rainwater – Solar Lawn Mower<br />Replicated around North America – Over 85,000 page views<br />
  11. 11. Appropedia: Service Learning through Translation<br />PhilippineBioDigester<br />From obscurity to 55,000 views and an updated model <br />
  12. 12. Appropedia: Service Learning through Translation<br />what are you going to do?<br />

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