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Localengagementtalk

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One of the keynote addresses at the Communities and Technologies 2011 conference in Brisbane, Australia.

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Localengagementtalk

  1. 1. <ul><li>Eric Gordon </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>Designing Local Engagement for Networked Communities
  2. 2. what does it mean to be local?
  3. 3. what does it mean to be networked?
  4. 4. where networks take place
  5. 5. what does it mean to participate?
  6. 6. rescuing engagement
  7. 8. civic learning <ul><li>sustainable learning environments in geographic communities </li></ul>
  8. 9. two kinds of engagement Conversation-based Problem-based
  9. 10. conversation-based engagement i -Neighbors
  10. 11. problem-based engagement
  11. 13. gamification is a strategy, not a solution
  12. 14. learning about civics is not necessarily civic learning
  13. 15. direct action games
  14. 16. local engagement games <ul><li>sustained attention to local context </li></ul>
  15. 17. lessons from Community PlanIt beta-test <ul><li>Stats </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1 week / 160 users / 1200 comments / over 400 coins spent </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Clear Goal </li></ul><ul><li>Specified Time </li></ul><ul><li>Reinforced Reputation </li></ul>
  16. 18. six principles of designing for engagement
  17. 19. 1. people participate for a reason
  18. 20. 2. someone needs to be listening
  19. 21. 3. engagement is not a platform
  20. 22. 4. tools respond to needs and shape desires
  21. 23. 5. face-to-face is a form of communication
  22. 24. 6. design for distraction
  23. 25. evaluation
  24. 26. Thank you. [email_address] @ericbot

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