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The Democratization of Information: Power, Peril, and Promise <br />2010/2011<br />Honors Study Topic<br />
Democratization<br />Pronunciation: di-ımä-krә-tә-ızā-shәn noun<br />1: To make democratic<br />Democratic:<br />1: of, re...
Issues<br />Issue 1: Definition– What does the phrase “democratization of information” mean?<br />Issue 2: Technology- How...
Issues<br />Issue 4: Language and Communication - How do language and communication shape information and vice versa?<br /...
Issues<br />Issue 6: Economy and Business - What roles does information play in business and economics?<br />Issue 7: Gove...
Issues<br />Issue 8:The Arts - How do the arts convey information?<br />Issue 9: Science- What are the connections between...
Honors Program GuideElements<br />Film List<br />Websites List<br />
Questions?<br />Chapman University<br />
Scholarship is of worth chiefly when it is productive, when the scholar not merely receives or acquires, but gives.<br />~...
Honors Study Topic Honors in Action<br />Investigation of  <br /> Honors Study Topic<br />Conduct extensive academic inves...
Honorsin Action<br />Examination of <br />Honors Study Topic<br />Action<br /><ul><li>Leadership </li></ul>Development<br ...
Service/Action
Fellowship
Issues to Examine
Research
Analysis/ Determination of             Need</li></li></ul><li>Recognition<br />Intention<br />Reflection<br />Five Star Ch...
Three Star– a) Determine Expert Resources & b) Work with other organization to implement Honors in Action project & c) HiA...
Four Star – Share Honors in Action Research
Five Star – Enter Hallmark Awards</li></ul>Hallmark Awards<br /><ul><li>Honors in Action </li></ul>    Awards<br />
Chapter Awards<br />Honors in Action<br />Top 50 chapters recognized<br />Issues Awards<br />Up to 3 awards for each issue...
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The Democratization Of Information

  1. 1. The Democratization of Information: Power, Peril, and Promise <br />2010/2011<br />Honors Study Topic<br />
  2. 2. Democratization<br />Pronunciation: di-ımä-krә-tә-ızā-shәn noun<br />1: To make democratic<br />Democratic:<br />1: of, relating to, or favoring democracy<br />2: often capitalized; of or relating to one of the two major political<br />parties in the United States evolving in the early 19th century from<br />the anti-federalists and the Democratic-Republican party and<br />associated in modern times with policies of broad social reform and<br />internationalism<br />3: relating to, appealing to, or available to the broad masses of the<br />people (democratic art)<br />4: favoring social equality : not snobbish<br />Source: Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary – <br />www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary<br />
  3. 3. Issues<br />Issue 1: Definition– What does the phrase “democratization of information” mean?<br />Issue 2: Technology- How has technology influenced the spread of information?<br />Issue 3: Individual and Community - How does the dissemination of information influence the individual and the community?<br />
  4. 4. Issues<br />Issue 4: Language and Communication - How do language and communication shape information and vice versa?<br />Issue 5: Education- What is the relationship between information and education?<br />
  5. 5. Issues<br />Issue 6: Economy and Business - What roles does information play in business and economics?<br />Issue 7: Government and Public Policy - How does information affect governments and public policy?<br />
  6. 6. Issues<br />Issue 8:The Arts - How do the arts convey information?<br />Issue 9: Science- What are the connections between the scientific process and information?<br />Issue 10: History and The Future - How has the sharing of information evolved and what might be its future?<br />
  7. 7. Honors Program GuideElements<br />Film List<br />Websites List<br />
  8. 8. Questions?<br />Chapman University<br />
  9. 9. Scholarship is of worth chiefly when it is productive, when the scholar not merely receives or acquires, but gives.<br />~ T. Roosevelt, The Outlook, 1/13/12<br />
  10. 10. Honors Study Topic Honors in Action<br />Investigation of <br /> Honors Study Topic<br />Conduct extensive academic investigation, learning, and sharing<br />Commit to scholarly exploration & lifelong learning<br />Be resourceful<br />Engage in extensive & effective planning (ambition & perseverance)<br />Involve chapter, college, community and Phi Theta Kappa members beyond your chapter or region<br />Develop heightened <br /> awareness of self & <br /> community in relation to <br /> global issues.<br />Action<br />
  11. 11. Honorsin Action<br />Examination of <br />Honors Study Topic<br />Action<br /><ul><li>Leadership </li></ul>Development<br /><ul><li>Leadership Roles
  12. 12. Service/Action
  13. 13. Fellowship
  14. 14. Issues to Examine
  15. 15. Research
  16. 16. Analysis/ Determination of Need</li></li></ul><li>Recognition<br />Intention<br />Reflection<br />Five Star Chapter Development Plan<br /><ul><li>Two Star – Research of 1 HST Issue
  17. 17. Three Star– a) Determine Expert Resources & b) Work with other organization to implement Honors in Action project & c) HiA Journal
  18. 18. Four Star – Share Honors in Action Research
  19. 19. Five Star – Enter Hallmark Awards</li></ul>Hallmark Awards<br /><ul><li>Honors in Action </li></ul> Awards<br />
  20. 20. Chapter Awards<br />Honors in Action<br />Top 50 chapters recognized<br />Issues Awards<br />Up to 3 awards for each issue<br />College Project Award<br />25 Awards<br />Three Star Level – Five Star Chapter Development Plan<br />Distinguished Chapter Award<br />Top 10% of entries recognized<br />Beta Alpha Award<br />3 consecutive years as Distinguished Chapter<br />Most Distinguished Chapters<br />Top 10 chapters recognized<br />Most Distinguished Chapter<br />
  21. 21. Individual Awards<br />Distinguished Chapter Officer Award<br />2 nominees per chapter<br />Distinguished Chapter Officer Team Award<br />Advisor Awards<br />Paragon Award<br />Distinguished Advisor Award<br />Continued Excellence Award<br />
  22. 22. HALLMARK AWARDS DEADLINES<br />ADMINITRATOR AWARDS<br />ALL OTHER CATEGORIES<br />Due December 1, 2010<br />Due Wednesday, February 2, 2011<br />
  23. 23. The Democratization of Information: Power, Peril, and Promise <br />2010/2011<br />Honors Study Topic<br />
  24. 24. Judging criteria<br /><ul><li>Academic Rigor of Research
  25. 25. Resourcefulness
  26. 26. Leadership Development
  27. 27. Service/Action
  28. 28. Persistence
  29. 29. Cooperative Effort/Outreach
  30. 30. Impact
  31. 31. Presentation
  32. 32. Total: 115 Points</li></ul>www.ptk.org/hallmarks<br />
  33. 33. Hallmark awards questions<br />Provide a brief summary of your Honors in Action Project. <br />What issue from the current Honors Program Guide did you choose? Why did you choose this issue? <br />Briefly describe the resources used to research your issue. <br />What conclusions did your chapter reach based on your research?<br />Summarize your objectives for this project and the process by which your chapter set these objectives.<br />With whom did you collaborate?<br />
  34. 34. Hallmark awards questions<br />Describe the leadership roles undertaken by the chapter that contributed to the development and implementation of this project. <br />Describe specific leadership development actions taken that helped members be more effective leaders for this project.<br />Describe the service or “action” components of this project.<br />What were the quantitative and qualitative outcomes of your project, including lessons learned by your chapter members and others? <br />What is left undone or what opportunities remain for the future?<br />
  35. 35. College project award<br />Top 25 College Project Award Entries<br />Judging Criteria<br /><ul><li>Preparation
  36. 36. Leadership Development
  37. 37. Cooperative Effort/Communications
  38. 38. Impact
  39. 39. Presentation
  40. 40. Total: 55 Points</li></ul>Briefly describe your College Project and who from the chapter and the college administration was involved in determining it? <br />Summarize your objectives for the College Project and the process by which the chapter and college administration set these objectives. <br />Describe the planning process and strategies developed to complete the College Project.<br />What were the quantitative and qualitative outcomes of your project, including the lessons learned by your chapter members and others?<br />What is left undone or what opportunities remain for the future?<br />

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