MCC is in the civic engagement and social change businessWe like to use this wheel to help folks identify the types of things they might do as an active community memberToday we will look at enhancing that wheel with THIS wheel
The whole subject of video deserves its own webinarOne advantage of video over other social media is that it’s so easy to share. People can easily embed video on their site or in an email.Video can also provide a real face and a real voice to your work and effectively support evaluation of projects.
“leapfrog” technology 19th to 21st centuryWay more mobiles than computersPeople without addresses can have an identity in the portable digital worldCompanies that can wire money to mobile phones via paypal-type accounts
Engagement Tools- Tri-C
E – engagement tools: Utilizing mobile devices and web- based tools to enhance service- learning & civic engagement Susan Studer King Ohio Campus Compact Program Director, Outreach & Engagement http://www.flickr.com/photos/notionscapital/4281195146/
“I think there is a world market for maybe five computers.” - Thomas Watson, IBM Chairman, 1943“There is no reason anyone would want a computer in their home.” - Ken Olson, President, Digital Equipment Corp, 1977
Technology has already changed how we . . .• Work (telecommuting, information economy . . .)• Learn(Google, distance learning, digital libraries . . .)• Play(booking travel, online auctions . . .)• Do business (E-commerce, marketing, banking . . . )• Communicate(Webinars, texting, tweets . . . )• (And a lot of other things)
"Millennials who use social networking sites for civic causes are also more civically engaged in their communities. Although we cannot conclude that belonging to social networking sites alone causes an increase in civic engagement, those who engage online come from diverse economic and educational backgrounds, illustrating the potential of technology in bridging traditional civic gaps. Online platforms provide engagementwww.ncoc.net opportunities for many Americans who may not belong to a formal volunteering organization." "Strangely enough, digital technologies are forcing us to recognize the power of the collective and social." David Bollier, “The Commons as a New Sector of Value-Creation” http://www.onthecommons.org/content.php?id=1813
http://foodmovr.appspot.com/ Other great service-oriented apps?
Use in Developmental Reading or English: -Students learn about grammar & vocabulary -Combine with reading assignments about hunger -Answering questions provides rice to World Food Program Sample syllabus in packet! Provide education to everyone for free. Help end world hunger by providing rice to hungry people for free. Other topics include: Math, Geography, Anatomy and more…http://freerice.com/#/english-vocabulary/1443