Tag Archives: engagement

Information literacy to support democratic engagement

Our latest community councillor project is now well underway. It’s called IL-DEM, and we’re blogging about it on our community knowledge website (Community-Knect.net) it focusses on the information behaviours of community councillors in Scotland as they go about their role … Continue reading

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Online citizen engagement in Scotland: The independence referendum

Edinburgh University’s public participation network has been hosting The Citizen Participation Series. Last night, it turned to the digital world to explore how it is opening up new possibilities for democratic participation in Scotland and beyond. I was invited to … Continue reading

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EDEM 2010 in Austria – Call for papers

The next EDem conference has been shifted to May 2010, to avoid a clash with the EPart conference held in parallel with EGOV at DEXA. The call for papers is now out. More details can be found here, but here’s … Continue reading

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Event: Reboot Britain and PICamp

Fascinating event on 7 July – really looking to hearing the outcomes. I’m hoping some of my colleagues from EuroPetition in England will make it. The politics of interactivity | Paul Evans | LocalDemocracy Thoughts for PICamp: a conversational event, … Continue reading

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City portals: How e-government evolves into e-participation

As part of the Smart Cities Project I have been working with Mark Deakin on a report to provide a context the development of e-government portals by cities. Basically it provides a simple four-phase model to describe their customisation of … Continue reading

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