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An Introduction to Service-Learning and Community Engagement as Co-Inquiry

From www.centerforengagedlearning.org

In this set of blog posts my co-authors and I seek to introduce the “lay of the land” in SLCE (related to both implementing it and studying it), to highlight resources we find useful, and to encourage participation in the ongoing growth of the movement.

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How Cities Can Help Local Institutions Monetize Their Data

From www.governing.com

With a new online marketplace, Copenhagen is trying to enable an 'access economy'
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Trusting the numbers: How to measure poll credibility

From icitizen.com

Sample size, margin of error – what does all this polling jargon mean? Learn the ins and outs of what makes an effective poll in this blog.
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Journals publishing on community engagement

From sustainingcommunity.wordpress.com

What journals publish articles on community engagement? To find out I did a search in two large databases (Proquest and EBSCO) for any articles in scholarly journals that had "community engagement" in their title, to identify which Journals had the most articles. I was surprised by the results. In Proquest there were 742 results and…
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As faith in government falters, data science and technology can help

From techcrunch.com

With faith in government at an all-time low, it’s time for mayors, county executives and governors to do one concrete thing to make the delivery of..
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4 Expert Tips on Launching a Community Organization

From www.shareable.net

Community groups have the power to create long-lasting change. Ioby, an organization based in New York City, New York, that works on neighborhood mobilization, recently published its "Recipes for Change" toolkit. The guide is brimming with tips on how to organize, launch, and promote community-based projects. It's a must read if you're interested in starting a community garden, tool library, or other sharing projects in your neighborhood. Here are some key points mentioned in the guide:  
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Democracy in the Classroom: A Hands-On Learning Experience Through Voting on School Budget Priorities

From www.truth-out.org

Democracy doesn't just have to be something students learn in textbooks. It can also be taught through participatory budgeting, a system of direct democracy and power. In an era of cutbacks and attacks on democracy, the funds for teaching participatory budgeting need to be made a priority.
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How Can Artificial Intelligence Impact Smart Cities?

From electronicdesign.com

Industry analyst Susan Etlinger shares her views on where AI technology is now, what needs to change for it to evolve, and its future as a utility.
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Six Big Ideas that a Smart City Needs

From www.bbvaopenmind.com

A smart city needs programmers, applications to share data or measure electricity consumption in real time. Which of those advances are happening now?
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Monetizing Strategies for Smart Cities

From connectedworld.com

Is your city smart? There seems to be many ways to determine if a city is smart. However, as I see it, a smart city is truly compelling when citizens experience a sharp reduction in crime rates, a decline in energy consumption, a decrease in traffic congestion, and an overall improvement in water usage. In
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