Social Spaces on the Internet:  social ( signals + media )

Fall 2015


Activism-Volunteerism-Support
Assignment 13

Read/See

1. Look at the http://www.ushahidi.com website.
2. Look at the http://climatecolab.org website.
3. See the video:  http://www.ted.com/talks/jane_mcgonigal_gaming_can_make_a_better_world.html
4. Don Sim Jianqiang, Xiaojuan Ma, Shengdong Zhao, Jing Ting Khoo, Swee Ling Bay, Zhenhui Jiang. Farmer's tale: a facebook game to promote volunteerism. CHI 2011.

Write up

1. For each of the four items above, describe what signals aid in activism-volunteerism-support and how they do so.

Responses should be submitted via compass in PDF form. 

Late responses will not be accepted.


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