Effectively using technologies for keeping communities engaged
The Community Engagement space on WikiEducator is a project aimed at supporting NGOs to create, use, remix and adapt open education resources (OERs), and effectively using technologies for keeping communities engaged. It builds on the success of the Community Media/Community Radio community of practice, which enabled sharing of ideas, resources and good practices among organizations.
Sharing ideas, practices and resources to increase capacity for change
- lower costs for education, training, organizational learning and development
- faster time-to-market via peer collaboration
- reduce duplication and 'reinventing the wheel'
- easily publish to a wide variety of formats (i.e., brochure, booklets, videos, audio, CDs, DVDs, course manuals, handouts, online magazine, etc.)
- free access, use and adaptation of easy-to-use templates - for planning, training, policy development, outreach/education and capacity-building
- develop knowledge of smart techniques, technologies and tools for online / distance learning
- unlimited use of a top 100K wiki (24/7/365) - with no storage, hosting, bandwidth or technical support fees ($10,000+ value, per year)
- free access to a Community of Support/Volunteers for technical and content questions
- engage your stakeholders and reach out to a wider community
- membership in a peer network of like-minded organizations
- connections to the open source ecosystem
Free Wiki Skills Training - coming soon!
We are adapting the innovative and successful Learning4Content wiki skills training course - which has trained 3,500 people in 120 countries, and funded by the Hewlett Foundation - to support the interests of NGOs and nonprofit organizations. Join our Discussion Group for the latest news and course announcements.