SHS Web Conf.
Volume 37, 2017ERPA International Congresses on Education 2017 (ERPA 2017)
|Number of page(s)||8|
|Published online||14 August 2017|
Civic technology for education: Analysis and evaluation of selected initiatives
Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski Cracow University, Poland
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Civic Technology is defined (in general) as the use of information technology to engage local government and community residents in behaviors that improve the quality and accountability of public services, facilitate resident-driven improvements to local quality of life, and deepen participation in public decision-making and infrastructure maintenance. The drivers of Civic Technology in communities include technology-business entrepreneurs, civic hacking and local government efforts such as labs or think tanks. Authors present what civic tech actually is and confront theory with civic tech initiatives in education field. The main goal of the article is to explore the links between Civic tech and Education.
Key words: Civic technology / education / civic tech initiatives
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