Sunday, July 24, 2016

2016 TKR: We can use technology leverage citizens' expertise.

We can use technology leverage citizens' expertise
 Beth Simone Noveck argues that public decision-making could be more effective and legitimate if our institutions knew how to use technology to leverage citizens’ expertise.  Linkedin is an example.  This matter has serious implications for higher education.  

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How much are ‘the people’ really involved in modern democracy? Beth Simone Noveck argues that public decision-making could be more effective and legitimate if our institutions knew how to use technology to leverage citizens’ expertise.
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Watch professor Beth Simone Noveck in our latest RSA Spotlight - the edits which take you straight to the heart of the event! 

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This brings with it a new definition of expertise.  If we need someone who can provide CPR or operate a defibrillator, we have no interest in someone who has a college degree in human physiology.  We want someone with training and experience in the task at hand.  That would be demonstrated, not by a college degree, but by some kind of training certificate, perhaps a "first responder certificate."

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