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6 Citizen Science Adventures
March 26, 2015

Citizen science . Crowdsourcing research. Do these terms sound like something from a school science fair or an MBA program? They are the realities of next-generation science discovery. Suc…

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Rich Evans, III
Cloud/Crowd/Outsourcing Is Going to Eat Your Lunch
October 1, 2014 | A session at the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference

Cloud/crowd/outsourcing is going to eat your lunch—unless you adapt. Learn how IT leaders can embrace the inevitable dominance of cloud (and other forms of outsourcing) and survive to become an…

Study Guides Crowdsourced from Student Notes in Real Time
October 1, 2014 | A session at the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference

We will describe the first year's use of and impact on students of study guides that are generated in real-time from the aggregated notes students type during class using LectureTools. The r…

Crowdsource Your IT Strategy
September 30, 2014 | A session at the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference

At the University of Michigan, we recently published our first university-wide IT strategy in over a decade. We used crowdsourcing methods to break free from the traditional "small committee…

It Takes a Village to Select a Learning Management System
September 30, 2014 | A session at the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference

This presentation will discuss a statewide partnership formed to coordinate the selection of a new learning management system. The project involved 34 community colleges, 4 regional universities, a…

Crowdsourcing Design: Using the Ideal Space Design Exercise to Gather Student Feedback on Collaborative Space Redesigns
March 26, 2014 | A session at the NERCOMP Annual Conference

What do students want in an informal collaborative space? Using an ideal space design exercise, our library found out. During the session, participants will have the opportunity to draw what they…

Crowdsourcing: Sounds Great, but Hard to Do
September 5, 2012

Crowdsourcing! Co-creation! Curation! It seems as if everyone is trumpeting the "Cs" as the future of publishing and content. Not ones to be left behind, we’ve been thinking about usi…

DC News: Copyright Office Request for Information on Crowdsourcing for Digitization Project
May 1, 2012

The U.S. Copyright Office has initiated a project to digitize and make available online the historical records of copyrights dating from 1870 to 1977. The Library expects to issue a future reque…

Increasing Your IT Security Capabilities through Crowdsourcing
October 17, 2013 | A session at the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference 2013

What kind of reputation does your IT security department have? Do users consider you a hindrance, roadblock, and a reliable source of "no" as an answer to every question? Learn how to cha…