The Digital Polarization Initiative
The Digital Polarization Initiative is an attempt to build student web literacy by having students participating in a broad, cross-institutional projects around issues of digital polarization. Students obtain a deeper understanding of how web technologies shape their social and political environments, and learn that taking an active and critical stance toward these technologies can improve our society as a whole.
I can’t remember how I found this site which is infuriating because what attracted me to it was a comment about its being very deliberately a wiki site in order to promote a sharing and collaborative mien rather than a hierarchical, news streaming site (or something like that). It appealed to me because it foregrounds how much relentless internet ‘now time‘ is privileged over ‘slower’ and more thoughtful, inclusive deliberation and how that is achieved.
from Diigo http://ift.tt/2gI4g8D