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Crowdsourcing Ways to Save Students Money

In 2016, NYU’s 16th President, Andrew Hamilton, made clear that he would carry forward a commitment to make NYU more affordable for more students. As part of that commitment, President Hamilton established the Affordability Steering Committee and the Affordability Working Group to create a structure for engagement and consultation across the NYU community. Knowing that … Continued

Learning About Crowdsourcing with IdeaScale!

Crowdsourcing is the practice of asking a large number of people, usually using the internet as the medium, what they perceive as problems within an organization, municipality, or non-governmental civic organization.  Crowdsourcing can take many forms.  A city planner may ask how can the city better accommodate people of varying ethnicities.  Which is an open … Continued

Identifying Opportunities for Crowdsourcing in Education

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Academia works best when it works together. Where does crowdsourcing fit in education? The idea of the wisdom of crowds in a calling defined by a teacher at the head of the class can seem contrary. But, in education, there’s a lot of room for crowdsourcing, and it can be a source of innovative ideas. … Continued

How Universities are Using Crowdsourcing to Innovate

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Innovation starts in more than just the library. Learn how universities are using crowdsourcing Universities are the source of some of the most powerful changes and innovation in the world. Centering some of the greatest minds in the world and giving them the freedom and brainstorming tools to investigate in their disciplines has pioneered social … Continued

5 Reasons Why Crowdsourcing is Beneficial for Online Education

This post is guest written by Rene Wilson of DegreeJungle. She has outlined an introduction to crowdsourcing as it applies to online education. The term “crowdsourcing” comes with a wide range of definitions, but basically it is the process of utilizing idea-based, problem solving inputs by a community. When the specific community is vested in … Continued