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Tag: COVID-19

WDYCT – What Did You Create Today?
community strategy

WDYCT – What Did You Create Today?

WDYCT - What did you create today? As we move into April, with no real end of the global COVID-19 pandemic in sight, I've been thinking about this more and more. Is it possible to counteract destruction with creation? COVID-19 Brings Destruction There is no doubt that this virus brings destruction. It has killed tens of thousands of people across the world, destroying lives and families. It has destroyed the economy, along with it individual careers, and companies. It has wreaked havoc on global economies, and it has disrupted the ability for least fortunate among us to work and provide the basic necessities for their families. This is truly a global traumatic event. Even if you are still working, you are isolated in your house, wondering about the health of the rest of your fam...
Evaluating Digital Sources During an Epidemic
digital literacy

Evaluating Digital Sources During an Epidemic

Evaluating digital sources is an important component of being digitally literate. During an epidemic, this skill can literally mean life or death. But how do you sift through sources to evaluate them when you are fatigued and stressed out from the information itself? NSE: Never Stop Evaluating Digital Sources You must look at the source of the information that you consume. Can you trust everything that the nightly news reports? Can you trust things your friends post on social media? This exercise is great to template for evaluating digital sources: Who wrote the article/post? Just because they have a title such as doctor, are they really a doctor? Use Google to find out!Who do they quote? Sometimes articles will have great quotes from credible people, but they don't link...
Design Principles for Interactive Online Events
Interactive Online Events

Design Principles for Interactive Online Events

Do you need to host interactive online events? This is a good time to revisit this concept. As the world faces a viral health epidemic, meeting face-to-face in large groups of people may not be feasible. The World Health Organization even provides guidance on planning large events. It may be in the interest of public safety to move your event online. But how do you capture the energy and excitement of an annual conference in an online platform? How can you be sure your employees are actively participating if you don't have them all corralled in a conference room? This post will discuss where you can start the process of planning interactive online events. Step 1: Review Original End Goal for the Face-to-Face Event You may have been forced to transform your annual face-to-face eve...