|Title:||Crowdsourcing a nation|
|Authors:||Sandra Corbeil, Fiona Smith Hale, Christopher Jaja|
|Publication:||MW17: Museums and the Web 2017|
In 2017, Canadians from coast to coast will celebrate Canada's 150th birthday. To mark this milestone, five of this country’s top science organizations have joined together in a year-long, nationwide celebration of our innovative past, and our exciting future.
In 2016, the Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation, along with its STEM partners, began to create a digital storybook that would help create, connect and celebrate Canada's story of innovation.
Rather than solely pushing out stories "we" felt were worthy of sharing, we took a different approach. We decided to take a more participatory approach, which required us to built a platform that would allow Canadians to share "their" stories of innovation through user-generated content.
In this session, attendees will learn:
- How to identify your audience and their needs