Earlier this week, EDV was the subject of a full-length feature in the Rethinking Debates project. This is the first of a global series of reports on the impact of technology on the electoral process, launched by Civic Hall, a US-based community centre for the world’s civic innovators. After interviewing EDV’s PI Stephen Coleman from […]
EDV has been featured in OpenLearn, the OU’s free learning portal. Filed under People, Politics and Law, the piece describes the aims of the project, invites readers to try Democratic Reflection during Thursday’s BBC Challengers’ Debate, and introduces Democratic Replay.
Yesterday evening, a group of 12 OU postgraduate students and members of staff watched the second of Clegg-Farage 2014 Europe debate while they tested the first version of Democratic Reflection, a digital implementation of the audience feedback method we piloted with flashcards last year. Democratic Reflection is available as a mobile web application, that participants could access from their […]
Starting next week, the EDV team at the OU will grow a bit larger. Alberto Ardito, from Politecnico of Bari, will joins us for three months to work on the development Democratic Replay over the busy period leading up to the UK 2015 General Election. Alberto’s tasks will aim at taking the current prototype […]