The ITC is creating on-line materials and carrying out social research for the Ur'say channel. This includes developing new action-research models for on-line facilitation and moderation of on-line discussion fora and exploring the development of democratic participation and consultation models with young people.
worked with Young Scot
on their Ur'Say
channel, when they were just beginning to use their website to gather young people's opinions and host discussions on relevant issues.
ITC developed new action-research models for online facilitation
and moderation of online discussion fora and explored the development of democratic
participation and consultation models with young people.ITC's work with young people
Smith, E. (2004). Young People and E-Democracy: Creating a Culture of Participation. In: (Ed.) Proceedings of Third International Conference in E-Government, EGOV 2004, , () ( ed.). (pp. ). Berlin, Germany: . Springer-Verlag.
Whyte, A. (2003). Electronic Democracy and Young People. Social Science Computer Review, 21, (1), 43-54.
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