Methods

  • Method: Co-Creation

    Note: the following entry is a stub. You can help Participedia by adding to it. Definition According to Dorthe Hedensted Lund, recent shifts in the understanding and practice of participatory urban governance has given way to a new understanding of social innovation, namely, 'co-creation'. By itself, participation can (and is)...
  • Method: Deebase

    Deebase is a content management system (CMS) aimed at supporting communities in fostering the exchange of ideas among their members, turning chaotic interactions into fully-fledged debates.
  • Method: Deliberation

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    Definition The term deliberation describes a communicative process with the goal of finding solutions to given problems. Definitions of deliberation vary greatly from very open conceptions that basically include any kind of talk to conceptions that focus on a rational discourse and specific ways of expression. These different notions of...
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    Multi-criteria decision analysis is a rigorous decision-making method that can be used to analyse possible options for complex decisions. It enables decision-makers to evaluate options against an explicit set of criteria and avoids confusion by following a systematic, highly structured process. It has been used most extensively in democratic innovations...
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    Online deliberation in the broadest sense encompasses all kinds of discursive online platforms that have emerged since the spread of online communication in the early 1990s. Thus online deliberation can refer to communicative interaction via social media, in real time chats, in online forums, on blogs or comment sections.
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