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Face-to-Face, Online, or Both?
Online
Typical Purpose
Develop the civic capacities of individuals, communities, and/or civil society organizations
Make, influence, or challenge decisions of government and public bodies
Make, influence, or challenge decisions of private organizations
Files
Nesta Digital Democracy Case Studies
Links
Discourse Official Website
Open to All or Limited to Some?
Limited to Only Some Groups or Individuals
Recruitment Method for Limited Subset of Population
Captive Sample
Number of Participants
Small groups
Medium size groups
There is no limit to the number of people who can participate
Types of Interaction Among Participants
Discussion, Dialogue, or Deliberation
Ask & Answer Questions
Facilitation
Yes
Decision Methods
Idea Generation
Scope of Implementation
Organization
Level of Polarization This Method Can Handle
Moderate polarization
Level of Complexity This Method Can Handle
Moderate Complexity

METHOD

Discourse Online Discussion Platform

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Face-to-Face, Online, or Both?
Online
Typical Purpose
Develop the civic capacities of individuals, communities, and/or civil society organizations
Make, influence, or challenge decisions of government and public bodies
Make, influence, or challenge decisions of private organizations
Files
Nesta Digital Democracy Case Studies
Links
Discourse Official Website
Open to All or Limited to Some?
Limited to Only Some Groups or Individuals
Recruitment Method for Limited Subset of Population
Captive Sample
Number of Participants
Small groups
Medium size groups
There is no limit to the number of people who can participate
Types of Interaction Among Participants
Discussion, Dialogue, or Deliberation
Ask & Answer Questions
Facilitation
Yes
Decision Methods
Idea Generation
Scope of Implementation
Organization
Level of Polarization This Method Can Handle
Moderate polarization
Level of Complexity This Method Can Handle
Moderate Complexity

Discourse is an online, open source discussion platform built to facilitate self-governance, including a flagging system to control trolls and spammers, the awarding of badges for positive interaction, and continual education on the universal rules of civilized discourse.


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Problems and Purpose

Origins and Development

Participant Recruitment and Selection

How it Works: Process, Interaction, and Decision-Making

Influence, Outcomes, and Effects

Analysis and Lessons Learned

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