Citizen interaction design
This project, funded by the U-M Third Century Initiative, will develop and assess a learning experience centered on a course titled “Citizen Interaction Design” in which students are partnered with a local community in Michigan for the purpose of using information and technology to effect change in how citizens interact with and are served by local units of government.
Start date: 6/1/2013
End date: 5/30/2014
Transforming Learning for a Third Century, Univeristy of Michigan Third Century Initiative: $50,000
The University of Michigan Third Century Initiative is a five-year, $50 million project to develop innovative, multi-disciplinary teaching and scholarship approaches as the university prepares to celebrate its bicentennial in 2017. This multi-year investment will deliver new leaders and new ideas for an unpredictable, changing world, and will be a critical, relevant contribution to society.
Press and Web mentions
"Working with city of Jackson teaches U-M students about the real world," Detroit Free Press, 4/28/2014
"University of Michigan students unveil projects aimed at helping city of Jackson," MLive.com, 4/26/2014
"UM Students Now Building Citizen Connection Technology For Jackson," CBS Detroit, 1/19/2014
"New 'Google Map' for Jackson's Homes To Be Demolished," WILX.com, 12/10/2013
“U-M and city of Jackson collaborate to connect citizens,” Michigan Chronicle, 6/10/2013
“U-M and City of Jackson Collaborate to Connect Citizens,” Newswise, 6/10/2013