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12 Ways to Make Community Engagement Actually Worthwhile

2013-08-13 11.50.08

community engagement

participatory design

co-design

community-led design

human-centered design

At the root of these methods is end users being central to the design process–and being involved from as early as possible.

The myriad tools and tactics to achieve this design practice are extensive:

  • workshops
  • surveys
  • interviews
  • focus groups
  • observational studies
  • analogous situation research
  • expert interviews
  • and many more

With so much at your disposal, how do you choose the best ones? How do you know which will result in effective and meaningful results? How do you if those activities will lead to a fulfilling outcome?

Well, the honest truth is:Continue Reading