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<strong>Welcome to the Civic Learning Wiki</strong>
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Welcome to the companion wiki for the '''[https://rbw.civic-learning.org Civic Learning Project]'''. This is a living knowledge base for information about the research, policies and practitioners in the civic learning space, as described by the Red and Blue Works white paper and systems map.
  
Welcome to the companion Wiki for the Civic Learning Project. Here you will find a wealth of information on the research, policies and practitioner details in this incredibly important space, that went to serve as the basis for the white paper and the systems map available on Red and Blue Works. But this is just the start -
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This wiki has been designed from the ground up to encourage and support collaboration. It's structured so that the basic information is the focus, with the connections between items made obvious and easy to navigate. You can return to this home page anytime by clicking the Red and Blue Works logo (top left of the screen).
  
This wiki has been designed from the ground up to be informative, easy to use and most importantly to foster and engender collaboration.
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If you need an overview, <strong>"Getting Started,"</strong> below, outlines the data architecture and the powerful plain language drilldown filtering available for each of the three main topic areas.
  
To that end, we have incorporated into this wiki a number of Semantic Web principles, which allows us as a collective to treat the underlying data as a living knowledge base - information and the connections between items become obvious and easy to navigate - with a return to home base here as simple as clicking the Red and Blue Works logo in the top left of the screen.
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<strong> You also have the option to edit or add to the data as you see fit. </strong> The menu to the left will always have you one click away from either browsing or adding content.Your collaboration will help ensure that this wiki grows from being the basis of our white paper, into a comprehensive, accurate, and up to date representation of the state of this space. You'll find the pages easy to edit&#8212;it's a self-guided process.  
  
You also have the option to amend/amend the data as you see fit, again, this is a collaboration - with editable pages guiding you through the process via filling in simple forms, or just presenting you with a box that you can freestyle in. I would encourage you to create an account (up there on the top right) before you start to make edits or new items - as it will enable to keep track of your contributions to this effort via the 'Contributions' link, also at the top right of the page.
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Before you start editing, <strong> please create an account</strong> (up there on the top right). That will allow you to keep track of your contributions via the "Contributions" link (also at top right). (If you're new to wiki editing, see the [https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Special:MyLanguage/Help:Contents User's Guide] for pointers.)
  
Finally, we also give you the ability to export the latest data at any time (the csv will be helpfully timestamped) - allowing you to import and utilize in any software product you wish.
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Finally, you can export the latest data from this wiki anytime in a timestamped CSV file, which you can import into any software you like.
  
I would highly recommend <strong>'Getting Started'</strong> below, here you are able to leverage some of the data architecture to the full with some powerful plain language drilldown filtering for each of the 3 main topic areas.
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Please feel free to look, learn, and contribute. We're delighted you're here, and we look forward to working with you to build this space!
  
We are absolutely thrilled you are here - feel free to look, learn and contribute.
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<i>The Team @ Red and Blue Works</i>
 
 
<strong>The Team @ Red and Blue Works.</strong>
 
  
  
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Latest revision as of 18:33, 25 November 2019

Welcome to the companion wiki for the Civic Learning Project. This is a living knowledge base for information about the research, policies and practitioners in the civic learning space, as described by the Red and Blue Works white paper and systems map.

This wiki has been designed from the ground up to encourage and support collaboration. It's structured so that the basic information is the focus, with the connections between items made obvious and easy to navigate. You can return to this home page anytime by clicking the Red and Blue Works logo (top left of the screen).

If you need an overview, "Getting Started," below, outlines the data architecture and the powerful plain language drilldown filtering available for each of the three main topic areas.

You also have the option to edit or add to the data as you see fit. The menu to the left will always have you one click away from either browsing or adding content.Your collaboration will help ensure that this wiki grows from being the basis of our white paper, into a comprehensive, accurate, and up to date representation of the state of this space. You'll find the pages easy to edit—it's a self-guided process.

Before you start editing, please create an account (up there on the top right). That will allow you to keep track of your contributions via the "Contributions" link (also at top right). (If you're new to wiki editing, see the User's Guide for pointers.)

Finally, you can export the latest data from this wiki anytime in a timestamped CSV file, which you can import into any software you like.

Please feel free to look, learn, and contribute. We're delighted you're here, and we look forward to working with you to build this space!

The Team @ Red and Blue Works


Consult the User's Guide for information on using the wiki software.

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