We’re excited to announce that GeoPoll will be running a live mobile SMS poll in Tunisia for our upcoming course Mobiles for International Development!

GeoPoll will create a pilot survey that leverages the experience of its 70 mobile health professionals around the world in TC105 to explore how Tunisian civil society organizations can better leverage mobile technology in mobile health, finance, and …



This article has been reposted from the Huffington Post. Read the original article.

By: Stephanie Rudat, Kevin Malone, and Christopher Neu

 

 

“It may have been just noise to you and inspiring for someone else, but at the end of the day, it’s still a waterfall.” – Modified anonymous quote via Facebook



Today we are excited to announce, in conjunction with our friends and colleagues at Ushahidi, one of our first new 200-level courses: Ushahidi: Frameworks for Effective Platform Management, a four-week, online course running this summer from June 4th – 29th.

What has us most excited about this course is our approach toward one the highest-profile and most utilized programs in the …



This post is cross posted from Charles Martin-Shields’, TechChange’s Director of Conflict Management and Peacebuilding Programs, blog Espresso Politics.  

Just got back from ICTD 2012 down at Georgia Tech, and am excited about the state of the field.  This conference is a gathering for academics and practitioners working in the international development and technology spaces.  We got to …



This is a guest post from Laura Ogden, an alumna of our course, TC104: Global Innovations for Digital Organizing. If you’re interested in learning more about using technology for democratic change we’re running the course again in May

 

‘I don’t have an email address at the moment. Can you send me the new finance policy on …



By Gerard McCarthy and Christopher Neu

 

Please note that this post pertains to a customized course developed with IREX for alumni of the Global Undergraduate Exchange Program in Pakistan, a program of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, US Department of State (administered by IREX).

If you’re interested in learning online with TechChange, check out Global Innovations …



 

Editor’s Note: This post has been revised to reflect corrections submitted by PeaceTXT and Sisi Ni Amani

I’ve long been interested in how new media can play a unifying/integrating role vs. a divisive/partisan one and, in this regard, I came across some interesting information recently on a tool called PeaceTXT that I thought I would share. But, first, some background.