What is Crowsourcing, explained somewhat graphical 🙂


Crowd Sourcing = the Big thing. IT IS THE BIGGEST THING EVER.



Killed Britannica. Cold. In fact killed paper encyclopaedia’s cold.

Crowdsourcing is a process that involves outsourcing tasks to a distributed group of people. This process can occur both online and offline.[1] The difference between crowdsourcing and ordinary outsourcing is that a task or problem is outsourced to an undefined public rather than a specific body, such as paid employees.

Outsourcing = acquiring the assistance of people from outside the formal paid roles and structures of the organisation.

Distributed group of people = diversity of people and skills, sometimes across disciplines or locations, virtual or real.

Not Paid Employees achieving core outcomes for the organisation?


The teacher is the paid employee. The students are, for all definitions of the word, volunteers. Without their willing consent LEARNING CANNOT TAKE PLACE.

Distributed = the natural differentiation that…

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