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. 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?
THAT IS A CLASSROOM.
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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