Citizen Science Typologies

Created Oct. 26, 2021, 12:21 a.m.
Updated Nov. 23, 2021, 4:50 p.m.

This free course is aimed at anyone wishing to learn about the different approaches for classifying citizen science activities. It requires some basic knowledge and understanding of citizen science. The course will cover:

  1. An introduction to citizen science, a definition of typologies and the challenges of classifying citizen science activities.
  2. Three of the most commonly used typologies for classifying citizen science activities: the Wiggins’ and Crowston typology, the 5C’s by Shirk et al. and Haklay’s Levels of Participation.

Publish information

Authors UCL;
PublisherEU-Citizen Science
Year of publication: 2021

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Training information

Time required: 1.5 hours
Conditions of access: You must register on the EU-Citizen Science Moodle Platform
Language
English
Keywords
Introduction Citizen Science Typologies
Theme
Best Practices
Category
Interactive Resource (Website)
Audience
All Audiences
Education level
Beginner
Learning Resource Type
Mooc
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