AI Practitioner to be published in August 2019
Participation is at the heart of learning, development and change. It is based on the belief that when people take ownership and responsibility for themselves and the world around them, we build better futures by connecting different dreams and ideas. Participation is, implicitly or explicitly, part of any AI process, and beyond AI as well.
In this issue on Participation we would like to bring together a whole diversity of approaches, views and experiences on designing and facilitating participative processes in different contexts, as a way of creating an overview, and being inspired by what is already out there. As well the issue will be a reflection and analysis of what works and explore future questions and challenges for participation.
When we think about new ideas that are being experimented with, we think of stories such as:
The August 2019 AI Practitioner issue will explore the concept of participation from three perspectives / questions:
Call for Articles
We plan to publish three articles per question. In order to include the greatest diversity of practices, experiences and approaches we are looking for your contributions on one of the following topics or questions concerning participation:
Ways to Contribute:
We are looking for articles from several perspectives: experts to reflect on their practice, idealists who will pledge their case for participation, representatives of different schools of thoughts who deepen their communalities and differences, and beginners in the field who bring their bewilderment to the table.
Your contribution can be in any format: an article, essay, interview or picture-story. Creative contributions and formats are definitely welcomed. The final written submission will range between 500 and 2000 words. Art and graphics should be in high resolution and ready for publication. Poetry should be formatted for publication. Video links are also encouraged.
Submitting a Proposal/Draft:
Are you enthused by the thought of contributing to this issue? Is your brain already generating ideas and contributions?
15 April: Proposal or Overview/Outline of Contribution
6 May: First Draft Due
3 June: Final Article Due
5 July: Contributors’ draft from managing editor of AIP for final comments from contributors
Special Edition Editors: