Community-based deliberation is an important element of social cohesion and resilience. Deliberative processes facilitate social learning and dialogue, expose participants to new information, and enable higher quality engagement with important public policy – and with each other.
Focusing on key issues in planning an online deliberative dialogue, this eguide will help you to:
identify risks, understand different types of dialogue, reinforce the importance of moderation and highlight the need to play an active role as a facilitator in an online deliberative dialogue space.
Suitable for anyone with an interest in learning about online deliberation, Making Deliberative Dialogue Work Online is an introductory explainer that unpacks the key challenges of moving processes that would traditionally be carried out in face-to-face environments onto online environments.
Dr Crispin Butteriss
Crispin is a founding director of Bang the Table and the Chief Practice Officer.
Nathan is Bang the Table's Head of Client Services. He has a background in emerging technologies, media and communications and international relations.
Sally Hussey is Bang the Table's Principal Writer and Editorial Director. She has an extensive background in the publishing, academic and cultural sectors.