Category Archives: Cleaning day: Resouces

Social movements and social media in the welfare state

Last class Pauliina Seppälä (MA Social Policy) gave us a very interesting presentation dealing with some basic concepts of the nordic model of the welfare state (as context / infra / stage) and what it has to do with for … Continue reading

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Fourth assignment: Reading list #2

Assignment # 4: readings + short summary, Due date 12.4.13 Read all three obligatory readings, but write a summary of one of them (which one for which student will be decided in class). Send it through email to Joanna and … Continue reading

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Working with Github: version control and git explained

In our last session Kimmo Karhu (Aalto SCI) gave is a short introduction to Git and GitHub, some of the key contemporary tools out there to carry out open and collaborative projects. GitHub is mostly used by software projects to … Continue reading

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Lessons from Restaurant day mobile camp

We had the pleasure to listen to an enlightening talk by Jyrki Vanamo and Jonathan Ben-Ami about their experiences in organizing and taking part in the Restaurant day hackathon (mobile camp = 50 hours coding apps for restaurant day). A … Continue reading

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First assignment: Case studies of New Media for third sector and other social movements

We have made a booklet collecting the results from the first assignment. The students presented examples of movements similar in spirit to Cleaning day. These included e.g. Carrot mob, Beirut green project, guerilla gardening and much more! The summaries of … Continue reading

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Getting people involved and engaged

Last session we had two nice presentations, here the links to the materials that Jaako and Sanna shared with us How to get people involved (Jaako Blomberg) via slideshare. Based on Jaako’s experiences having participated, started, produced, followed and also … Continue reading

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