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Digital Tools and their Impact: Home

Law of Diffusion of Innovation 

Explains how, over time, an idea or product gains momentum and diffuses (or spreads) through a specific population or social system.

 

 

 

Now that we have a clear understanding of Project SANDI's big idea and its new upcoming digital tools (i.e., Virtual Reality, Field Trips, 3-D images). Let's start by understanding how these different digital tools can benefit populations with different needs and why someone would reject or put off these opportunities.

Not only is Project SANDI introducing new and innovative digital tools to patrons but also to its community of practice members! As a Community of Practice member, you too fall under this Law of Diffusion of Innovation, and for being part of the first cohort to learn how to use SANDI tools, you are an early adopter!

Worksheet: Introducing new technology is always met with a certain resistance level or instant early adoption. Some individuals will immediately see the value of these new technological resources while others don't and express their hesitation or late adoption. 

Discussion: Visit the discussion board 

Overview: Your previous Persona Worksheet from Module one. Watch the two-and-a-half-minute video below on the Law of Diffusion of Innovation as explained by Simon Sinek, a British-American author, and inspirational speaker, to understand why some individuals hold off on new technologies. 


 

 

Worksheet: Digital Tools and their Impact worksheet Instructions:

  1. Use your Job Seeker Persona worksheet from module one to complete this activity.
  2. Fill out the 2-page Digital tools and their Impact Worksheet (attached on the top right of this page). The first page will help you better understand how people's life goals, barriers, or motivations are impacted by new digital resources.  The second page will help you better understand why an individual would reject SANDI programming. 
  3. Submit the completed worksheet to rivera.jahairy@gmail.com. Once received, your worksheet will be posted on our discussion board for this assignment. 
  4. Visit the discussion board for additional instructions.

 

Digital Tools Assignment

Part A: Worksheets

Submit completed worksheet to: rivera.jahairy@gmail.com  Please allow one business day to be posted on the discussion board. 

Part B: Discussion Board

Your submitted Persona Worksheet will be posted here for Part B Completion.  Click here to visit Digital Tools and their Impact Discussion Board

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