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Promoting Social Recovery After Catastrophe with Smart Technology Living Labs--A Service Learning Project for Remote Tribal Communities in Taiwan

Promoting Social Recovery After Catastrophe with Smart Technology Living Labs--A Service Learning Project for Remote Tribal Communities in Taiwan


D J Tsai


Abstrak

This pilot study employs living labs for action research aimed to bring medical students to tribal communities in Taiwan recovering from natural disasters. Drawing on the applied information and communications infrastructure, thisproject has three goals. First, it aims to use service learning to support cultural networks and community building inthe Jinyue Tribe in Nanao Township (Yilan, Taiwan),linking community-building networks with intelligent mobile technology. Greater connectedness should help residents inaboriginal communities maintain a healthy life attitude even during the process of relocation and reconstruction followinga natural calamity Secondly, the researchers aimed to promote the capacity of people in these areas to use intelligent technology and to cultivate local training resources through service learning projects involving students and teachers from various schools or universities. Thirdly, through the design and construction of living labs, the project aims to initiate user participation, user-driven innovation and value creation in industryby linking disadvantaged areas with the development of advanced technology, an aspect of large-scale social change.It aims to broaden the knowledge chain by including more participants through mechanisms of knowledge sharing and securing their originality. An ethical governance framework has been put in place to ensure accountability, civil participation and to protect human rights.In sum, this pilot research is extending mutual cooperation among neighborhoods and families, strengthening the consciousness and action of the tribal community, establishing local alliances with the research team and consolidating the use of ethical governance frameworks for interaction between tribal and mainstream society.

Key words: community participation, intelligent technology, knowledge sharing, service learning, ethical governance.

 



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