[Alac-sc-outreach] Fwd: Re: [EURO-Discuss] EURALO Outreach Strategic Plan - please comment
Olivier MJ Crépin-Leblond
ocl at gih.com
Mon Aug 21 06:52:29 UTC 2017
please find my answers below:
On 21/08/2017 06:06, Maureen Hilyard wrote:
> The guide is good.. but if its something we want everyone to make
> sense of we need to explain each section without oral or written
> language which is the first barrier...
> We keep saying that a lot of our potential participants are not
> comfortable with English and then we give them that booklet.
Actually all of the Beginners Guides are translated in the 5 UN
languages. It's actually the main point of the Beginners Guides, that
they are translated.
> I love those videos where an artist draws a flowchart as a visual to
> explain a process - no language but the message is clear.
> A new online guidebook could consist of a series of flowcharts that
> introduce and explain each process.
> By clicking onto the flowchart you would access the artist's
> "explanation" of how the process occurs, but no actual voice-over
> required - so no language barriers..
I fully support this. The problem, in my opinion, is not the language.
It's the medium that the message is delivered on. In a world where young
people have stopped reading anything else than instant messages, we need
to reduce written content to short paragraphs and add audio visual content.
> Anyone know a good artist?
ICANN did. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1kFcxf8KAjg
Also have a look at the explanation of the Trademark Clearinghouse:
> On Sat, Aug 19, 2017 at 12:37 PM, Olivier MJ Crépin-Leblond
> <ocl at gih.com <mailto:ocl at gih.com>> wrote:
> Hello all,
> a response I have received during the consultation process of our
> Outreach Strategy mentioned a comment I have heard on many
> occasions: how do ALSes get their members involved in At-Large
> activity? (see below)
> There is a beginner's guide that explains how to participate in
> At-Large, but it is more than three years old.
> And when I read the Guide I can't help wondering why this has not
> been providing a suitable answer to all the people who have asked
> me this question. Are we missing the target? How can we rectify this?
> Kindest regards,
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> Subject: Re: [EURO-Discuss] EURALO Outreach Strategic Plan -
> please comment
> Date: Thu, 17 Aug 2017 19:03:47 +0200
> From: svg at milathan.ltd <mailto:svg at milathan.ltd>
> <svg at milathan.ltd> <mailto:svg at milathan.ltd>
> To: Olivier MJ Crepin-Leblond <ocl at gih.com> <mailto:ocl at gih.com>
> CC: Discussion for At-Large Europe
> <euro-discuss at atlarge-lists.icann.org>
> <mailto:euro-discuss at atlarge-lists.icann.org>
> One suggestion I have is to augment the « Task Force on ALS
> Engagement » section with a mention of the difficulties some ALSes
> may have in explaining to their members how they are able to
> participate and helping them to understand the basic At Large
> structure and dynamics so that their participation becomes easier.
> It’s certainly an issue we’ve had in the individual users’ org and
> I think it would be useful to reflect this in EURALO’s Outreach Plan.
> Stéphane Van Gelder
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Olivier MJ Crépin-Leblond, PhD
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