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Environment Group Research Report 2005/04 - Continuing the Dialogue on Radioactive Waste Management: Engaging Young Scotland Innovatively

DescriptionA research project was to design, test and develop appropriate materials, means and delivery mechanisms to engage Scottish young people in the debate and dialogue on radioactive waste management.
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateDecember 19, 2005


Angus Whyte, Ella Smith, Inge Alberts, Ann Macintosh, International Teledemocracy Centre, Napier University
ISBN 0 7559 2610 2
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List of Abbreviations & Acronyms

Chapter One Introduction
The Context for the Study
Structure of the Report

Chapter Two Characterising current practice
What is e-engagement?
Current E-Engagement Practice
Principles of Youth Engagement
The Scottish Youth Engagement Scene
choice of tools

Chapter Three The scenario-based approach
Scenarios as a research and development method
Developing the Scenarios and prototypes
The Focus Group Materials
The Prototype Tools

Chapter Four Experiences of e-engagement
Summary of General Comments on E-engagement
Responses on the Group Process

Chapter Five Conclusions and recommended Next steps
UsIng the E-Engagement Tools Package
Preparing for the E-engagement
Facilitation and Discussion Moderation
Evaluation Criteria and Indicators
Recommendations for Next Steps

Annex 1: Bibliography
Annex 2. Other Deliverables


Further copies of this report are available:

On the Scottish Executive website at: www.scotland.gov.uk/publications

The views expressed in this report are those of the researchers and do not necessarily reflect those of the Scottish Executive Environment and Rural Affairs Department or Scottish Ministers

Limited extracts from the text may be produced provided the source is acknowledged. For more extensive reproduction, please write to the Environment Group Research Co-ordinator, Scottish Executive, Area 1-J (south), Victoria Quay, Edinburgh, EH6 6QQ