Me:You:We - A peer to peer social learning platform
Me:You:We-a peer to peer platform built by students for students
While academic offerings have moved online, non-academic ones have halted. What’s happened to the social clubs and cultural societies that make up campus life? Me:You:We fills that gap by providing a space for students to create and perpetuate their non-academic campus life online.
Team membersRushda Patel, Marni Wedin
Members roles and background
Rushda - a pharmacology student based in India
Marni - a part-time phd student and education professional
Me:You:We is a peer to peer platform that connects students to a virtual version of the non-academic parts of university life. Think Google’s peer to peer self-generated content model meets MeetUp.
Inspired by Canada’s Storyhive, a platform that connects community members to creative professionals to make video content, Me:You:We connects students with community and academic experts to collaborate on creating their own campus culture. Just like traditional face to face clubs were created by and for students, so too are the experiences on Me:You:We, whether, for example, it’s an online climate change discussion, a cultural exchange between international and local students, host a fundraiser, or a cooking class on Mexican cuisine, students determine what kinds of connections they want, when they want them, and how they will deliver them.
Me:You:We provides just-in-time support such as cheat sheets and video tutorials for participants to follow along as they make their own content.
Through machine learning, the platform gets to know the user and delivers content appropriate to his/her usage patterns and behaviours.
Learning doesn't just happen in the classroom, it happens in all aspects of university life. Currently, there is no place for students to explore all aspects of university life.
Solution target group
All new university students
The solution will enable students to come together and make social connections, practice leadership skills.
Solution tweet textMe:You:We is a platform for students, built by students because learning doesn't just happen in the classroom.
It mashes up current technology into something fresh.
This platform could be used for many topics and scaled globally for cross-university collaborations.
Given the right budget, this is a sustainable solution.
Solution team work
We worked really well together...young university student meets mature one...
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