The Experiment Digital is made up of two-week long modules that focus on the following topics:
Weeks 1 and 2: Leadership
In the first module, participants discover their personalities and leadership styles, and begin to envision how they can take on leadership roles in their communities. Participants also write a question that describes the problem they want to address, using the design thinking framework.
Weeks 3 and 4: Community Issues
Participants learn about community issues and source analysis, while conducting critical research on the problem they want to solve in their local communities. Participants also play online games related to their themes and debrief the relevance of those games to their real-life communities.
Weeks 5 and 6: Digital Citizenship
Participants learn about digital citizenship and innovative digital initiatives, and integrates online components to their projects if applicable. Participants also work collaboratively to fix unprofessional messages using appropriate digital etiquette, and provide feedback on different responses.
Weeks 7 and 8: Action Planning
Participants acquire project management skills such as fundraising and monitoring and evaluation, and adds them to the final versions of their action plans. Participants put together a formal action plan, with all the components from the previous modules, ready to be shared with funders and community members.