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Co-designing Metaverse Spaces with the next generation of content creators

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Project Overview

Amplify is a free initiative that aims to empower young students in the design and use of emerging digital environments, with a focus on the metaverse.

YCDI is excited to collaborate with Jesus College at The University of Oxford in the UK to achieve the goal of responsible use and design of the metaverse.

Support Project Amplify To Oxford!

Two students from Project Amplify, and the YCDI team will be visiting Oxford University to present on the learnings from Project Amplify.

 

This opportunity is one for exposure for the participants and change agent involved, showcasing our work around ethics in the Metaverse.
 

This is where we need your support.

To contribute in USD:

  • NCB SWIFT Code/BIC: JNCBJMKX

  • Beneficiary’s name: Youth Can Do I.T. Foundation Limited

  • Beneficiary’s Account #: 374368796

  • Routing Number: 370000077

  • Account Currency: USD

 

International Transfers:

Correspondent Bank Name: Bank of New York Mellon, New York

Correspondent Bank Address: 1 Wall Street New York NY 10286

SWIFT BiC Code: IRVTUS3N

Beneficiary Bank: National Commercial Bank Jamaica Limited

To contribute in JMD

Name: Youth Can Do I.T. Foundation Limited

Bank: National Commercial Bank

Branch: Matilda's Corner

Account Number:374368788

Account Type: Savings

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Project Goals

The project objectives include identifying student concerns related to internet and metaverse usage, co-designing ethical guidelines and metaverse spaces with students, and evaluating the success of the project.

Understand the concerns of students regarding the metaverse and how we can address them

Train Jamaican high school students on metaverse skills and knowledge and codesign metaverse spaces with them

Give high school students the opportunity to share their ideas on metaverse ethics and responsible use of the space

Identify knowledge gaps among younger students and adapt to areas needing focus

Co-design metaverse ethical guidelines and spaces with students

Evaluate the success of Project Amplify in preparation for a continuous programme which can be facilitated regularly

Our methodology involves four phases across a 9 month period, beginning with identifying knowledge gaps and closing with evaluation and reporting.

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Is This Program For You?

  • The target audience is high school students in Jamaica, who will provide their insights on metaverse ethics and co-design metaverse spaces

  • University-level students will serve as project facilitators, receiving expert training on metaverse, digital ethics, responsible design, and co-designing

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