identifyin key audiences and developing effective advocacy messages
Weeks 3 and 4: Identifying Key Audiences and Developing Effective Advocacy Messages
Discussion 2: Collaborating with Colleagues to Further Your Plan
As you have been learning about in this module, developing effective advocacy messages targeted toward key audiences is a critical component of successfully attaining advocacy goals. As a part of your Module 1 Application, you selected one of the topics covered in your EDU 411 research paper to be the focus of your advocacy efforts and developed specific advocacy goals. Now, you will have an opportunity to discuss the portions of your Advocacy Action Plan that you have developed thus far with your colleagues in order to garner their feedback and contribute your thinking to their ideas.
By Day 3 of Week 4, post the following:
Begin this Discussion by posting the focus on your Advocacy Action Plan in the heading of your post. (advocacy as a teacher in a daycare setting ages 0-12 years of age. )
Then, post the following:
Factors that contributed to your selecting this focus
The proposed short- and long-term goals you have identified
A description/analysis of your key audiences
Your three solution-oriented messages and ways in which you specifically created these messages to target your key audiences and inspire action
Challenges you experienced in identifying your key audiences and your three solution-oriented messages
Questions for your colleagues about your focus, goals, messages and/or any aIDitional support you are looking for at this point, as well as any questions or concerns you have about the advocacy process so far.