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By Cathy Davidson November 25, 2013 - 4:20pm Comments
Here’s the punchline: The humanities in the U.S.
Why We Must Recreate Higher Education Blog Image
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By Nishant Shah November 22, 2013 - 9:00am Comments
I have spent the last month being unpopular. I have been in conversation with many ‘Open Everything’ activists and practitioners.
How Can We Make Open Education Truly Open? Blog Image
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By Liz Losh November 18, 2013 - 5:00pm Comments
The initiative to Reclaim Open Learning launched a competition that was covered here at DMLcentral to recogniz
Beyond the MOOC: Jaaga, A Creative Community Space Blog Image
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By Ben Williamson November 14, 2013 - 5:05pm Comments
The idea that young people should learn to code has become a global educational aspiration in the last few years. What kinds of questions should digital media and learning researchers ask about these developments?
Programming Power? Does Learning to Code Empower Kids? Blog Image
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By Julian Sefton-Green November 11, 2013 - 5:25pm Comments
I have recently contributed to a new issue of the Bank Street occasional papers.
What Counts As Learning? Blog Image
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By Antero Garcia November 7, 2013 - 12:30pm Comments
I can’t play video games. I forget this simple fact every couple of years and a dark cloud swoops over Casa Garcia and I am enveloped in the feverish button mashing of some complex simulation for a hazy month or two.
Pollution Challenge! and Civic Learning with Video Games Blog Image
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By John Jones November 5, 2013 - 5:05pm Comments
Although electronic texts have been with us for many decades, in the past few years electronic reading has become increasingly popular.
How Does Electronic Reading Affect Comprehension? Blog Image
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By Liz Losh October 31, 2013 - 7:55pm Comments
In the past DMLcentral has covered efforts to recruit more women to edit Wikipedia and to produce more women’s studies content.  As a blogger, I have presented this story as a relatively uncontroversial initiative to improve the accuracy and
Expanding Women’s Participation for Wikipedia in India
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By Howard Rheingold October 28, 2013 - 10:35pm Comments
“Freedom and autonomy are the key words for this class,” says Don Wettrick, describing the “Innovations” course he teaches at Franklin Community High School in Franklin, Indiana.
Freedom, Autonomy, and Digital Media at an Indiana High School Blog Image
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By Lyndsay Grant October 25, 2013 - 11:20am Comments
The seduction of ‘Big Data’ lies in its promise of greater knowledge.
Understanding Education through Big Data Blog Image
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By Liz Losh October 21, 2013 - 7:15pm Comments
On a recent visit to Sarai, a Delhi research think tank housed in the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, I met a number of fem
Human Rights and Social Media in India: Blank Noise Blog Image
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By Barry Joseph October 17, 2013 - 7:20pm Comments
I have a question for you. What do you think is going on in the photos I'm including in this post? They were taken last month at World Maker Faire NYC.
Makers and DML - Separated At Birth? Blog Image
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By Buffy J. Hamilton October 14, 2013 - 6:00pm Comments
In my last post “Literacies and Fallacies,” I introduced Deborah Brandt’s conceptual approach of sponsors of literacy that connects individual literacy developme
Libraries as ‘Sponsors of Literacies’: Diving Deep
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By Thomas M. Philip and Antero Garcia October 10, 2013 - 3:00pm Comments
The opening sentence to a recent Los Angeles Times article says it all: It took exactly one week for nearly 300 students at Roosevelt High Schoo
iFiasco in LA's Schools
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By Howard Rheingold October 7, 2013 - 4:40pm Comments
Ask any teacher why they teach, and for all their other reasons, I bet they agree that teaching matters. Doing something that matters is being someone that matters.
When Students Say They Want to Change the World, Listen