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By David Theo Goldberg 10/26/2009 - 9:56am Comments
Today, at the forum on Breakthrough Learning in a Digital Age, being hosted by the Sesame Workshop at Google headquarters, we are announcing the launch of a major new research initiative in digital media and learning (DML) and its associated...
Welcome to the University of California's New Digital Media and Learning Re
David Theo Goldberg Profile Picture
By David Theo Goldberg 10/26/2009 - 9:56am Comments
Today, at the forum on Breakthrough Learning in a Digital Age, being hosted by the Sesame Workshop at Google headquarters, we are announcing the launch of a major new research initiative in digital media and learning (DML) and its associated...
Welcome to the University of California's New Digital Media and Learning Re
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By Mimi Ito 10/26/2009 - 11:41am Comments
As a new media researcher, I've struggled to find appropriate venues for publishing and disseminating my work. In the late nineties, when studies of online communities, cyberculture, and electronic gaming were still in their infancy, and when I...
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By Mimi Ito 10/26/2009 - 11:41am Comments
As a new media researcher, I've struggled to find appropriate venues for publishing and disseminating my work. In the late nineties, when studies of online communities, cyberculture, and electronic gaming were still in their infancy, and when I...
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By Barry Joseph 11/17/2009 - 10:00am Comments
Tashawna is a high school senior in Brooklyn, NY. In the morning she leaves home for school listening to MP3s, texting her friends about meeting up after school at Global Kids, where she participates in a theater program, or FIERCE, the...
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By Barry Joseph 11/17/2009 - 10:00am Comments
Tashawna is a high school senior in Brooklyn, NY. In the morning she leaves home for school listening to MP3s, texting her friends about meeting up after school at Global Kids, where she participates in a theater program, or FIERCE, the...
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Barry Joseph Profile Picture
By Barry Joseph 11/17/2009 - 10:00am Comments
Tashawna is a high school senior in Brooklyn, NY. In the morning she leaves home for school listening to MP3s, texting her friends about meeting up after school at Global Kids, where she participates in a theater program, or FIERCE, the...
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By Dante Noto 11/23/2009 - 11:56am Comments
Today, in conjunction with an announcement by President Obama calling for new efforts to reimagine and improve education in science and math, we are announcing a $2 million open competition supported by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur...
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By Dante Noto 11/23/2009 - 11:56am Comments
Today, in conjunction with an announcement by President Obama calling for new efforts to reimagine and improve education in science and math, we are announcing a $2 million open competition supported by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur...
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By Cathy Davidson 11/25/2009 - 3:55pm Comments
Earlier this month, I participated in the Digital Natives Workshop hosted by KAIST, the MIT of Korea, and attended by researchers from the U.S. and across the Pacific Rim. My talk on adolescence and the science of attention (entitled “The Kids...
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By Cathy Davidson 11/25/2009 - 3:55pm Comments
Earlier this month, I participated in the Digital Natives Workshop hosted by KAIST, the MIT of Korea, and attended by researchers from the U.S. and across the Pacific Rim. My talk on adolescence and the science of attention (entitled “The Kids...
When Is an Art Museum a Workshop?   A Field Report from Korea  Blog Image
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By danah boyd 11/30/2009 - 11:35am Comments
As adults, we take social skills for granted... until we encounter someone who lacks them.  Helping children develop social skills is viewed as a reasonable educational endeavor in elementary school, but by high school, educators switch to...
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By danah boyd 11/30/2009 - 11:35am Comments
As adults, we take social skills for granted... until we encounter someone who lacks them.  Helping children develop social skills is viewed as a reasonable educational endeavor in elementary school, but by high school, educators switch to...
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By danah boyd 11/30/2009 - 11:35am Comments
As adults, we take social skills for granted... until we encounter someone who lacks them.  Helping children develop social skills is viewed as a reasonable educational endeavor in elementary school, but by high school, educators switch to...
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By Henry Jenkins 12/17/2009 - 8:50am Comments
Earlier this year, we issued a call for proposals for panels and presentations for the first Digital Media and Learning Conference, an annual event supported by the MacArthur Foundation and organized by the Digital Media and Learning Hub at...
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By Henry Jenkins 12/17/2009 - 8:50am Comments
Earlier this year, we issued a call for proposals for panels and presentations for the first Digital Media and Learning Conference, an annual event supported by the MacArthur Foundation and organized by the Digital Media and Learning Hub at...
Announcing International Digital Media and Learning Conference 2010 Blog Image
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By Henry Jenkins 12/17/2009 - 8:50am Comments
Earlier this year, we issued a call for proposals for panels and presentations for the first Digital Media and Learning Conference, an annual event supported by the MacArthur Foundation and organized by the Digital Media and Learning Hub at...
Announcing International Digital Media and Learning Conference 2010 Blog Image
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By Henry Jenkins 12/17/2009 - 8:50am Comments
Earlier this year, we issued a call for proposals for panels and presentations for the first Digital Media and Learning Conference, an annual event supported by the MacArthur Foundation and organized by the Digital Media and Learning Hub at...
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By Howard Rheingold 12/29/2009 - 11:25am Comments
The Social Media Classroom, a browser-based, free and open source environment for teaching and learning, grew directly out of the first minutes I stepped into a physical classroom and began to realize that I needed to readjust my assumptions...
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By Howard Rheingold 12/29/2009 - 11:25am Comments
The Social Media Classroom, a browser-based, free and open source environment for teaching and learning, grew directly out of the first minutes I stepped into a physical classroom and began to realize that I needed to readjust my assumptions...
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