‘Geeking Out’ on Democracy.


The Spring 2009 issue of Threshold: Exploring the Future of Education features articles focused on learning in a participatory culture, produced in partnership with MIT Project New Media Literacies.

Online youth are using new media platforms — from Second Life to YouTube — to hang out, mess around, and learn the civic skills they need to participate in today’s global society, according to Henry Jenkins, co-director of the MIT Comparative Media Studies Program.

Henry Jenkins
Publication Date
Tuesday, December 08, 2009