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5/29/09

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Edutopia Announces Digital Generation Project

Online video portraits chronicle the lives of today’s digital youth.

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5/28/09

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June 4th Webinar to Explore “Engaging the Digital Generation”

Teacher Vicki Davis and researcher Nichole Pinkard will be presenters at the upcoming Edutopia webinar on June 4th.

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5/25/09

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Open Government 2.0

Obama asks public to take part in digital brainstorming session on government transparency policies;  provides open access to government data.

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5/24/09

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Reconciling a Media Sensation with Data

Grantee Eszter Hargittai counters the claim that Facebook users have lower grades using data from her recent study.

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5/20/09

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‘Aha’ Moments - Gamer Contest Calls for Student Video Submissions

The Learning Games Network and AMD are asking student gamers to share how they think education can and will change with digital games.

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5/06/09

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Where Learning Happens

MacArthur grantee Brigid Barron sits down with Informal Science for a wide-ranging interview on looking for learning in unexpected places.
 
 

5/01/09

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New Study on Use of Web 2.0 Applications in Classrooms

Study spotlights the discrepancy between attitudes toward Web 2.0 and use in the classroom.

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5/01/09

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Special Issue Explores Participatory Culture and Digital Media

In the Spring 2009 issue of Threshold, MacArthur grantees define participatory culture and discuss its future.

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4/29/09

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Saturday Webcast and Conference to Explore Participatory Culture

Project New Media Literacies will host Learning in a Participatory Culture conference this Saturday, May 2, 2009, on the MIT campus, from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.

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4/13/09

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Learning How to Learn

Nichole Pinkard, Director of Innovation at the University of Chicago’s Urban Education Institute, discusses teaching and learning in a digital world, including the expanding notion of teacher and teaching.

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2/13/09

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NPR: Interactive Games Make Museums A Place To Play

We reblog a recent NPR story about the efforts of museums to harness enthusiasm around games to get people more engaged with their collections.

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1/15/09

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[Reblogged] Cathy Davidson: Digital Media and Learning at MLA

We reblog recent posts from one of HASTAC’s co-founders that reflect on the digital media and learning sessions at the recent MLA Convention.
 
 

1/07/09

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[Reblogged] John Palfrey on Facebook Usage

We reblog an NPR/ WBUR interview with John Palfrey, where he discusses his research on Facebook usage. Palfrey is a professor at Harvard University Law School and faculty co-director at Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society.
 
 

12/09/08

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Digital Youth Research Attracts Wide Coverage in Press and Blogosphere

We summarize the coverage of new findings from a three-year ethnographic study of young people’s digital media use, which was released by Mizuko Ito and her colleagues last month.
 
 

11/10/08

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“Real World Impacts from the Virtual World” and Sneak Preview of Foundations Sim

On Monday November 17, the MacArthur Foundation, the USC Network Culture Project and Global Kids will sponsor “Real World Impacts from the Virtual World” in Second Life.
 
 

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