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Thursday, August 2 • 3:15pm - 4:15pm
The Connected Learning Research Network: Reflections on a Decade of Engaged Scholarship

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From 2011 through 2017, the MacArthur Connected Learning Research Network (CLRN) investigated the changing landscape of digital media and learning, and helped develop the connected learning model. This symposium commemorates this decade of interdisciplinary scholarship and the release of a revised framework that updates the one presented in the 2013 report, Connected Learning: An Agenda for Research and Design. The symposium will feature researchers representing a mix of perspectives and disciplines. It will recap the major research findings, and how the connected learning model has evolved. Then participants will then reflect on the biggest challenges and successes they encountered, and encouraged to share personal stories and reflections about what it has meant for them to participate in this extended and ambitious collaborative effort. Participants include: Mimi Ito, Sonia Livingstone, Josephina Chang-Order, Vera Michalchik, and Craig Watkins.

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Mizuko Ito

Director, University of California, Irvine

Sonia Livingstone

Professor, Department of Media and Communications, London School of Economics and Political
Sonia Livingstone is a full professor in the Department of Media and Communications at LSE. She is author or editor of eighteen books, including Children and the Internet: Great Expectations, Challenging Realities (Polity 2009), Harm and Offence in Media Content: A review of the empirical... Read More →

Vera Michalchik

Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
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S. Craig Watkins

Professor, The University of Texas at Austin
S. Craig Watkins studies young people’s social and digital media behaviors. He is a Professor at the University of Texas, Austin, in the department of Radio-Television-Film. Craig is also a Faculty Fellow for the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement at the University of... Read More →

Thursday August 2, 2018 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Media Lab - Multi-purpose Room, 6th Floor, Building E14 75 Amherst St, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA

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