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Game Impact: New Report on Field Cohesion

May 21, 2015

After more than a decade, the field of social impact games may be mature enough to step back and…

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Why Theory is Practical

May 18, 2015

A recent editorial by Jason Ma in Forbes documents a fascinating array of experiential learning programs. While I am not against experiential learning, it concerned me that Ma made the case for this learning by placing it…

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Avengers, Privilege and Internet Nerdrage

May 14, 2015

I want to complain for a minute about a certain Hollywood superhero blockbuster.

Then, I want to complain for a minute about people who complain about superhero blockbusters on the Internet.

Hypocrite? Probably.

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UCHRI Seeks Postdoctoral Scholar

May 11, 2015

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Teaching The Humanities Online

May 11, 2015

So many online courses concentrate on hard sciences and practical skills. How about the humanities? Laura Gibbs, who teaches two purely online courses for the University of Oklahoma, most…

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May 9, 2015

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Collaborative Thinking Through Writing, Libraries, Markerboards

May 7, 2015

How might mediums for writing in school libraries be opportunities to grow academic literacies for students across different grades and academic tracks? How might…

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Teaching Urban Digital Literacy Outside Schools, Part 3

May 4, 2015

World making or world building as a pedagogical activity emphasizes authoring entire environments and systems collaboratively rather than merely having students compose one discrete text at a time in isolation. A few years ago, DML Central…

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Expanding Paths to Opportunity

May 1, 2015

How are contemporary structures of opportunity changing, and what skills and dispositions are needed to expand paths to opportunity?

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Histories and Futures of DML

April 30, 2015

How can reflecting on histories of DML inform our thinking for the future?

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Open Learning and EdTech for an Equitable Future

April 30, 2015

What roles can Open Learning and Educational Technology play in overcoming educational inequalities and providing learners with maximum opportunity and agency?

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The Digital Imagination of Government

April 30, 2015

In the UK, the last year or so has seen a massive proliferation of interest in digital education right across the spectrum of the public, private and civil society sectors. Digital education has now become the focus for a cross-sector “…

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This year's Digital Media and Learning Conference will be held in Los Angeles. The theme is "Equity of Design."

A Call for Equity in DML Design

April 29, 2015

Hundreds to Converge in Los Angeles June 11-13 for 6th Annual Digital Media and Learning Conference The 6th annual Digital Media and Learning Conference, themed “Equity by Design,” calls for learning organizations and institutions to explore ways for youth to engage in meaningful and relevant learning. “What we’re trying to […]

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Open Learning in Fan Fiction Communities

April 27, 2015

What does distributed mentoring look like in fan fiction communities, and what can it tell us about open learning?

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Grappling with Equity and Gaze: A Conversation with Shirin Vossoughi and Meg Escudé

April 27, 2015

As the maker movement continues to build in numbers, I’ve been particularly interested in the critical research that is scrutinizing the dynamics of interaction and learning within spaces of making.

I recently got a chance to talk…

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Minecraft and The Future of Transmedia Learning

April 23, 2015

EPIC HEADSHOP: The Evolution of Minecraft

When my 8-year-old son typed “epic headshop at 31;65” into the command prompt, I realized the Minecraft I knew was dead. In its place something new had…

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Connected Civics and Learning

April 20, 2015

What does connected learning look like when it is centered on civic and political interests? A new paper that I co-authored with Lissa Soep,…

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April 17, 2015