The Digital Media and Learning Research Hub has a new connected course called DML Commons. Focused on professional pathways for interdisciplinary work and design-based research, this course is targeted towards graduate students, postdocs, and junior scholars, but is open to anyone.
Posts Tagged: DML
In this post from DML Central, educator Antero Garcia discusses defining a participatory critical literacy, using Nicole Mirra and Danielle Filipiak’s Literacies of Contemporary Civic Life speaker series presentation as a framework.
In this new DML Central post, educator Buffy Hamilton describes how digital media was used to help overcome an instructional design challenge and meet student learning goals.
It has become increasingly clear that youths’ experiences in schools do not match the kinds of experiences they are likely to have once they have completed school. The push to support “21st century” skills stems from this mismatch, and many have advocated for ensuring that young people learn to think about the world not as […]
Some enthusiasts of digital media in learning and inclusion of making/tinkering as a learning activity — including myself — believe that talking about tinkering while doing it, in person and online, can enhance social contexts for peer learning and for learning thinking skills. Although the contemporary availability of resources such as YouTube and Arduino seems […]
Two weekends ago, I had the opportunity to help co-“wrangle” a floor for the 2014 Mozilla Festival, better known as Mozfest. Emphasizing the space’s festival-like ethos (as opposed to typical conference drudgery), Mozfest spills into hallways, walls, and, of course, the web with its bend toward productivity. Described as a “a hands-on festival dedicated to forging the future of this open, global web,” Mozfest brings together a global audience to spend a weekend making stuff.
Educators in schools and out have taken up the challenge of supporting youth to develop the digital citizenship skills they need to navigate online spaces safely so that young people can then make best use of the collaborative nature of the web and its myriad, always-available resources. Online safety for the purpose of greater learning opportunities is the focus of a […]
Teaching in the Connected Learning Classroom, a collection published by the Digital Media + Learning Research Hub, is now available as a free downloadable PDF. This collection, unique in its focus on in-school work, explores the principles of Connected Learning exemplified in classroom practice through the curation of pieces from the National Writing Project’s Digital […]