Transliteracies: Exploring Literacies and Learning in a Connected World—Part 2 of “Learning and Leading in a Connected World”

July 15, 2015
11:00 am - 12:00 pm PDT
By Educator Innovator

Webinar Focus: As connected educators and mentors work to create powerful learning opportunities, how can we understand and design for the mobile, transliterate lives of youth and adults?

About this Series
What does it mean to learn and lead in open and connected ways in a diverse and complex world? This month, in partnership with CLTV, we are simulcasting a series of webinars co-curated with colleagues from EdConteXts that will run concurrently with Educator Innovator’s CLMOOC. CLMOOC, a Connected Learning massively open online collaboration, is designed by National Writing Project educators and Educator Innovator partners as a collaborative, knowledge-building and sharing experience open to anyone interested in making, playing, and learning together about Connected Learning. In this webinar series, participants will explore themes and questions related to CLMOOC but will also think about how they relate to broader discourses around education and learning, with particular emphases on equity and contextual considerations. To learn more about CLMOOC, visit the FAQ page, and sign up for one of CLMOOC’s iterative Make Cycles taking place between now and August 2nd.

Guests for this webinar included:

  • Anna Smith (host)– IES Postdoctoral Fellow in Writing and New Learning Ecologies at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Shyam Sharma (host)– Assistant professor of writing and rhetoric at Stony Brook University in Stony Brook, NY
  • Amy Stornaiuolo– Assistant Professor of Reading, Writing, and Literacy at University of Pennsylvania
  • Nathan C. Phillips– Assistant Professor of Literacy, Language, and Culture at the University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Jon Wargo– University Fellow and Ph.D. candidate in Teacher Education at Michigan State University
  • Samuel E. Dyson– Director of the Hive Chicago Learning Network
  • Kim Douilliard– Director of the San Diego Area Writing Project and teacher at Cardiff Elementary School in San Diego, CA

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