Histories and Futures of DML

May 21, 2015
11:00 am - 12:00 pm PST
By Educator Innovator

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

On Thursday, May 21 from 11:00am-noon PT (2:00-3:00pm ET), hosts Sangita Shresthova, Gabriel Peters-Lazaro, and Andrew Slack talked with Nichole Pinkard, S. Craig Watkins, Henry Jenkins, Benjamin Stokes and Mimi Ito on the early days of the Digital Media and Learning Research Hub and the annual DML Conference, which began six years ago. By recounting the histories of DML, participants hope to surface new paths forward; they discussed the #DML2055  component of this year’s conference, a futures-oriented experience for all attendees.

This webinar was part of a May 2015 series titled Equity by Design: A DML 2015 Showcase, in which themes from the 2015 Digital Media and Learning conference are highlighted. Check out all the details at http://bit.ly/CLTVDML2015

From this Series:

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During the broadcast, the conversation also took place on Twitter using the hashtags #connectedlearning and #DML2015.

Guests for this webinar included:

  • Gabriel Peters-Lazaro (host) – Media Design Lead and an instructor in the Division of Media Arts + Practice at USC’s School of Cinematic Arts
  • Sangita Shresthova (host) – Research Director, Media, Activism and Participatory Politics project, USC
  • Andrew Slack (host) – Co-founder and Movement Director of the Harry Potter Alliance
  • Mimi Ito – Professor in Residence and John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Chair in Digital Media and Learning at the University of California, Irvine, with appointments in the University of California Humanities Research Institute, the Department of Anthropology, and the Department of Informatics
  • Nichole Pinkard – Associate Professor in the College of Computing and Digital Media at DePaul University, Founder of the Digital Youth Network
  • Henry Jenkins – Provost Professor of Communication, Journalism, Cinematic Arts and Education, USC
  • S. Craig Watkins – Professor, Radio-TV-Film, University of Texas-Austin
  • Benjamin Stokes – Postdoctoral Scholar at the UC Berkeley School of Information and co-founder of Games for Change

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