Free Online Course to Explore Evaluating Connected Learning

The Digital Media and Learning Research Hub offers new open online course, “Program Evaluations for Connected Learning,” starting Jan. 11. - January 06, 2016

DML Hub Researcher Garners Grant to Launch STEM Programs for SoCal Libraries

Postdoctoral researcher, Crystle Martin has been awarded a $24,000 grant to implement STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) workshops at libraries in low-income neighborhoods throughout Southern California. - September 25, 2015

Innovators Inspiring Young People Share Success Stories at DML Conference

Trio Address Importance of Mentorship, Community Empowerment - June 10, 2015

A Call for Equity in DML Design

Hundreds to Converge in Los Angeles June 11-13 for 6th Annual Digital Media and Learning Conference - May 01, 2015

Pitch DML Projects at Conference

The annual Digital Media and Learning Conference seeks applicants for its popular Ignite Talks program June 11 and 12. - April 17, 2015

DML Hub Presents Free Online Course for Junior Scholars

A new open online course — designed for graduate students, postdocs, junior scholars, and early career professors figuring out a professional pathway and/or delving into design-based research — is being offered this spring by the Digital Media and Learning (DML) Research Hub. The DML... - March 20, 2015

Connected Camps and Institute of Play Offer "Summer of Minecraft"

Connected Camps, a new benefit corporation, is partnering with Institute of Play, a nonprofit organization, in offering a low-cost, four-week online Minecraft camp. - March 20, 2015

Trust Challenge Awards $1.2M to Digital Projects Building Trust in Online Learning Environments

Thirteen projects that aim to foster trust in online environments have been awarded a total of $1.2 million, as part of the Digital Media and Learning Competition’s “Trust Challenge.” - March 12, 2015

Winners of $1.2 Million Trust Challenge to be Revealed March 10

The winners of the 5th Digital Media and Learning Competition, the “Trust Challenge,” will be announced March 10. They will split a total of $1.2 million to pursue projects aimed at fostering trust in online learning environments. When: March 10, 9 a.m. CST Where: South by Southwest... - March 08, 2015

Continuing Connected Courses

Continuing “Connected Courses” will be the topic of discussion during its final webinar Dec. 12. Connected Courses, a free online class taught by open-learning pioneers who developed the curriculum for fellow college and university professors to learn to teach their own open courses,... - December 11, 2014

Mentor Leaves Revolutionary Legacy of Learning

Mentor Leaves Revolutionary Legacy of Learning

Mike Hawkins, the inspiring Chicago-based poet, activist, digital media educator and mentor known as Brother Mike who helped change hundreds of young people’s lives, died Dec. 3. A public memorial services will be held Dec. 21. - December 10, 2014

Connected Courses Webinars Focus on Implementation

Implementing an open college course will be the focus of the final “Connected Courses” webinars, taking place Dec. 1 and 5. Connected Courses is a free online class being taught by open-learning pioneers who developed the curriculum for fellow college and university professors to learn... - December 01, 2014

Co-Learning Highlights Connected Courses Webinars

Co-learning, or cooperative learning among students and between teachers and students, is the topic of the next three “Connected Courses” webinars, taking place Nov. 10, 17 and 19. - November 01, 2014

"Connected Courses" Webinar Features "Thinking Like the Web"

“Thinking Like the Web: A Conversation with Jon Udell” was hosted online by the free course, “Connected Courses,” Oct. 23. Udell is an author, information architect, software developer and new media innovator. “He’s on a mission to bring the surprising... - October 24, 2014

"Connected Courses" Webinars Spotlight Diversity, Equality, Access

The scholars behind FemTechNet, a network of people who collaborate on the design and creation of projects of feminist technological innovation, will host three public webinars — Oct. 27, Oct. 30 and Nov. 5 — as part of the free online course, “Connected Courses.” - October 22, 2014

"Connected Courses" Webinars Feature Internet, Web Literacy

Web makers and university educators will discuss the World Wide Web and online literacy in two webinars - Oct. 13 and 17 - that are part of the free online course, “Connected Courses.” - October 12, 2014

Scholars Discuss Issues of Privacy, Trust During Oct. 10 "Connected Courses" Webinar

A group of scholars who have been studying issues of online privacy, trust and security will meet Oct. 10 to discuss concerns and solutions during the latest in a series of webinars that are part of the free online course, “Connected Courses.” - October 10, 2014

DML Conference Seeks Presentations on Equity in Education

Proposals for panel discussions, workshops and short talks are being accepted through Dec. 1, 2014 for consideration at the sixth Digital Media and Learning Conference, “Equity by Design.” The conference, supported by the MacArthur Foundation and organized by the Digital Media and... - October 09, 2014

New eBook Examines Digital Credentials

“What Counts as Learning: Open Digital Badges for New Opportunities,” the latest DML eBook by Sheryl Grant, delves into the potential of open credentialing. - October 02, 2014

‘Connected Courses’ Presents Sept. 29 Webinar on Social Capital

Educators share their perspectives and practices in uncovering, building and cultivating social capital and networks of learners. - September 28, 2014

"Connected Courses" Presents Sept. 19 Chat with Authors of "Academically Adrift"

Richard Arum and Josipa Roksa, authors of “Academically Adrift” and “Aspiring Adults Adrift,” will discuss their books and research during a Sept. 19 online chat with host Mimi Ito. The chat is part of the free online course, “Connected Courses,” which is being... - September 18, 2014

Open-Learning Pioneers Describe Connected Learning for Higher Ed During Sept. 22 Webinar

Free Webinar is Part of Series Offered via New Online Course, “Connected Courses” - September 13, 2014

Open-Learning Pioneers Take on Future of Higher Education

Sept. 15 Webinar Launches Free Online Course on Open College Courses. - August 23, 2014

CLRN Researcher Gains National Recognition

American Sociological Association bestowed its 2014 Public Understanding of Sociology Award on Connected Learning Research Network scholar and sociologist Juliet B. Schor. - August 22, 2014

The $1.2 Million DML Learning Challenge: Building Trust Online

Fifth Digital Media and Learning Competition responds to Aspen report citing the need for a safe and open Internet to foster learning. - August 03, 2014

CLA’s Hosts Free Hacker, App Maker, Dancing GIF Parties

Want to build an app, make a meme, hack the web or turn GIFs into music videos? Learn how through free “Maker Parties” on Pursuitery is part of the Connected Learning Alliance, a network that brings together organizations, projects, initiatives and individuals working... - July 23, 2014

Creating a Guide for Open College Classes

Experts Convene July 15-17 at UC Irvine to Devise Free How-to Course - July 16, 2014

Free Virtual Minecraft Camp Launches July 14

A virtual Minecraft summer camp is being offered for free at - July 13, 2014

21st Century Literacy: New Initiative Makes Case That Learning to Code is for Everyone

With a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation, a team of researchers from MIT’s Media Lab, the University of California’s Digital Media and Learning Research Hub and Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society aim to engage more young people in computer programming by building on their interests in areas such as music, dance and sports. - July 12, 2014

Summer Plunge: Dive Into Coding and Photography

Learners all over the world are being invited to take part in online photography and coding classes as part of this year’s Cities of Learning initiative. - July 05, 2014

Scholars Present Public Talks on Race in South Africa

Notable scholars from around the globe will discuss a world without racism as they take part in the “Archives of the Non-Racial: A Mobile Workshop in South Africa” this summer, delivering public lectures on global race issues. - June 27, 2014

CLRN Researchers Recognized

Two Connected Learning Research Network (CLRN) scholars — Kris D. Gutiérrez and Sonia Livingstone — have been recognized for their outstanding contributions to their fields of study. Gutiérrez, a professor of literacy and learning sciences at the University of Colorado,... - June 20, 2014

Connected Learning Gets $4.9 Million Boost

Connected learning, a way to approach education in the 21st century that takes advantage of today's abundance of information and social connection, is getting a big boost of support through a $4.9 million grant. Funded by... - June 20, 2014

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