Continuing Connected Courses

Irvine, CA, December 11, 2014 --( 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, launched in September and runs through Dec. 14.

Friday, Dec. 12, 10 a.m. PST/Noon CST/3 p.m. EST, at

Viewers are encouraged to post questions and comments during the live webinar via Twitter using the hashtag, #CCourses.

Featured speakers will be: Gardner Campbell, vice provost for learning innovation and student success and Associate Professor of English at Virginia Commonwealth University Mimi Ito, research director of the Digital Media and Learning Research Hub; Kim Jaxon, assistant professor of English at Chico State; cellist Laura Ritchie; and Mia Zamora, associate professor of English at Kean University.

“Our goal is to build a network of teachers and students, and to offer education that makes high quality, meaningful and socially connected learning available to everyone,” Ito said.

More Information:
Connected Courses is supported by the University of California Humanities Research Institute,Digital Media and Learning Research Hub and MacArthur Foundation. For lessons, instructor bios and more details, visit

Media Contact:
Mimi Ko Cruz,, 949-824-4587
DML Research Hub
Mimi Ko Cruz
DML Research Hub is part of the University of California Humanities Research Institute.