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TUESDAY, JAN. 15 | 10:30 AM, PACIFIC TIME
Where did connected learning's principles come from and how can they be applied to create effective learning environments?
Mizuko Ito is a cultural anthropologist of technology use, and is Professor in Residence, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Chair in Digital Media and Learning, and the Research Director of the Digital Media and Learning Hub at the University of California, Irvine.
Katie Salen locates her work in the field of game design and serves as the Executive Director of a non-profit called the Institute of Play that is focused on games and learning. She is also Professor of Games and Digital Media at DePaul University.
Both Mimi and Katie are Principal Investigators in the Connected Learning Research Network project Leveling Up, which investigates the learning dynamics of interest-driven online groups that support academically-relevant knowledge seeking and expertise development.
Via Jim Lerman