Carolina Rodeghiero is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Applied Linguistics at Universidade Católica de Pelotas (UCPel) in Brazil. Her research focuses on online social networks and education and trying to understand how to use online social media to learn. She’s a researcher for MIDIARS, which studies social network discourse analysis, and CoCTec, which focuses on computational thinking and social media learning. She joined the DML Research Hub at UC Irvine for four months in 2015, supporting postdoctoral researcher Crystle Martin on her research on Scratch communities.
January 5, 2017
Howard Rheingold says in “Net Smart” (2012) that we all should practice media literacies while online, especially when using social media. With all the issues involving fake news, it seems that critical...Categories: Civic Engagement, Digital Citizenship
December 29, 2016
It’s 7 a.m. and a high school student wakes up on a week day. Instead of getting ready to take the bus to school, he is already there with his classmates. This is a...Categories: Civic Engagement, Connected Learning
July 18, 2016
In 2010, we Brazilians elected our first female president. Dilma Rousseff was re-elected in 2014. Today, she awaits her impeachment trial by the Senate as Vice President Michel Temer assumes her duties. Since...Categories: Digital Citizenship, Equity