Katie Davis is an Associate Professor at the University of Washington Information School, Adjunct Associate Professor in the UW College of Education, and a founding member of the UW Digital Youth Lab. Her research explores the role of new media technologies in young people’s personal, social, and academic lives, with a particular focus on the intersection between technology and identity development during adolescence and emerging adulthood. Some of her current projects include investigating identity development across formal and informal learning spaces; using digital badges to recognize anytime, anywhere learning; and building public librarians’ capacity to incorporate digital media into their work with youth.
March 20, 2023
I’ve been researching technology’s role in child development for nearly twenty years. For most of that time, whenever a non-researcher asked me for the verdict – is tech good or bad for...Categories: Connected Learning, Critical Perspectives, Featured, HX, New Trends, Research, Youth Well-Being
December 12, 2022
For the last seven years, I’ve been working with a talented and committed group of researchers and library practitioners on the ConnectedLib Project, a research-practice partnership focused on bringing connected learning to...Categories: Connected Learning, Critical Perspectives, Digital Learning, Educational Practice, Equity, Featured, Research
April 1, 2019
Researchers at the University of Washington (Katie Davis, Ligaya Scaff, Milly Romeijn-Stout) and the University of Maryland (Mega Subramaniam, Kelly Hoffman) are delighted to announce the launch of the ConnectedLib Toolkit, a...Categories: Connected Learning, Educational Practice