Topic: Connected Learning

Connected Learning Explained

Mimi Ito, director of the Connected Learning Lab at UC Irvine, shares examples of connected learning from her own life and explains the importance of combining personal interests, supportive relationships, and opportunities...

Podcast: Sonia Livingstone

Sonia Livingstone is a full professor in the Department of Media and Communications, London School of Economics and Political Science. She is seconded to Microsoft Social Research for fall 2013 as well as...

In Pursuit of Educational Equity

This video addresses educational equity and how connected learning can help close the access gap. https://vimeo.com/157289578  

Connected Learning Profile: Lowline Project

A project doesn’t have to be digital to embody connected learning principles: for example, the Lowline Project on the Lower East Side of Manhattan (“the world’s first underground park”), combines educational outreach,...

Exploring Connected Learning

This video encapsulates and summarizes the experience and goals of connected learning.

Personal Story: Laura Ritchie

Some connected educators use wikis or mobile phones. Laura Ritchie, a Reader in Pedagogy at University of Chichester, uses cellos. This year, she’s running the ninth version of “Cello Weekend.” According to...

Personal Story: Kim Jaxon

Kim Jaxon, Assistant Professor of Composition and Literacy in the English Department at Chico State University, calls herself a “big geek.” I call her a connected educator for whom the definition of...

SXSWedu 2015 Programming Announcement

It's hard to believe that SXSWedu 2015 is only eight short weeks away! With the event quickly approaching, SXSWedu is thrilled to announce an action-packed lineup of new speakers and programming additions...

Brother Mike Leaves Revolutionary Legacy

“Mentorship, at its core, is about love.” That was Mike Hawkins’ belief, and how he helped change hundreds of young people’s lives. Known as Brother Mike, the inspiring Chicago-based poet, activist, digital...

Support Knight News Challenge Submissions

Applaud and/or Comment for Connected Learning Submissions for the Knight News Challenge! The Knight Foundation's Knight News Challenge accelerates media innovation by funding breakthrough ideas in news and information. The Knight Foundation...

Personal Story: Mia Zamora

Mia Zamora, associate professor of English, Director of the Kean University Writing Project, and coordinator of the World Literature Progam at Kean U., now uses paper circuitry, Twitter chats, and digital storytelling...

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VOTE NOW to get Connected Learning featured at SXSWedu 2015! Voting is easy! Sign up for an account on SXSW's Panel Picker site -- all you need is an email address. The voting...