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Saturday, March 19 • 3:55pm - 4:45pm
Afternoon Keynote: Dr. Mimi Ito

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Dr. Mimi Ito is known internationally for her expertise on how people use mobile technologies and new digital media in their everyday lives. She is research Director of the Digital Media and Learning Hub, and chair of the Connected Learning Research Network, both part of the MacArthur Foundation Digital Media and Learning initiative that investigates how today’s digital and networked media can be mobilized for the longstanding goals of progressive education. She co-led the Digital Youth Project, a landmark study of the ways young people use new media as part of the initiative, and is co-author of the book based on the study: Hanging Out, Messing Around, and Geeking Out: Kids Living and Learning with New Media.

Her newest book is Participatory Culture in a Networked Era: A Conversation on Youth, Learning, Commerce, and Politics with coauthors and previous TLT Symposium keynote speakers danah boyd and Henry Jenkins. She is also John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Chair in Digital Media and Learning, and a professor-in-residence, Department of Anthropology and Department of Informatics, at the University of California, Irvine. She has two doctorates from Stanford University, one in education and one in anthropology.


Saturday March 19, 2016 3:55pm - 4:45pm
President's Hall

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