Heather Weiss of the Harvard Family Research Project discusses her work assessing how MacArthur's grantmaking has impacted the field of digital media and learning. Specifically, she is looking at how MacArthur support is helping to create influential principles, practices, infrastructure, leaders, networks, and prototypes for more connected learning environments with demonstrable outcomes for youth. Read the Q&A featured in the Spotlight on Digital Media and Learning blog on August 5, 2011.
Digital Media & Learning
MacArthur's grantmaking aims to determine how digital media are changing the way young people learn, play, socialize, and participate in civic life. Answers are critical to education and other social institutions that must meet the needs of this and future generations.