The single most important characteristic of the Internet is its capacity for world-wide community and the limitless exchange of ideas, according to a report that delves into the past, present, and future implications of an increasingly digitized world for learning institutions. The report, which is part of a series on digital media and learning published by MIT Press and supported by MacArthur, contends that future learning institutions should be virtually enabled and enhanced to take full advantage of what the internet has to offer for young people and educators.
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.