Digital Media & Learning

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Study Underscores Importance of Web 2.0 for Learning

A study by the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) found the actual use of Web 2.0 to improve the learning environment in U.S. schools is quite limited. Read More

Remarks by Jonathan Fanton at the 2009 Digital Media & Learning Competition Award Luncheon

In congratulating the winners of the 2009 DML Competition, MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton notes how the emerging field of digital media and learning requires innovative research and knowledge-sharing. Read More
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Digital Media & Learning Competition Brochure

The Digital Media & Learning Competition, now in its second year, is an annual effort designed to find — and to inspire — the most novel uses of new media in support of learning. In April 2009, the Competition ... Read More

New Online Journal to Examine Media and Learning

MIT Press, in cooperation with the Monterey Institute for Technology and Education (MITE) and supported by the MacArthur Foundation, is pleased to announce the publication of the first issue of The International Journal of Learning and ... Read More
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Digital Media & Learning Competition

In 2007, 17 innovative projects shared $2 million as part of the MacArthur Foundations inaugural Digital Media & Learning Competition.

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"Social Media Just an Extension of Teens' Lives"

From the Chicago Tribune
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"Good News — Finally! — for Parents"

From The New York Times
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"Kids gain valuable skills from time online"

From the San Francisco Chronicle
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"Teenagers’ Internet Socializing Not a Bad Thing"

From The New York Times
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From ConnectedLearning.tv

May 28 Webinar - Expanding Paths to Opportunity
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New Personal Story: Brianna Crowley - Building Connection and Community through Social Media
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Brianna Crowley: Building Connection and Community through Social Media
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Staff

Portrait of Valerie Chang

Valerie Chang

Managing Director, U.S. Programs
Portrait of Constance M. Yowell

Constance M. Yowell

Director of Education
Portrait of Jennifer Humke

Jennifer Humke

Program Officer
Portrait of Tawa Mitchell

Tawa Mitchell

Program Officer
Portrait of Karen S. Hott

Karen S. Hott

Senior Executive Secretary
Portrait of Julie W. Squire

Julie W. Squire

Program Administrator

Media Contact

Portrait of Sean Harder

Sean Harder

Communications Officer