Digital Media & Learning

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New Web Search Experience Based on Librarian Expertise

Researchers and developers from OCLC, the information schools of Syracuse University, and the University of Washington announced their participation in a new international effort to explore the creation of a more credible Web search. Read More
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Living and Learning with New Media: Summary of Findings from the Digital Youth Project

This white paper summarizes the results of a three-year ethnographic study, funded by the MacArthur Foundation, examining young people’s participation in the new media ecology. It represents a condensed version of a longer treatment of ... Read More
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Digital Media's Effect on Kids & Learning

To learn more about the MacArthur Foundation's efforts to better understand the role of digital media in the lives of our children, visit http://www.macfound.org/dml.

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MacArthur's Commitment to Technology & the Future

To learn more about the MacArthur Foundation's commitment to technology, especially digital technology and how it shapes our lives and our enviroments, visit http://www.macfound.org/dml.

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"Contest Seeks Applicants in Creative Technology"

From The Chronicle of Philanthropy
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"I’m So Totally, Digitally Close to You"

From The New York Times
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From ConnectedLearning.tv

Replay: An Intro to 'Teaching the Web' and 'Web Literacy' - Jan. 15, 2015
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Replay: Video Games as the New 21st-Century Literacy - Sept. 11, 2014
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Replay: KQED "Do Now" - Youth Discussing Real Issues in Realtime - June 12, 2014
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Staff

Portrait of Valerie Chang

Valerie Chang

Interim 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