Digital Media & Learning

MacArthur is exploring how digital media are changing the way young people learn, play, socialize, and participate in civic life. The goal is to make education more powerful for all students by creating more opportunities for more youth to engage in learning that is relevant to their lives and prepares them for success in school, the workplace, and their community. Read our strategy

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Douglas Thomas on digital media and learning

The MacArthur Foundation is exploring how technology is changing kids and learning, committing $50 million to this initiative.

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Cory Ondrejka on digital media and learning

The MacArthur Foundation is exploring how technology is changing kids and learning, committing $50 million to this initiative.

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Cathy Davidson on digital media and learning

The MacArthur Foundation is exploring how technology is changing kids and learning, committing $50 million to this initiative.

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Barry Joseph on digital media and learning

The MacArthur Foundation is exploring how technology is changing kids and learning, committing $50 million to this initiative.

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Anna Everett on digital media and learning

The MacArthur Foundation is exploring how technology is changing kids and learning, committing $50 million to this initiative.

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Connie Yowell on digital media and learning

The MacArthur Foundation is exploring how technology is changing kids and learning, committing $50 million to this initiative. Watch

Remarks by Jonathan Fanton at the Launch of MacArthur's Digital Media and Learning Initiative, New York, NY

MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton announces a 5-year, $50 million initiative to investigate the role and impact of digital technology in the lives of young people. Read More

Fact Sheet: Digital Media and Learning

Youth today live media saturated lives. Young people today spend an average of almost 6.5 hours a day with media. The total amount of media content young people are exposed to each day has increased ... Read More

Grants List: Digital Media and Learning

The MacArthur Foundation’s five-year, $50 million effort to build the field  of digital media and learning aims to understand how digital technologies are changing the way young people learn, play, socialize, and participate in civic ... Read More

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Staff

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Valerie Chang

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

Constance M. Yowell

Director of Education
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Jennifer Humke

Program Officer
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Tawa Mitchell

Program Officer
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Karen S. Hott

Senior Executive Secretary
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Julie W. Squire

Program Administrator