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Edutopia Announces the Digital Generation Project

Edutopia's Digital Generation Project is the culmination of a yearlong investigation into the media-rich, networked lives of today's digital generation. Read More
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Virtual Worlds and Philanthropy

MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton and Cory Ondrejka, Co-founder of Second Life, discuss the potential of virtual worlds for social good. Web simulcast and live audio stream produced by Treet.tv. Read More

MacArthur Island Opens in Virtual World of Second Life

MacArthur Island opened in the virtual world of Second Life. The island is a new laboratory for MacArthur’s two-year exploration of virtual worlds. Read More

"Do You Seafood?"

From The Daily Nexus
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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. Read More

"Social Media Just an Extension of Teens' Lives"

From the Chicago Tribune
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From ConnectedLearning.tv

New Personal Story: Sofya Zeylikman: Teaching and Learning at the Intersection of Science and Design
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Sofya Zeylikman: Teaching and Learning at the Intersection of Science and Design
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Feb 25 Webinar: Meet the “Deviants”: Networked Artists and Makers of DeviantArt
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