CLTR Symposium on Teaching and Learning Presents: Mizuko (Mimi) Ito

Please join us for a day with Mizuko (Mimi) Ito, Professor in Residence; John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Chair in Digital Media and Learning at the University of California, Irvine

Summary: What kinds of pedagogical approaches, policies, and technologies can best connect between in-school and out-of-school learning and between adult and young people's social worlds? Professor Ito will describe her research on interest-driven and networked learning, and describe connected learning, an approach to realizing long standing progressive goals of education by leveraging today’s technology. Connected learning is when a young person is able to pursue a personal interest with the support of peers and caring adults, in a way that is directed to opportunity and achievement in school and the wider world.

  • 10:00-11:30 Keynote Address How Connection and Shared Interest Fuel Learning
  • 11:30-12:00 Break
  • 12:00-2:00 Lunch and Interactive Workshop How Can We Support Connected Learners?

All are welcome, but pre-registration for workshop is required.


Tuesday, August 27 at 10:00am to 2:00pm

Case-Geyer Library, 560 (Batza Room)
Case-Geyer Library, 13 Oak Dr, Hamilton, NY 13346, USA


Academics, Technology

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