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Quick Look: Researchers Introduce a New Model of “Connected Learning”

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At the Digital Media and Learning conference in San Francisco last week, a group of researchers announced they will examine how social networking, games, and online sharing affect learning, along with the effect of mentoring relationships with peers and adults, especially how it relates to civic engagement and learning in marginalized communities. Watch the video that describes the work.

The Essence of Connected Learning from DML Research Hub on Vimeo.

A team of researchers has introduced a new learning model that aims to tap into the potential of information and online collaboration available to youth in their daily lives. Speaking this evening at the Digital Media & Learning Conference in San Francisco, the researchers cited an ever-widening gap between in-school and out-of-school learning.

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