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Friday, October 6 • 9:00am - 10:30am
Designing With (not just for) Learners

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Designing With (not just for) Learners
Provocation: What can we learn by introducing learners to design thinking and inviting them to become co-researchers in our design projects?
Discussant: Katie Salen
Abstracts: Are available here and attached as a resource file below.

Scratch Memories: Using Personalized Data Visualization to Design Reflective Experiences for Young Creators
Shruti Dhariwal, Graduate Student, MIT Media Lab

Genius Hour: A Pathway to Connected Learning in Traditional Public Schools?
David Quinn, Mendon-Upton Regional School District (Massachusetts) / The University of Rhode Island

Scratch Microworlds: Designing Project-Based (Rather than Puzzle-Based) Introductions to Coding
Moran Tsur, MIT Media Lab

Centering Teens As Authorities for Understanding Youth Social Media Use
Rachel Magee, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Multidisciplinary New Media Design Undergraduate Program
Hye-Jin Nae, Rochester Institute of Technology

What’s Literacy Got to Do With It? Youth Literacy Practices in a Computer Coding Club
Earl Aguilera, Arizona State University

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Earl Aguilera

Graduate Research Assistant, Center for Games and Impact, Arizona State University
Former HS English teacher | Doctoral candidate: Learning, Literacies, and Technologies | Studying the role of youth literacies in digital-age learning environments
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Shruti Dhariwal

Grad Student, MIT Media Lab

Hye-Jin Nae

Assistant Professor, Rochester Institute of Technology
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David Quinn

Director of Tech and Integration, Mendon - Upton Regional School District
Dave Quinn is the Director of Technology Integration for the Mendon-Upton Regional School District in Massachusetts. He works directly with teachers and students in grades K-12 to reimagine learning experiences through the meaningful use of technology. He recently earned his doctorate... Read More →
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Moran Tsur

Learning Developer, BrainPOP

Friday October 6, 2017 9:00am - 10:30am PDT
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