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Exciting Inquiries from DML 2011 Summer Research Fellows

Written by Erin Wilkey Oh
February 23, 2012

Each summer, the Digital Media and Learning (DML) Research Hub ( invites a select group of advanced graduate students and postdoctoral scholars conducting research in the field of Digital Media and Learning to discuss their research and build relationships with other key researchers. During the summer of 2011, Justin Reich and Lisa Schwartz were two fellows at the DML Research Associates Summer Institute. With the DML Conference just around the corner, I thought you might enjoy a glimpse into the exciting conversations and inquiries the DML Research Hub is advancing.

In the first video, Justin Reich describes some of his research into how social media are used in K-12 classroom settings. Reich, a former social studies teacher, is a fifth-year doctoral student at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. You can learn more about him at his blog, EdTechResearcher.

Lisa Schwartz is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Colorado, Boulder. In this video interview, Schwartz shares her thoughts on how new media tools can transform students’ learning experiences. You can learn more about her here

For more interviews with the DML Research Associates Summer Institute 2011 fellows, visit the DML Research Hub’s YouTube page.

Video credits: Marc Bacarro

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