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CHEPA research associate, Zoë Corwin, asked five scholars working in educational technology and games, “What innovations are captivating your attention at present?” The answers follow in a five part blog series posting this week on 21st Century Scholar. About the author: Henry Jenkins is the Provost’s Professor of Communication, Journalism, and Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern […]
CHEPA research associate, Zoe Corwin, asked five scholars working in educational technology and games, “What innovations are captivating your attention at present?” The third answer follows in a five part blog series posting this week on 21st Century Scholar. About the author: Katie Salen is a game designer, interactive designer, animator, and design educator. She has […]
This week, CHEPA post doctoral research associate, Zoë Corwin, will be asking scholars working in educational technology and games, “What innovations are captivating your attention at present?” The answers will follow in a five part blog series posting this week on 21st Century Scholar. Introduction by Zoë Corwin A few weeks ago I attended the Digital Media and […]
We are enjoying the evening light this week. We will return March 22 with a special week of themed blogging on educational technology and games by Zoë Corwin.
by Zoe Corwin In 2004, researchers from CHEPA contributed to a special edition of the journal Urban Education addressing the state of education 50 years post Brown v. Board of Education [http://uex.sagepub.com/cgi/reprint/39/6/667]. We argued that lack of access to quality guidance remains one of the key markers of educational inequity in U.S. high schools. This […]
By June Ahn
by June Ahn (find this post and others on my blog http://ahnjune.com) I’m still in the process of finishing up my dissertation, but I’m finding some amazing findings as I go along. Here’s one tidbit. In my study, I built a social network site using Elgg for 2 urban school districts. Classrooms were randomly assigned […]
By Bill Tierney
by Bill Tierney Sudhir Venkatesh is a sociologist who has written a well-respected book on urban poverty, Off the books: The underground economy of the urban poor. He followed that up with a popular book that derives from his research, Gang Leader For A Day. The book made it onto the New York Times Bestseller […]
Last week Randy blogged about universal standards. Today the Common Core Standards Initiative released the standards for public comment.
by Yvonna Lincoln About the author: Yvonna S. Lincoln is Professor of Higher Education and Educational Administration at Texas A & M University. She is author, coauthor, or editor of such books as Naturalistic Inquiry and Fourth Generation Evaluation (both with Egon G. Guba), and Organizational Theory and Inquiry. Since before the Reagan years, higher education […]
21st Century Scholar discusses Bill Tierney’s CNN Opinion piece. Below you’ll find an excerpt from the piece entitled “Why Subsidize Wealthy College Kids?” which ran yesterday on CNN.com. Randy Clemens provides commentary. The Cost of Public Goods by Randy Clemens Yesterday Bill published at CNN.com an op-ed piece about college tuition. The text generated a considerable amount […]