Pre-Conference Workshops

Digital Media and Learning Conference 2017

 October 4-6, 2017 | University of California, Irvine

Connecting Leading Innovators, Educators, and Researchers

 

Pre-conference Workshop, Wednesday, October 4, 2017

The pre-conference workshop day offers deep dives into hands-on workshops, mini-courses, and working sessions with top experts in the field. Topics range from courses in media making, learning analytics, program evaluation, and game design, to working sessions focused on delving into cutting edge problems in research and practice.

In order to view the full workshop descriptions and applications forms, click on the icons below.

Lunch will be provided for all workshop participants.

*Main conference passes do not include pre-conference workshops. Workshops require separate registration. Space is limited, passes remain available until the workshops are full.

SCHEDULE

Designing Connected Research for Equity and Justice

Designing Connected Research for Equity and Justice: Building Partnerships through Collaborative Inquiry and Participatory Practice
9:30 – 5:00 | University of California, Irvine. Emerald Bay A | Wednesday, October 4, 2017
6 hours | 20 Participant Maximum
Cost: $100
Nicole Mirra, Rutgers University
Bill Penuel, University of Colorado, Boulder

Preparing Teachers for the Connected Learning Ecology Through Playful Practice Spaces

Preparing Teachers for the Connected Learning Ecology Through Playful Practice Spaces
9:30 – 5:00 | University of California, Irvine. Pacific Ballroom A | Wednesday, October 4, 2017
6 hours | 20 Participant Maximum
Cost: $100
Torrey Trust, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Dan Roy, MIT Teaching Systems Lab

Designing Learning Games – an XCD Approach
9:30 – 12:30 | University of California, Irvine. Emerald Bay C | Wednesday, October 4, 2017
3 hours | 25 Participant Maximum
Cost: $50
Eric Klopfer, MIT The Education Arcade
Scot Osterweil, MIT The Education Arcade

Staking Your Claim: How the Open Web is Won for Teaching & Learning

Staking Your Claim: How the Open Web is Won for Teaching & Learning
9:30 – 5:00 | University of California, Irvine. Pacific Ballroom B | Wednesday, October 4, 2017
6 hours | 20 Participant Maximum
Cost: $100
Kim Jaxon, Cal State University, Chico
Alan Levine, Barks and plays on the web

Pathways Connecting Interests to Lifelong Success
9:30 – 12:30 | University of California, Irvine. Emerald Bay B | Wednesday, October 4, 2017
3 hours | 40 Participant Maximum
Cost: $50
Crystle Martin, DML Research Hub
Linda Braun, LEO: Librarians & Educators Online

Why Making is Important to Assessment and Why Assessment is Important to Making

Why Making is Important to Assessment and Why Assessment is Important to Making
9:30 – 5:00 | University of California, Irvine. Woods Cove AB | Wednesday, October 4, 2017
6 hours | 20 Participant Maximum
Cost: $100
Jessica Parker, Maker Ed
Stephanie Chang, Maker Ed

Learning Analytics in Informal Spaces

Learning Analytics in Informal Spaces
2:00-5:00 PM | University of California, Irvine. Emerald Bay B | Wednesday, October 4, 2017
3 hours | 20 Participant Maximum
Cost: $50
Caitlin K. Martin, Digital Youth Network
Charles Lang,Teachers College, Columbia University

From Good Intentions to Real Outcomes: Equity by Design in Learning Technologies

From Good Intentions to Real Outcomes: Equity by Design in Learning Technologies
9:30 – 5:00 | University of California, Irvine. Emerald Bay D/E | Wednesday, October 4, 2017
6 hours | 40 Participant Maximum
Cost: $100
Justin Reich, MIT Teaching Systems Lab
Mizuko Ito, University of California, Irvine

Power Brokers II: Critical perspectives & new approaches for brokering and building pathways for non dominant youth
9:30 – 5:00 | University of California, Irvine. Woods Cove C | Wednesday, October 4, 2017
6 hours | 20 Participant Maximum
Cost: $100

Angela Calabrese Barton, Michigan State University
Dixie Ching, New York University

Games for Impact in the Trump Era: What Do We have to Contribute?
2:00 – 5:00 | University of California, Irvine. Emerald Bay C | Wednesday, October 4, 2017
3 hours | 25 Participant Maximum
Cost: $50
Constance Steinkuehler, University of California, Irvine
Kurt Squire, University of California, Irvine