Virtually Connecting is connecting to the Digital Media and Learning Conference in Irvine, California to join into conversations with experts on “cutting edge learning practice and design with a focus on access, engagement, and equity for all young people”. It’s time to get connected to talk about media and learning. You can read more about the conference and see the schedule of speakers.
We’re connecting with Justin Reich, Fay Cobb Payton, Henry Jenkins, Esra’a Al-Shafei, Kim Jaxon, Renee Hobbs, Nichole Pinkard and Remi Kalir. Our onsite buddies include Christian Friedrich, Mandy Honeyman and Alan Levine.
You can join us in many ways, here are the two most common options:
1 – Join one (or more) of the Google Hangouts below by tweeting us @vconnecting or leave a comment below. We’ll ask for your email address so we can send you a link to one of the sessions listed below just before it goes live.
2 – Follow our sessions live and engage with us on twitter. Use the Hashtag #2017DML if you like and make sure to tag @vconnecting and/or one of our session participants.
If you’re new to Virtually Connecting, read more about us here.
All times are USA, Pacific time. The timezone section below will show you the session time in your local timezone.
Part of what makes VConnecting special is the spontaneity – onsite guests may have to join us a little later than scheduled or leave early.
Thursday, October 5th at 10:30 a.m.
Thursday, October 5th at 1:45 p.m.
We will connect with onsite guest Kim Jaxon. Our onsite buddy is Alan Levine and our virtual buddy is Ken Bauer. This session will include participants from Alan Levine’s MA thesis class from Kean University.
Thursday, October 5th at 2:30 p.m.
We will connect with onsite guest Henry Jenkins and Esra’a Al-Shafei. Our onsite buddy is Alan Levine and our virtual buddies are Mia Zamora and Helen DeWaard. This session will be joined by three classes at three universities in three parts of the world:
- Alan Levine’s ResNetSem MA thesis students at Kean University, New Jersey
- Mia Zamora’s Networked Transformations Seminar students in Bergen, Norway
- Helen DeWaard’s MDL4000 students in the Faculty of Education, Lakehead U, Orillia, Ontario.
Friday, October 6th at 12:30 p.m.