Kids' Informal Learning with Digital Media

About Digital Youth

"Kids' Informal Learning with Digital Media: An Ethnographic Investigation of Innovative Knowledge Cultures" is a three-year collaborative project funded by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Carried out by researchers at the University of Southern California and University of California, Berkeley, the digital youth project explores how kids use digital media in their everyday lives. Read more

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Digital Youth at the Society for Applied Anthropology Meetings

The podcast from the "Dude, That's My Space" session at the SfAA meetings in Tampa Bay, Florida is now online! Speakers include Lisa Tripp, Heather Horst, Sarita Yardi and Patricia Lange. Lisa Tripp and Heather Horst focused on the prevalence and use of media in home environments. Lisa's presentation was entitled "Negotiating ‘Old’ and ‘New’ Media in the Home: Stories from Working-Class, Latino Immigrant Families in Los Angeles" and Heather's paper was entitled "Office Space: Kids and Home-work in Silicon Valley". Sarita Yardi and Patricia Lange's presentations attended to current and future technological practices. Sarita's presentation was entitled "The Evolution of the Turtle: Designing Social Networks for New Learning Communities" and Patricia's paper was "Commenting on Comments: Investigating Responses to Antagonism on YouTube".

To listen to the audio file of the session click here.

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