ASCLA President’s Program at ALA Annual Conference 2014!

Connected Learning and Libraries: At the Intersection of the Arts, Media, New Technologies, and Informal Learning.

Sunday, June 29, 10:30am – 12:00pm, Las Vegas Convention Center, Rooms N255/257

Connected Learning is an exciting educational approach that is attracting increasing attention from educators, librarians, foundations, and governments. It makes learning relevant to all populations, to real life and real work, and to the realities of the digital age where the demand for learning never stops. Join Kylie Peppler, Advisor to the Connected Learning Research Network, to learn more about the connected learning approach, underlying research, and how it can be successfully leveraged in the design of library spaces and programming targeted at today’s youth.

Speaker: Kylie Peppler, Assistant Professor, Learning Sciences Program, Indiana University, Bloomington

Kylie Peppler, an artist by training, engages in research that focuses on the intersection of arts, media, new technologies, and informal learning. Currently, Peppler’s work examines the media arts practices of urban and rural youth and youth with disabilities in order to support literacy, learning, and the arts in the 21st Century. An Advisor for the Connected Learning Research Network, Peppler has also conducted research on media arts in youth communities for the National Science Foundation, the Wallace Foundation, the Spencer Foundation, the U.S. Department of Education, and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation’s Digital Media and Learning Initiative.

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