Integrated Studies

Mimi Ito on Learning in Social Media Spaces (Big Thinkers Series)

Mimi Ito, an expert in young people's use of digital media, shares her research on informal learning in online communities, where students can build technology skills, learn media literacy, and create and share their work.
October 22, 2013

Big Thinkers Video Series

Some of the most compelling visionaries in the world -- from Sir Ken Robinson to Jane Goodall to Martin Scorsese -- are focusing their attention on how to improve education. From innovative classroom concepts to suggestions on how to foster creativity and collaboration, they share their valuable insights for teaching and learning and illuminate new solutions to old problems.
Get inspired by their big ideas.

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Mimi Ito is the research director at the Digital Media & Learning Research Hub. She is chair of the MacArthur Research Network on Connected Learning. Mimi is a professor in residence at the University of California Humanities Research Institute. Keep up to date with Mimi Ito and the Digital Media & Learning Research Hub on Twitter.

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