LearningTimes Network –

LearningTimes Network – “MacArthur Series”

Found this link somewhere in the NMC Campus in Second Life.  Here’s the best argument I’ve heard for media literacy and technology integration:

The working hypothesis of the effort is that digital media tools have advanced significantly in recent years, enabling new forms of knowledge production, social networking, communication, and play. People who have grown up with access to these new digital tools are engaged in an unprecedented exploration of language, games, social interaction, and self-directed education that can be used to support learning. They are different as a result of this exposure to and use of digital media and these differences are reflected in their sense of self, and how they express their independence and creativity, and in their ability to learn, exercise judgment, and think systemically.”


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