Digital Badges as Learning Credentials

Digital badging is a new credentialing technology that has the potential of serving diverse youths and promote equity and social inclusion.  Digital badges are designed to make visible and verifiable learning that happens everywhere. From schools to communities, from the workplace to the Internet, youths are gaining skills in a learning ecosystem that expands across […]

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Social Class, Digital Technology, and the Reproduction of Inequalities: The Bourdieusian Framework

Some researchers of digital inequality have applied a Bourdieusian framework in their efforts to understand and explain the complexity of digital inequalities. They have found in the theory of French sociologist Pierre Bourdieu a useful lens to explain how uneven relations of power and the reproduction of an unequal social order are at the core […]

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Parenting in the Digital Age: Discourses, Practices, and Imaginaries about Media Technologies

Last week I had the opportunity of presenting at the DML2015 conference (Equity by Design) a paper on Latino/Hispanic families that emerged from a chapter of my dissertation and draw on data from the Digital Edge project. This presentation was part of a diverse panel that some of my colleagues from the Connected Learning Research […]

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