Scratch@MIT 2012 Keynote Jan Cuny and Connie Yowell

Scratch@MIT Second Keynote: Participation in Computational Culture with Connie Yowell and Jan Cuny - 7/27/12

Connie Yowell, Director of Education for U.S. Programs, MacArthur Foundation
Jan Cuny, Program Officer, National Science Foundation
Moderated by Mitchel Resnick, Professor of Learning Research, MIT Media Lab

How can young people become full participants in today’s (and tomorrow’s) society? What knowledge, skills, capacities, and dispositions do they need? How are digital media and computation changing what young people need to know and the ways they participate? In this session, Jan Cuny and Connie Yowell discussed how they explore these questions in their work – and how educators can support young people’s participation in computational culture.

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Scratch@MIT 2012