Mimi Ito: Connected Learning and Esports
Release Date: 03/02/2019
This episode features special guest Dr. Mimi Ito, cultural anthropologist and Professor in Residence at UC Irvine. Mimi is Director of UCI's Connected Learning Lab, as well as co-founder of non-profit and NASEF program partner Connected Camps. Mimi joins Mark in a discussion about youth interests in esports, and how we can embrace and supports all students' identities.
We also learn about "Affinity Online: How Connection and Shared Interest Fuel Learning," a series of case studies of youth online affinity networks and their diverse interests written by Mimi alongside several leading connected learning researchers.