Prof. Marina Bers will describe current research on a pedagogical approach for early childhood computer science education called “Coding as Another Language”.
Why Wholesome Memes Might Be Our Best Hope Against the Nazis
The wholesome ethic is egalitarian, antifascist, and resists ironic deployment—they build solidarity.
Podcast: Caroline Jack, “How Facts Survive In Public Service Media”
When the Ad Council bombarded television viewers with messages on economic literacy, was it information or propaganda?
Caroline Jack: “How Facts Survive in Public Service Media”
When the Ad Council bombarded television viewers with messages on economic literacy, was it information or propaganda? One way to answer that question is to look at corporate managers and executives as consequential social actors.
Stepping Your Game Up: Technical Innovation Among Young People of Color in Hip-Hop
Hip-hop culture through media technologies, historical examination of the hip-hop mixtape economy, and analysis of the “Crank Dat” online dance craze.
Ellen Hume to speak on news literacy
Helping young people learn how to navigate the news in ways that make them feel more connected to their world.
Jenkins interviewed for PBS’ Frontline on the future of news
Henry Jenkins: “Each of these moments fundamentally altered pretty much everything in the culture, touching every major institution, impacting all aspects of everyday life, and fundamentally reshaping our understanding of what it meant to be human.”