Search results for author:"Donna DeGennaro"
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University of Massachusetts - Boston
E-Learning Vol. 5, No. 4 (2008) pp. 429–444
This article examines an after-school program entitled Silk City Media Workshop. Briefly, the workshop engages youth in digital storytelling as a means of enhancing both their technology and literacy skills. Transcending these goals, this workshop...
Journal of Transformative Education Vol. 16, No. 3 (2018) pp. 220–245
In Unlocking Silent Histories (USH), Indigenous youth participate in a pedagogical engagement with theoretical roots in critical pedagogy, media studies, and cultural sociology. These frameworks inform how youth participate in a self-directed,...
Journal of Research on Technology in Education Vol. 41, No. 1 (2008) pp. 1–20
Researchers espouse that youth are learning differently than any other generation. Many researchers believe that because youth are leading the way with technology, their technology practices impact the way that they connect with the world around...
Educational Leadership Vol. 68, No. 3 (November 2010) pp. 73–76
Lilla G. Frederick Middle School in the Dorchester area of Boston doesn't just train neighborhood parents how to use technology--it offers families who complete the training a new laptop practically free (for $50.00). What's more, students and...
Journal of Curriculum Studies Vol. 40, No. 3 (June 2008) pp. 329–351
This paper examines the evolving participation of instructors and learners in an after-school web page-design course intended to improve technology practices. Defined here as technology fluency, these practices emerge through a highly fluctuating...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 10, No. 3 (September 2010) pp. 338–359
The integration of technology into preservice teacher education continues to be emphasized as important. The hope is that if future teachers obtain technology skills they will design meaningful technology-mediated learning experiences for their...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 2428–2436
Although computers and Internet connections are increasingly becoming commonplace in educational settings, their implementation is somewhat limited. Notwithstanding this narrow use in education, teenagers with Internet access find computers useful...
Looking to Transform Learning: From Social Transformation in the Public Sphere to Authentic Learning in the Classroom
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2010 (Jun 29, 2010) pp. 2357–2363
In and out of school technology uses present themselves differently. Namely, outside structures more often than not reflect distributed knowledge models, while inside structures mirror hierarchical ones. Drawing upon theoretical frames of cultural ...
Cultural Studies of Science Education Vol. 4, No. 1 (March 2009) pp. 77–87
We examine the inseparability of one's environment with the elements of adaptation and identity. Specifically, we revisit the Project H.O.M.E. learning environment as we suggest that the entities of adaption and environment are not only binding, but ...
Tapping Youth as Tech Leaders: A Discussion of Expertise, Learning, and Mutual Benefit Within Collaborative IT Initiatives
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 1941–1946
Increasingly youth organizations use technologies both to draw youth in and, optimally, to reconnect them to their communities in new ways. Our data indicate that youth who engage in projects requiring analysis of their communities often see them...