UncategorizedNovember 12, 2013

Books, libraries, and the changing digital landscape

Kathryn Zickuhr will explore not only how libraries are dealing with the changing technological environment, but also the larger context of Americans’ reading and library habits, and what they expect from libraries in the future.

UncategorizedNovember 4, 2013

Reading, writing, and research in the digital age

Kathryn Zickuhr discussed Pew Research’s data on reading, writing, and research in the digital age at the edUi 2013 plenary talk.

UncategorizedSeptember 30, 2013

Networked Learners

Four big points about the impact of technology on learning

UncategorizedJuly 16, 2013

The Impact of Digital Tools on Student Writing and How Writing is Taught in Schools

In a survey of Advanced Placement and National Writing Project teachers, a majority say digital tools encourage students to be more invested in their writing by encouraging personal expression and providing a wider audience for their work.

UncategorizedMay 10, 2013

Tech trends and library services in the digital age

Research analyst Kathryn Zickuhr discussed key findings from the Pew Research Center’s multi-year study of public libraries, as well as larger trends in how Americans use technology.

UncategorizedApril 9, 2013

‘How do they even do that?’: How Today’s Technology is Shaping Tomorrow’s Students

Amanda Lenhart talked about the technological milieu of today’s teens and college students as they grew from children to young adults and the ways in which each major new technological development disrupted our previous communication strategies

UncategorizedFebruary 28, 2013

How Teachers Are Using Technology at Home and in Their Classrooms

A survey of teachers shows that digital tools are widely used in their classrooms and professional lives. Yet, many of these middle and high school teachers are hampered by disparities in student access to digital technologies.

UncategorizedNovember 1, 2012

How Teens Do Research in the Digital World

A survey of Advanced Placement and National Writing Project teachers finds that teens’ research habits are changing in the digital age

UncategorizedAugust 22, 2012

Networked Learners

Lee Rainie will present a keynote discussion on networked learning at the The Free Learning 2.0 Conference on August 22.

UncategorizedMarch 26, 2012

The Shifting Education Landscape: Networked Learning

Director Lee Rainie spoke about the shifting education landscape of networked learning at the fourth annual NROC Network Member Meeting