Multi-section ReportsJuly 27, 2012

The Future of Higher Education

Experts expect more-efficient collaborative environments and new grading schemes; they worry about massive online courses, the shift away from on-campus life

PresentationsMay 10, 2012

Learning in the digital age

Lee Rainie will give the keynote presentation titled “Learning in the Digital Age: Where Libraries Fit In” at the 21st Annual Minitex ILL Conference in Minnesota.

PresentationsMarch 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

PresentationsNovember 9, 2011

The new education ecology

Lee Rainie discusses Pew Internet’s most recent findings about Americans use the internet and their mobile devices to learn, share, and create information.

PresentationsOctober 20, 2011

As learning goes mobile (slides and video)

Lee Rainie spoke about “As learning goes mobile” at the Educause 2011 annual conference. He described the Project’s latest findings about how people (especially young adults) use mobile devices, including smartphones and tablet computers.

PresentationsOctober 18, 2011

Libraries and learning communities (video & slides)

Director Lee Rainie gave a keynote address at the Internet Librarian conference that examined the potential role librarians can play in “learning communities” – both physical and virtual. Includes video and slides.

PresentationsSeptember 23, 2011

Reading, Writing, & Research in the Digital Age

Director Lee Rainie looked at the “state of reading” in the digital age by going through Pew Internet data about how teens use the internet, smartphones, and social networking sites. He argued that reading is now 1) raw material for further creati…

Multi-section ReportsAugust 28, 2011

The Digital Revolution and Higher Education

As online college courses have become increasingly prevalent, the general public and college presidents offer different assessments of their educational value.

Multi-section ReportsJuly 19, 2011

College students and technology

By every key measurement, college students lead the way in tech and gadget use. But community college students do not use digital tools as much as four-year college students and graduate students.

PresentationsApril 7, 2011

Grounding Digital Information Trends

Kristen Purcell’s keynote address at the Museums and the Web annual conference, held April 6-10 in Philadelphia, PA.