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Wednesday, October 5 • 9:30am - 5:30pm
Preconference Workshops (Separate Registration Required): Learning Analytics, Connected Courses, Maker Programs, Game Design and more!

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An all new conference “geek out” day offers deep dives into hands-on workshops, mini-courses, and working sessions with top experts in the field. Topics range from courses in media making, learning analytics, program evaluation, and game design, to working sessions focused on delving into cutting edge problems in research and practice.

Each workshop will accept a limited number of participants.  Main Conference passes do not include workshop registration.

You still have time to purchase your pre-conference workshop registration pass! The deadline is August 8, 2016.


9:00am – 9:30am Welcome Pre-Conference Workshop Attendees (Foyer)

Half Day Workshops - Morning  

9:30am – 12:30pm Transmedia Worldbuilding for Civic Engagement (Separate Registration Required)
Speakers: Gabriel Peters-Lazaro, Sangita Shresthova

Full Day Workshops:

9:30am – 5:00pm
 Capturing Connected Learning When and Where it Happens: A Workshop on Program Evaluation (SeparateRegistration Required)
Speakers: Vera Michalchik, William Penuel, Nick Wilson

9:30am – 5:00pm Crafting Connected Courses (Separate Registration Required)
Speakers: Alan Levine, Justin Reich

9:30am – 5:00pm Designing Youth Participatory Action Research Pathways: Toward Collaborative Inquiry, Participatory Culture, andSocial Justice (Separate Registration Required)
Speakers: Danielle Filipiak, Antero Garcia, Nicole Mirra

9:30am – 5:00pm Learning Analytics in Informal Spaces (Separate Registration Required)
Speakers: Charles Lang, Caitlin K. Martin, Nichole Pinkard

9:30am – 5:00pm Power Brokers: Building Youth Social Capital through Connected Learning (Full)
: Brigid Barron, Philip Bell, Dixie Ching, Mimi Ito

11:00am – 11:15am Break

12:30pm – 2:00pm Lunch (Included with Pre-conference registration)

3:00pm – 3:15pm Break



B. Barron

Professor of Education, Stanford
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Philip Bell

Associate Professor of Learning Sciences and Human Development, University of Washington College of Education
Philip Bell pursues a cognitive and cultural program of research across diverse environments focused on how people learn in ways that are personally consequential to them. He is an associate professor of the Learning Sciences at the University of Washington and the Geda and Phil Condit Professor of Science and Mathematics Education, and he directs the ethnographic and design-based research of the Everyday Science and Technology Group... Read More →

Danielle Filipiak

PhD Candidate, English Education, Teachers College, Columbia University

Nicole Mirra

Assistant Professor, The University of Texas at El Paso

William Penuel

Professor, University of Colorado Boulder
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Gabriel Peters-Lazaro

Assistant Professor, USC School of Cinematic Arts
Gabriel Peters-Lazaro is an assistant professor of practice in the Media Arts + Practice Division at the USC School of Cinematic Arts where he researches, designs and produces digital media for innovative learning. As a member of the Media, Activism and Participatory Politics (MAPP) project he works to develop participatory media resources and curricula to support new forms of civic education and engagement for young people. He helped create... Read More →
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Justin Reich

Research Scientist, Teaching Systems Lab at MIT
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Nicholas Wilson

Educational Programs Associate, Stanford University

Wednesday October 5, 2016 9:30am - 5:30pm