Recent or Upcoming Talks

March 31st, 2013

June, 2013 – International Communication Association Conference
Speaker, From theory to practice: Exploring Social Media as an Instructional Tool. (London, UK)

April, 2013 – American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting
Speaker, IGNITE! Featured Presidential Session: Access to Knowledge in the Age of Social Media. (San Francisco, CA)

November, 2012 – Literacy Research Association Conference
Speaker, Literacies in Online Social Networking Applications: The Case of HotDish. (San Diego, CA)

November, 2012 – Claremont Colleges and Scripps Humanities Lecture Series
Featured Speaker, Help from Friends: Learning in Online Social Networking Applicatons. (Claremont, CA)

July, 2012 – Virginia Department of Education, “Vision to Practice” Conference
Featured Speaker, Impact of Social Network Sites on Adolescent Learners. (Williamsburg, VA)

May, 2012 – Learning & the Brain Conference “Web-Connected Minds”
Featured Speaker, Help from Friends: Impact of Social Network Sites on Adolescent Learners. (Washington DC)

April, 2012 – American Educational Research Association
Paper session, Scientific literacy in niche social networking apps (Vancouver, Canada)

April, 2012 – American Educational Research Association
Paper session, Learning in niche online social networks (Vancouver, Canada)

January, 2012 – National Science Foundation Cyberlearning Summit
Sponsored by the National Science Foundation and SRI International. (Arlington, Virginia)

November, 2011 – Cisco Systems & Joan Ganz Cooney Center
Networked Participation Workshop. (New York, New York)

April, 2011 – Manchester Metropolitan University
Computer-assisted Learning Conference (CAL) 2011. (Manchester, England, United Kingdom)

April, 2011 – Open University
Invited Talk. Institute for Educational Technology. (Milton Keynes, England, United Kingdom)

April, 2011 – American Educational Research Association
Session, New Times, New Learning: Using Digital Environments and Assessments to Promote Sustainable Learning (New Orleans)

April, 2011 – American Educational Research Association
Literacies in a Niche Online Social Networking Application  (New Orleans)

February, 2011 – Learning & the Brain Conference
Featured Speaker, Youth, Learning & Social Network Sites. Co-sponsored by L&B Research at Stanford, Berkeley, Harvard, Yale, MIT (San Francisco)

December, 2010 – Michigan State University
Invited Talk, Title still to be determined.  (East Lansing, MI)

December, 2010 – Literacy Research Association/National Reading Association
Symposium, Going ‘Meta’ on Methodology: Important Approaches to Literacy Research (Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas)

August, 2010 – European Educational Research Association
Symposium, Recrafting formal education: Shifting the boundaries of formal and informal learning (Helsinki, Finland)

June, 2010 – International Society of the Learning Sciences
Symposium, Content Analysis of Collaborative Knowledge Artifacts: Issues & Opportunities for Research (Chicago, IL)

Summer, 2010 – Ontario Institute for Educational Studies (OISE), University of Toronto
Social Network Sites as Social Learning Resources (date tbd) (Toronto, Canada)

April, 2010 – American Educational Research Association
Symposium, Complex ecologies: Moving Beyond Educational Researcher Position Statements (Denver, CO)

April, 2010 – American Educational Research Association
Literacies in Online Social Network Sites  (Denver, CO)

April, 2010 – Institute for New Media Studies
Learning and Literacies in Social Network Sites (Minneapolis, MN)

March, 2010 – University of Nevada
Learning in Social Network Sites: Interesting Questions for Research

February, 2010 – MacArthur Digital Media & Learning Conference
Panel, Participatory Learning: Square Peg in Round Hole?  (La Jolla, CA)

January, 2010 – Economic and Social Research Council, UK
Keynote, Mixed Reality Spaces and Learning (Lancaster, England)

January, 2010 – Tufts University, Department of Child Development
Learning and Literacy in Online Social Networks (Medford, MA)

December 12, 2009 – On the Future of Media
Youth as Media Producers: The Hot Dish Example  (Minneapolis, MN)

October 7, 2009 – HARVARD-MIT-YALE Cyberscholars Series
Youth, Niche Social Media, and ‘Learning’ (MIT, Cambridge, MA)

September 24, 2009 – Minnesota Childrens Hospitals Fall Pediatric Conference
Cynthia Hobbie Lecture, The Rise of Social Networking (Saint Paul, MN)

September 18, 2009 – New Media Institute Fall Conference, Minneapolis
Social Media Research in Education (Minneapolis, MN)