April 22, 2015

Connected Learning

Keynote for the Emerging Technologies for Online Learning conference, April 22, 2015...

October 22, 2014

Geeking out and Leveling up: How Gamers, Fans, and Makers Learn through Affinity Networks

A talk at NYU co-sponsored by the Departments of Media Culture and Communication, Teaching and Learning, and the Educational Communication and Technology programs at MAGNET, October 22, 2014...

October 15, 2014

Connected Learning

A talk for the University of Pittsburg Childhood Studies Speakers Series, October 15, 2014...

October 14, 2014

Guiding and Supporting Young People in a Networked Era

A talk for the National Scholarship Providers Association, Pittsburg, October 14, 2014 Today’s learners are immersed in an abundance of information, media and ubiquitous social connection. Despite unprecedented access to educational resources and expertise, our research found only a small...

August 19, 2014

Unbundling Education

Talk for Google Brazil Big Think Education...

April 8, 2014

Connected Learning

Keynote for the Campus Technology Forum 2014, Long Beach, CA [link]...

March 26, 2014

Digital Directions in Learning: Motivating Youth Participation

Webinar for The Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access (SCLDA)...

March 19, 2014

CoSNx Visions on Connected Learning

Talk for CoSN annual international symposium, Connected Learning – What Does This Mean For Formal Education? [link]...

March 7, 2014

Learning Identities for All

Featured session for DML2014 [link ]...

February 18, 2014

Connected Learning and Literacy

UC Irvine Campus Writing Coordinator Seminar [link]...

February 5, 2014

Connected Learning

Keynote for the EdTech Teacher iPad Summit, San Diego [link]...

January 31, 2014

Connected Learning

Keynote for the UC San Diego Experiential Learning Conference [link]...

December 17, 2013

Connected Learning

TIES Educational technology conference keynote and Q&A [link]...

October 30, 2013

Connecting to Something Bigger: The Power of Open, Peer-to-Peer Learning

Webinar for ConnecteLearning.TV's Connected Educator month series [link]...

October 24, 2013

Connected Learning

Keynote for Creative Cartographies: Paths for the Liberal Arts in a Changing Media Landscape, the 10th biennial conference of the Consortium for the Liberal Education of Artists (CLEA), hosted by the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA)...

October 18, 2013

Enhancing Connected Learning

A talk for the Nueva School's Innovative Learning Conference [link]...

October 16, 2013

Open Networks for Social and Connected Learning

Featured session at Educause 2013 in Anaheim [link]...

The Digital Shift: Reinventing Libraries

Webinar for the Library Journal [link]...

October 9, 2013

Connected Learning: New Media Ecology and Young People

Lecture at the University of Winnipeg [link]...

June 19, 2013

New Sites of Learning: Digital Makers in and out of School

Maker Bridge Webinar with Lisa Regalla, Iris Lapinski, Julian Sefton-Green and Kylie Peppler....

June 9, 2013

What does "interest-driven" look like?

Webinar for connectedlearning.tv. [link] Watch live streaming video from connectedlearningtv at livestream.com...

June 7, 2013

Youth and New Media

Workshop with Lauren Berliner, Mary Gray, Robert Lecusay and Christo Sims for the UCSD Communications 30th Anniversary celebration...

May 29, 2013

A Dive Into Connected Learning

Alliance for Excellence in Education webinar I participated in with Martens Roc, Katie, Salen, Craig Watkins, and Elyse Eidman-Aadahl. [video and podcast]...

May 14, 2013

Connected Learning

Plenary for the Maricopa Center for Learning and Instruction Technology Conference. [link]...

May 3, 2013

What it means to be a connected learner

Keynote address for the ACPE annual conference. [link]...

January 15, 2013

The essence of connected learning environments

Webinar with Katie Salen for connectedlearning.tv. [link] connectedlearningtv on livestream.com. Broadcast Live Free...

November 29, 2012

Connected Learning and Literacy

Plenary presentation for the Literacy Research Association. [link]...

November 9, 2012

Are social networks making us feel closer or are they pushing us away?

Debate with Stephen Marche, Zeynep Tufekci, Rahaf Harfoush, and Randi Zuckerberg for Ciudad de las Idea, Puebla, Mexico video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player...

November 7, 2012

JSB Symposium: Connected Learning

Lecture for the John Seely Brown Symposium Series, University of Michigan. [link] Wednesday, November 7, 2 p.m. Kahn Auditorium, Biomedical Science Research Building...

May 22, 2012

Connected Learning

Talk and panel discussion for CALIT2's Digitized: Life Transformed event. Recap of the event here. Video of the talk here....

May 10, 2012

Conversation with Howard Rheingold

Media Lab Conversation: Howard Rheingold, appearance together with Joi Ito [link]...

March 22, 2012

Translation, Triggers, and Transitions: What does it take to connect interests to achievement?

Webinar for connectedlearning.tv. Link to livestream here....

March 21, 2012

Digital Media and the Future of Learning

Presentation for the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District Foundation [link]...

March 12, 2012

Education in a Digitally Connected World

FutureofEducation.com webinar with Steve Hargadon. Archive here....

February 16, 2012

Digital Futures: What Comes After the Network Society

Panel discussion with Tom Boellsorff and Maria Bezaitis at UC Irvine. [link]...

February 12, 2012

Helping to Fix Educational Opportunity

Ignite talk for the 2012 Social Computing Symposium. [video]...

November 16, 2011

Fandom Unbound: Otaku Culture in a Connected World

Talk for the MIT Cool Japan and Center for Civic Media speaker series. Video here....

October 29, 2011

Connected Learning

American Association of School Librarians meeting, Minneapolis, MN. Press release....

October 13, 2011

Learning with Social and Mobile Media: The Positive Potential of Peer Pressure and Messing Around Online

Keynote address for Mobility Shifts in NYC, October 2011. Write-up by Doug Belshaw here. Mimi Ito, University of California, Irvine from The Politics of Digital Culture on Vimeo....

September 30, 2011

Connected Learning in a Networked Age

Statewide IT conference at Indiana University...

May 10, 2011

Learning in a Connected World

A talk for the Pearson Forum 2011, Always Learning. [video of talk]...

March 30, 2011

Teens Hanging Out, Messing Around, and Geeking Out

Microsoft Leadership Summit, Imagine 2011. [video of talk]...

January 7, 2011

Connected Lifelong Learning

Keynote talk for the OCLC American Library Association Midwinter Meeting on "Transformational Literacy." Video here....

October 20, 2010

Hanging Out, Messing Around and Geeking Out: Connected Learning & Play in a Digital Age

Quello Center for Telecommunication Management and Law, Michigan State University 2010 Quello Lecture [link]...

October 1, 2010

Back to Digital School

Meet the Media Guru, Milan [link]...

July 7, 2010

How can social media drive kids to become passionate intellectuals and engaged citizens?

Talk for the Aspen Ideas Festival 2010 [link]...

June 16, 2010

What the User Wants in mLearning

Keynote address for mLearning Con 2010....

June 10, 2010

Learning with Social Media: The Positive Potential of Peer Pressure and Messing Around Online

Opening keynote for the 2010 NMC Summer Conference....

May 3, 2010

Peer-Based Learning in a Networked Age

Keynote address for University of Michigan's Enriching Scholarship 2010....

February 25, 2010

New Media and Its Superpowers

Talk for the National Association of Independent Schools Annual Conference Transcript of the talk is here....

February 10, 2010

Amateur Media Production and Networked Collaboration

Closing keynote for Computer Supported Cooperative Work 2010. Transcript of talk here....

January 28, 2010

Critical Legalities Workshop: Youth and Digital Culture

Workshop with John Palfrey and Liz Losh for the UCI Center in Law, Society, and Culture, 3:00-5:00 PM, Humanities Gateway 1010...

October 28, 2009

The Next Revolution in Learning: How Digital Culture is Shaping Where and How Children Learn

A panel presentation for Breakthrough Learning in a Digital Age. The transcript of my talk is posted here....

October 7, 2009

Sociocultural Contexts of Game-Based Learning

Presentation at a workshop for the National Academy of Science's Committee on Learning Science: Computer Games, Simulations, and Education....

April 27, 2009

NAB Keynote

Technology Luncheon Keynote at the National Association of Broadcasters Show, Las Vegas. The transcript of the talk is here....

April 17, 2009

Digital Youth and Participatory Learning

A conversation with Howard Rheingold for the MacArthur Foundation supported Digital Media & Learning Competition Winners' Showcase...

April 14, 2009

Networked Publics and Peer-Based Learning

Jan Hawkins Award presentation, American Educational Research Association, San Diego. 10:30-12noon, Omni Salon C...

March 17, 2009

Mashed-Up, Amateur, and P2P: The Emerging Digital Media Landscape

Keynote address for the Taiwan, Technology & Beyond conference....

March 6, 2009

Amateur Innovation: Creative Production in the Emerging Digital Media Landscape

Talk for Deutsche Telekom Trendforum 2009, Hanover....

February 24, 2009

Born Digital -- Born Mobile: A Look at the Future of Communication and Search

Closing Keynote for the nfais 51st annual conference, Barbarians at the Gate: The Impact of Digital Natives and Emerging Technologies on the Future of Information Services...

December 5, 2008

Hanging Out, Messing Around and Geeking Out: Genres of Youth Participation in Networked Publics

UC Irvine Informatics Seminar. 3pm, 5011 Donald Bren Hall [video]...

October 24, 2008

Networked Publics and Participatory Media Culture: What Kids are Doing Online

Founders Circle Luncheon address at the James Madison College, Michigan State University. Event in honor of founding faculty member Peter Lyman....

October 16, 2008

Hanging Out, Messing Around and Geeking Out

Keynote address for the Association of Internet Research, Copenhagen....

April 26, 2008

K-12--The Digital Age--Do Kids Now Learn Differently?

Plenary Session at the Education Writer’s Association Annual Conference, Chicago....

April 23, 2008

From MySpace to HipHop: New Media in the Everyday Lives of Youth

Public forum presented by the MacArthur Foundation, Common Sense Media, and the Stanford University School of Education. Stanford University....

February 21, 2008

The Social Life of Mobile Media

University of Wisconsin-Madison Holtz Center for Science and Technology Studies Lecture Series....

December 14, 2007

Chronicling Portable Practices in Urban Environments

A keynote talk for Research methods in informal and mobile learning: How to get the data we really want, Institute of Education, London....

December 6, 2007

DIY Media and Amateur Cultural Production

A talk for the Yahoo! Research Big Thinkers speaker series...

November 21, 2007

The Social Life of Mobile Media

A keynote presentation at Mobilefest in São Paulo, Brazil....

June 9, 2007

Do-It-Yourself Media Cultures

A keynote presentation for the ESRC Seminar Series Final Conference: Play, Creativity and Digital Cultures...

May 1, 2007

Do-It-Yourself: Media Culture and Peer-to-Peer Learning in a Networked Age

Keynote address, First Annual USC Teaching with Technology Conference....

April 27, 2007

Collaboration and Collective Intelligence

A plenary panel with Cory Ondrejka and Trebor Scholz, moderated by Thomas Malone. Media in Transition 5, MIT...

April 4, 2007

Do-It-Yourself: Media Culture in a Networked Age

A keynote address for the annual USC Webfest awards for student web site creators....

March 31, 2007

Korean and Japanese Animation Today

A screening and panel discussion at the Egyptian Theater, featuring films and a panel discussion with directors Bum-Jin Joe and Mamoru Hosoda. [link]...

March 14, 2007

Amateur and Do-it-Yourself Media Production in a Networked Age

A brown bag lunch seminar at the Institute for the Study of Social Change at UC Berkeley, 12-1:30pm. [link]...

March 9, 2007

Amateur Cultural Production and Peer-to-Peer Learning

University of California, San Diego Center for Human Development Winter Seminar...

February 24, 2007

Amateur, Mashed Up, and Derivative: New Media Literacies and Otaku Culture

Keynote Address for the National Council of Teachers of English Assembly for Research Mid-Winter Conference. Nashville, Tennessee....

February 1, 2007

Japanese Popular Culture and Film

A panel discussion at the Japan Society with Chris Baker, Taro Goto, and Lisa Katayama....

October 16, 2006

Mobile Photo Sharing

A talk for Mobile Monday LA, 6:30pm at the Annenberg Center....

October 7, 2006

Mobile Youth Culture

A keynote address for the 2005 ATOM National Conference, E-Merging Realities in Brisbane, Australia....

September 18, 2006

Pervasive Image Capture and Sharing Workshop

Co-organizer of a workshop at Ubicomp 2006 in Irvine....

September 14, 2006

Amateur Cultural Production

A talk with Howard Rheingold as part of the DIY media track in the Annenberg Center for Communication Speaker Series....

May 9, 2006

The Gender Dynamics of the Japanese Media Mix

A panel discussion for the Girls 'n' Games Conference, University of California, Los Angeles...

April 26, 2006

The Future of Information

A panel discussion at an event celebrating the renaming of the UC Berkeley Information School (or iSchool for short) formerly the School of Information Management of Systems....

April 20, 2006

Japanese Media Mixes and the Cultural Politics of Chidlhood and Gender

A talk for the Gender and Technology Speaker Series, Univerity of Texas, Austin...

February 20, 2006

Pedestrian Computing: Chronicles of Portable Technology Use in Urban Japan

University of Michigan. Science, Technology, Medicine and Society (STeMS) Speaker Series...

February 6, 2006

Anime Fandom and Amateur Cultural Production

UCLA Center for Japanese Studies Colloquium. Los Angeles, CA....

February 1, 2006

Visual Communication and Co-Presence: Camera Phones in Japanese Life

With Daisuke Okabe for the USC's Interactive Media Division Seminar Series....

July 27, 2005

Technologies of the Childhood Imagination: Yugioh, Media Mixes, and Otaku

Keynote address at “Digital Generations: Children, Young People and New Media,” a conference organized by the Centre for the Study of Children, Youth and Media, University of London, July 26-29, 2004....

March 27, 2003

Japanese Youth and the Mobile Internet

A talk in the panel "Learning and Communicating in a Digital World." in Connecting with the Wired Generation: Young People, Digital Technology, and the Media at the UC Berkeley School of Journalism, Friday, March 28, and Saturday, March 29. [webcast]...

December 1, 2002

Play in an Age of Digital Media: Children's Engagements with the Japanimation Media Mix

Abe Symposium Sponsored by the Abe Fellowship Program. Tokyo, April 12, 2002. [pdf]...

December 1, 2001

The Media Mix: Multiple Embodiments of Japanimation Characters

Society for the Social Studies of Science meetings, Boston, 2001. [pdf]...

Mobile Phones, Japanese Youth, and the Re-placement of Social Contact

Society for the Social Studies of Science meetings, Boston, 2001. [pdf] In Finnish at Mediumi longer version in preparation...

December 1, 1999

Children's Software, Media Fetishism, and the Special Effect

Paper presented at the 1999 meetings of the American Anthropological Association, Chicago. [pdf]...

December 1, 1998

Inhabiting Multiple Worlds: Making Sense of SimCity 2000TM in the Fifth Dimension

In Robbie Davis-Floyd and Joseph Dumit eds., Cyborg Babies. New York: Routledge, 1998....

December 1, 1996

Proliferating Presences: Ethnographic Subjectivity in a Distributed Educational Research Consortium

Paper presented at the 1996 meetings of the American Anthropological Association, San Francisco. [pdf]...

Uses and Subversions of SimCity 2000

Paper presented at the 1996 meetings of the Society for the Social Studies of Science, Bielefeld, Germany. [pdf]...

December 1, 1994

Cybernetic Fantasies: Extensions of Selfhood in a Multi-User Dungeon

Paper presented at the 1994 meetings of the American Anthropological Association, Atlanta. [pdf]...

Cyborg Couplings in a Multi-User Dungeon

Paper presented at the 1994 meetings of the Society for the Social Studies of Science, New Orleans. [pdf]...