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Mimi Ito

University of California, Irvine
Director, Connected Learning Lab
Mizuko Ito is a cultural anthropologist of technology use, examining children and youth's changing relationships to media and communications. She is Professor in Residence and John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Chair in Digital Media and Learning at UC Irvine. She is director of the Connected Learning Lab, and chairs the MacArthur Connected Learning Research Network. Her co-authored book,Hanging Out,Messing Around,and Geeking Out: Youth Living and Learning with New Media describes new opportunities for interest-driven learning fueled by games,social media,and digital tools. She is co-founder of Connected Camps,a benefit corporation providing online creative learning in Minecraft for kids.

My Speakers Sessions

Friday, June 29

9:45am EDT