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YOUmedia Survey ALA 2013

  1. 1. Chicago http://www.slideshare.net/adriennestrock
  2. 2. History: Funding In 2006, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation launched a five-year, $50 million Digital Media and Learning Initiative to help determine how digital technologies are changing the way young people learn, play, socialize, and participate in civic life. --youmediachicago.org
  3. 3. History: Research & Design
  4. 4. Research: Mimi Ito HOMAGO
  5. 5. HOMAGO Design Hanging Out
  6. 6. HOMAGO Design Messing Around
  7. 7. HOMAGO Design Geeking Out
  8. 8. YOUmedia: Branches
  9. 9. YOUmedia: Branches
  10. 10. YOUmedia: Branches
  11. 11. YOUmedia: Branches
  12. 12. YOUmedia: Branches
  13. 13. New Research: Connected Learning "Connected Learning occurs when a young person is able to follow a personal interest or passion with the support of peers and caring adults and can link this interest or learning to academic achievement, career success, or civic engagement." -- Penny Bender Sebring, et al. Teens, Digital Media, and the Chicago Public Library
  14. 14. Partnerships and Collaborations
  15. 15. "Hive Chicago is a network of civic and cultural institutions dedicated to transforming the learning landscape by creating opportunities for youth to explore their interests through connected learning experiences." --www.hivechicago.org
  16. 16. Teens at the Harold Washington Library Center
  17. 17. Penny Bender Sebring, Eric R. Brown, Kate M. Julian, Stacy B. Ehrlich, Susan E. Sporte, Erin Bradley, and Lisa Meyer
  18. 18. YOUmedia Users: ● 350-500 individual teens visit weekly. ● 39 percent reported attending weekly for over a year. ● 40 percent are African-American males. -- Penny Bender Sebring, et al. Teens, Digital Media, and the Chicago Public Library
  19. 19. YOUmedia Users: -- Penny Bender Sebring, et al. Teens, Digital Media, and the Chicago Public Library
  20. 20. YOUmedia Users: ● 89 percent believe it's cool to be excited about interests at YOUmedia. ● 57 percent report improving one or more digital media skills because of YOUmedia. ● Over half report YOUmedia helping to improve school work, writing, and relationships with adults. -- Penny Bender Sebring, et al. Teens, Digital Media, and the Chicago Public Library
  21. 21. YOUmedia Users: ● Nearly 75 percent report a greater awareness of post-high school opportunities because of YOUmedia. ● 65 percent report a connection with at least one adult in YOUmedia. -- Penny Bender Sebring, et al. Teens, Digital Media, and the Chicago Public Library
  22. 22. Program DIscussion: Featured Programs
  23. 23. Maker Lab
  24. 24. Homeschool Group
  25. 25. Library of Games
  26. 26. YOUlit
  27. 27. Resources: http://www.slideshare.net/adriennestrock ● http://www.youmedia.org/toolkit ● http://dmlcentral.net/ ● http://connectedlearning.tv/ ● http://www.digitalyouthnetwork.org/ ● http://www.hivechicago.org/ ● http://www.thenewsliteracyproject.org/ ● https://www.fusestudio.net/ ● http://ccsr.uchicago.edu/publications/teens-digital- media-and-chicago-public-library ● http://www.flickr.com/photos/youmediachicago ● http://libraryofgames.org/ ● http://youlitmagazine.org/

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