DigMe digital media program featured on Kare 11's "Cool in School"
The DigMe program, a partnership between the University of Minnesota and Roosevelt High School in Minneapolis, was featured in the February 4th news on Kare 11, "Cool in School: Roosevelt High School's Digital Media studies." Reporter Kim Insley visited the media studies classroom of English teacher Molly McCarthy, a 2009 graduate of the CEHD initial licensure program in English Education, to film students receiving peer feedback on digital projects that culminated a unit on food and globalization. McCarthy and Cynthia Lewis, (professor, literacy and English education, Department of Curriculum and Instruction) were interviewed for the video segment below.
DigMe is an interdisciplinary program focusing on the innovative use of emerging technologies to enhance student learning. Cynthia Lewis and Cassie Scharber (assistant professor, learning technologies, Department of Curriculum and Instruction) lead the partnership with Roosevelt High School and are conducting research on engagement in learning as shaped by a Web 2.0 project-based curriculum.