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Digital Youth Network symposium is result of University collaboration

A special symposium presentation by Nichole Pinkard (associate professor, DePaul University) the morning of October 28, 2011 has been made possible with the collaboration of faculty members Cassie Scharber and Cynthia Lewis in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, the Learning Technologies Media Lab in the College of Education and Human Development, and Dale Blythe and Joyce Walker of the the University of Minnesota Extension Center for Youth Development. Pinkard's presentation, Digital Youth Network: Developing 21st Century Learners through the Integration of Overlapping Affinity Spaces, will inform attendees about the Digital Youth Network model, which provides youth opportunities to develop and apply new media literacy in ways that are personally and academically meaningful to them.

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