Ethnic Minority Immigrant Youth as Information Mediaries

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InfoMe receives Google Research Award to study “How Youth are Disruptively Redefining Information Work through Visual Media”

 
Youth are society’s game changers as they lead in replacing text with visual media—video, stills, emoji, etc.,—as the standard bearers of information. Today’s teens, who learned to spell, write, and communicate by searching for videos on YouTube and creating their own fandoms, are actively, disruptively, defining information as visual and are at the forefront of […] → Continue Reading InfoMe receives Google Research Award to study “How Youth are Disruptively Redefining Information Work through Visual Media”

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IDC 2015 Interaction Design with Teens – Course at ACM SIGCHI

IDC 2015 Interaction Design with Teens – Course at ACM SIGCHI
Sunday, 21 June 2015, 9am-4:30
with Karen Fisher and Ann Peterson Bishop
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Do you work with teens, specifically immigrant and refugee or marginalized youth? Curious about design thinking and using cultural probes? Looking for a new way to support ethnic minority and other underserved youth? Interested […] → Continue Reading IDC 2015 Interaction Design with Teens – Course at ACM SIGCHI

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Train the Trainer Workshop at Seattle Public Library

We had the opportunity to hold a Train the Trainer workshop at the central branch of Seattle Public Library on Feb 9th. This one ran about 3 hours with about 10 participants from different backgrounds.
After Karen Fisher presented about the background of Teen Design Day project and the purpose of it, the workshop actually began […] → Continue Reading Train the Trainer Workshop at Seattle Public Library

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Resources: Design Thinking for Libraries Toolkit

By IDEO + Gates foundation
Design Thinking for Libraries is a newly published toolkit form Design thinking series by IDEO. This is a tool for librarians (and designers) to know their users better and solve everyday challenges of working in a library.
It is consisted of three parts: Inspiration, Ideation and Iteration. In each section users get […] → Continue Reading Resources: Design Thinking for Libraries Toolkit

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InfoMe on IMLS Blog

“How do youth surface the information needs of others and provide the best information at the right time? How do they search, mix and curate information? How can youth be supported through app co-designing, information services, and policy making?”
This is the opening of a post about the story of InfoMe on the IMLS blog, UpNext. […] → Continue Reading InfoMe on IMLS Blog

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