Ethnic Minority Immigrant Youth as Information Mediaries

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Train the Trainer at University of Illinois

In October 2014, Ann Bishop shared the InfoMe project with the University of Illinois, giving an outline of our research. In this presentation attendees showed interest to know more about the ways of designing programs similar to Teen Design Days. This led to a three-and-a-half day Train the Trainer workshop at the Champaign Public Library.
Hailley Fargo wrote […] → Continue Reading Train the Trainer at University of Illinois

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A Graphic Artist’s Portrayal of How Teens Help through Information

There is a wide range of ways that information mediaries (InfoMe) help others. But there are not always cameras around to catch them in action. Our conversation with youth InfoMe’s informs us, though, that they do things including translating from one language to another, making purchases on behalf of others, and helping people get around.
Armed […] → Continue Reading A Graphic Artist’s Portrayal of How Teens Help through Information

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Digital Youth Seattle Think Tank 2014

Thursday, October 16 to Friday, October 17, 2014 2  – 5 p.m.
University of Washington

DY Seattle Think Tank ’14 will host a series of labs which are facilitated by recognized experts in the lab topic. Forty to 60 leaders in the areas of informal and formal learning, social and mobile media, mind/brain research, policy initiatives, information and […] → Continue Reading Digital Youth Seattle Think Tank 2014

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Book: Youth Community Inquiry

Youth Community Inquiry
Bruce, Bertram C. / Bishop, Ann Peterson / Budhathoki, Nama R. (eds.)
Youth Community Inquiry offers a detailed look at how young people use new media to help their communities thrive. Chapters address questions about learning, digital technology, and community engagement through the theory of community inquiry. The settings range from a small farming town, […] → Continue Reading Book: Youth Community Inquiry

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Teen Design Day Workshops with East Asian Youth Complete

On April 9, 10, and 12 we had an opportunity to complete our third Teen Design Days workshop. Like the previous one this one ran over three days. Based on what we learned from the previous two workshops we tweaked a few things including:

We asked the youth to (1) write up to five scenarios that […] → Continue Reading Teen Design Day Workshops with East Asian Youth Complete

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