Convergence Academies

Publications and Presentations
2013-2015
Publications

Archeworks. (2015) New practice partnership with Convergence Academies: Digital atelier toolkit. Retrieved from https://www.archeworks.org/files/news/Archeworks_Newsletter_2014-15.pdf


Boylen, J. (2014). Faculty fellows work on Convergence Academies. The Columbia Chronicle. Retrieved from http://www.columbiachronicle.com/campus/article_4bfb3bdc-5664-11e4-bc59-0017a43b2370.html


Cannon Design. (2014). Greatest challenges: Design and the digital divide.


Faber, M., Gray, L., & Richards, K. (in progress). Convergence Academies: A white paper.


Machado, E., & Woodard, R. (under review). Professional development in a digital age.


Orenstein, N. (2015). Multimedia journal helps students heal and be heard.” Educator Innovator. The National Writing Project. Retrieved from http://educatorinnovator.org/multimedia-journal-helps-students-heal-and-be-heard/  


Phillips, N., Woodard, R., & Machado, E. (in progress). Connected learning in public schools: Exploring the ‘challenge is constant’ design principle.


Pierce, Dennis. (2015). 3 ways mobile technology is transforming learning spaces. THE Journal. Retrieved from https://thejournal.com/articles/2015/08/25/3-ways-mobile-technology-is-transforming-learning-spaces.aspx>   


Pierce, Dennis. (in progress). Using informal learning to drive student success.


Pierce, Dennis. (in progress). Wanted: A safe, inviting place to HOMAGO.


Pierce, Dennis. (in progress). Convergence Academies offering a new model of mentoring.


Smirnov, N. (in progress). Disciplining “Youth Voice”: Discourse itineraries in an ELA-based community journalism unit.


Woodard, R., Phillips, N., Machado, E., & Lund, V. (in progress). Designing and enacting connected learning for equity.


Presentations

Bannon, B., Faber, M., & Yowell, C. (2015 November). Education and youth in the 21st century. Panel presented at Brookings Fall Board of Trustees Meeting. Chicago, IL.


Berry, K., Faber, M., Khan, D., & Schroeder, S. (2015, October). Consume, Create and Connect: Developing critical media literacies through post-production praxis. Symposium presented at Cilect Global Post-Production Symposium. Chicago, IL.


Davis-Berg, E., Faber, M., Kayes, D., McBride, S., Sarat-St. Peter, H., Stirling, S., & Workendyke, K. (2015, August). Modeling faculty & community collaboration in the digital age. Symposium presented at Columbia College Chicago All College Faculty Forum Collaboratory. Chicago, IL.   


Eggebrecht, C., Faber, M., Kobza, C., & Wolfe, E. (2015, October). Rethinking learning spaces: The transition from high school to college to lifelong learning environments: Dell think tank. Symposium presented at Educause. Indianapoliz, IN.


Faber, M., LaBonte, D., Phillips, N., Richards, K., Smirnov, N., & Woodward, R. (2015, June). Building a connected learning model within Chicago public schools. Symposium presented at DML. Los Angeles, CA.


Greene, K. (2015, June). Media literacy education and green cultural citizenship. Symposium presented at NAMLE. Philadelphia, PA.  


Greene, K. (2015, November). Acknowledging & Expanding Student Perspectives through Curiosity, Creation & Curation. Symposium presented at the Media Education Summit. Boston, MA.


Phillips, N. (2015, April). Challenge/s in mentoring: Social and spatial boundaries of challenge in a connected learning space in an urban high school. In Connected Learning in Chicago Public Schools. Symposium presented at the American Educational Research Association. Chicago, IL.


Phillips, N. (2015, May). Mentoring in a digital design studio in an urban high school. In Connectedmentor.com. Symposium presented at DML. Los Angeles, CA.


Phillips, N. (2015, May). Possibilities, challenges, and successes in mentoring in a connected learning space in an urban high school. In Building a Connected Learning Model in Chicago Public Schools. Symposium presented at DML. Los Angeles, CA.


Phillips, N. (2015, December). Designing and enacting connected learning for equity in a digital media arts studio within an urban high school. In Designing for Equity and Connected Learning. Symposium presented at the Literacy Research Association. Carlsbad, CA.


Phillips, N. (2015, December). Layered pathways of disciplinary learning in a design studio within an urban high school. In Reimagining Boundaries and Trajectories of Disciplinary Literacies. Symposium presented at the Literacy Research Association. Carlsbad, CA.


Phillips, N., Richards, K., Smirnov, N., & Woodward, R. (2015, April). Connected learning in Chicago public schools. Symposium presented at AERA. Chicago, IL.


Radzicki, L. (2015, April). Reading, writing, retweeting: Literacies redefined. Symposium presented at SXSW Edu. Austin, TX.


Smirnov, N (2015, April). News in the Age of Convergence: Students as Journalists, Teachers as Designers, Schools as Connected Communities. Symposium presented at AERA. Chicago, IL.


Woodard, R. (2015, May). It's all about relationships: Connected learning professional development that builds a culture of collaboration between digital media professionals, teachers, and administrators. In Building a Connected Learning Model in Chicago Public Schools. Symposium presented at DML. Los Angeles, CA.


Woodard, R., & Machado, E. (2015, April). Distributed expertise in an elementary professional learning community. In Connected Learning in Chicago Public Schools. Symposium presented at the American Educational Research Association. Chicago, IL.


Woodard, R., & Machado, E. (2015, December). Teaching by design: Collaboration among elementary school teachers and digital media artists. In Designing for Equity and Connected Learning. Symposium presented at the Literacy Research Association. Carlsbad, CA.


Woodard, R., & Machado, E. (2015, December). Working in the open: Elementary teachers collaborating to integrate digital media and make teaching and learning visible. In Reimagining Boundaries and Trajectories of Disciplinary Literacies. Symposium presented at the Literacy Research Association. Carlsbad, CA.


Woodard, R., Phillips, N., & Machado, E. (2016, April). Teachers and digital media mentors engaging in "constant challenge" as connected learners. In Educators and Mentors as Connected Learners. Symposium to be presented at the American Educational Research Association. Washington, DC.