Office Hours and Webinars #dmlplaylists

April 28, 2016

We’ve put together several online events to help you prepare your application: Webinars: Archived Recording: Playlists for Learning Information Webinar: March 30, 2016 Archived Recording: Designing Connected Learning Playlists with Badges: April 20, 2016 Office hours: Archived Recording: Playlists for Learning Challenge Office Hours #1: April 13, 2016 Archived Recording: Playlists for Learning Challenge Office Hours #2: April 27, 2016 Up next: Playlists for Learning Challenge Office Hours #3: Thursday, May 5, 2016 @ 1:30-2pm ET Join: https://zoom.us/j/397402453 Other resources: A collection of posts about the Playlists for Learning Challenge on HASTAC.org LRNG Partner Handbook with design steps for playlists and badges


Playlists for Learning Office Hours | April 27, 2016

April 27, 2016

Panel Participants Tim Cook, Partner Product Manager, LRNG Girlie Delacruz, Senior Research Associate, LRNG Sheryl Grant, Director of Social Networking, HASTAC/MacArthur Foundation Digital Media & Learning Competition David Theo Goldberg, Director, UCHRI Jennifer Humke, MacArthur Foundation


ARCHIVED: Playlists for Learning Webinar: Designing Connected Learning Playlists with Badges | April 20, 2016

April 21, 2016

Potential applicants to the Playlists for Learning Challenge were invited to ask questions about digital badge and playlist design in this hour-long webinar.  How can your team use badges in the design of your playlists? What are the keys to successful connected learning playlist and badge design? The DML Competition and LRNG teams tackled these questions and many more in an introduction to connected learning playlists and badge design practices and principles. Webinar guests: Tim Cook, Partner Product Manager, LRNG Girlie Delacruz, Senior Research Associate, LRNG Sheryl Grant (moderator), Director of Social Networking, HASTAC/MacArthur Foundation Digital Media & Learning Competition    


Designing Connected Learning Playlists with Digital Badges | Webinar | April 20, 2016 @ 1pm ET

April 15, 2016

Potential applicants to the Playlists for Learning Challenge are invited to attend an upcoming webinar that explores digital badge and playlist design. How can your team use badges in the design of your playlists? What are the keys to successful connected learning playlist and badge design? Join the DML Competition and LRNG teams as they tackle these questions and yours in an introduction to connected learning playlists and badge design practices and principles. Questions can be submitted in advance by emailing website@hastac.org and including “office hours question” in the subject line. Webinar guests will include: Tim Cook, Partner Product Manager, LRNG Girlie Delacruz, Senior Research Associate, LRNG Sheryl Grant (moderator), Director of Social Networking, HASTAC/MacArthur Foundation Digital Media & Learning Competition Register: zoom.us/webinar/register/b80be2c228da811bdc2040ba88984b7b


Archived Recording: Playlists for Learning Office Hours | April 13, 2016

April 15, 2016

On April 13, 2016, we invited potential applicants to connect with DML Competition leadership for a live applicant Q&A session. The archived recording of that webinar is here: https://youtu.be/DYQzgQ4j07Q Webinar guests included: Jen Humke, Senior Program Officer at the MacArthur Foundation David Theo Goldberg, Director, UCHRI and DML Research Hub and the DML Competition Tim Cook, Partner Product Manager, LRNG Girlie Delacruz, Senior Research Associate, LRNG Sheryl Grant (moderator), Director of Social Networking, HASTAC/MacArthur Foundation Digital Media & Learning Competition Sample of questions asked and answered in this recording: Can you point me to any research on the efficacy of playlists? Does MacArthur plan to fund any research on this topic? Is it better for our organization to try and tie into schools or school districts? Does this make


Preparing Successful Applications | Upcoming Events: Webinars & Office Hours

April 12, 2016

The Playlists for Learning Challenge is now accepting applications! Apply here | Deadline: May 13th @ 5pm PST We’ve put together several online events to help you prepare your application. We hope you can join us for one or more of the following: Webinars: Wednesday, April 20 at 1pm EST Designing Connected Learning Playlists with Badges How can your team use badges in the design of your playlists? What are the keys to successful connected learning playlist and badge design? Join the DML Competition and LRNG teams as they tackle these questions and yours in an introduction to connected learning playlists and badge design practices and principles. Questions can be submitted in advance by emailing website@hastac.org and including “office hours question” in the subject line. Register: zoom.us/webinar/register/b80be2c228da811bdc2040ba88984b7b Missed


Archived Recording: Playlists for Learning Informational Webinar | March 30, 2016

April 1, 2016

What is connected learning? What are connected learning playlists? How can your team use playlists to scale connected learning experiences to a broad audience? What are the keys to successful connected learning playlist design? Potential applicants can listen to this archived webinar recording of our first DML Playlists for Learning Challenge, including questions and answers about connected learning playlists and playlist design principles. Webinar guests include: Jen Humke, Senior Program Officer at the MacArthur Foundation David Theo Goldberg, Director, UCHRI and DML Research Hub and the DML Competition Tim Cook, Partner Product Manager, LRNG Rob English, Executive Creative Director / Cultural Strategist, Associates & Science Kiley Larson, Research Scientist, The Institute of Human Development and Social Change, New York University Sheryl Grant (moderator), Director of Social Networking, HASTAC/MacArthur Foundation Digital


Playlists for Learning Informational Webinar | Wed., March 30 @ 1pm EST

March 24, 2016

Join us for a Playlists for Learning Informational Webinar on Wednesday, March 30 at 1pm EST.   Designing Connected Learning Playlists What is connected learning? What are connected learning playlists? How can your team use playlists to scale connected learning experiences to a broad audience? What are the keys to successful connected learning playlist design? Join the DML Competition and LRNG teams as they tackle these questions and more in an introduction to connected learning playlists and playlist design principles. This webinar will provide a framework to guide applicants in the creation of competitive applications for the Playlists for Learning Competition. Webinar participants will have an opportunity to ask questions about connected learning, playlists and playlist designs, and the the Playlists for Learning Competition.  Questions can be submitted


LRNG Playlist Platform Demo | Apri 1, 2016 @4pm ET

March 21, 2016

Good news for those who are curious about the affordances of the LRNG.org playlist platform. On Friday, April 1, 2016 at 4pm ET, LRNG Partner Product Manager Tim Cook will walk through the live organization and city-admin functionality, as well as some upcoming features for the brand new youth experience. This is an open public invitation. Save your spot in advance and share any questions or plans for how you hope to use the platform.