Diana Rhoten, conference chair for the 2012 Digital Media and Learning Conference, explains the urgency of the conference theme - "Beyond Educational Technology: Learning Innovations in a Connected World" - and sub-themes: democratizing learning; innovations for public education; reimagining media; and "making, tinkering, remixing."
The conference will be held March 1-3, 2012 in San Francisco, California. The conference is supported by the MacArthur Foundation and organized by the Digital Media and Learning Research Hub located at the University of California's systemwide Humanities Research Institute at UC Irvine.
More details about the DML2012 Conference and call for papers can be found at the conference website: dml2012.dmlcentral.net.
Diana is interviewed in this video by Howard Rheingold, a cyberculture pioneer, social media innovator, and author of "Smart Mobs."