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Aspen Institute Task Force On Learning And The Internet - Background Research

Explore the resources and background research that Task Force members reviewed to deepen their understanding of the critical issues.  This collection is not intended to be a comprehensive list of materials on digital learning, but rather an overview of topics relevant to the report of the Aspen Institute Task Force on Learning and the Internet.

Ash, Katie. "'Digital Badges' Would Represent Students' Skill Acquisition." Education Week. N.p., 13 June 2012. http://www.edweek.org/dd/articles/2012/06/13/03badges.h05.html?tkn=ORSF1

Bailey, John, Samuel Casey Carter, Carri Schneider, and Tom Vander Ark. "Data Backpacks: Portable Records & Learner Profiles." DLN Smart Series (n.d.): Digital Learning Now! Oct. 2012. http://digitallearningnow.com/site/uploads/2014/05/DLN-Smart-Series-Databack-Final1.pdf

Bailey, John, Bryan Hassel, Emily Ayscue Hassel, Carri Schneider, and Tom Vander Ark. "Improving Conditions & Careers: How Blended Learning Can Improve the Teaching Profession." DLN Smart Series (n.d.): Digital Learning Now! May 2013. http://www.scribd.com/embeds/172584165%2520/content?start_page=1&view_mode=scroll&access_key=key-2gkhbrutixwuur4w95yk&show_recommendations=false

Boser, Ulrich. "Are Schools Getting a Big Enough Bang for Their Education Technology Buck?" Center for American Progress (n.d.): 14 June 2013. http://cdn.americanprogress.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/UlrichEducationTech-brief-3.pdf

Boyd, Danah, Urs Gasser, and John G. Palfrey, Jr. "How the COPPA, as Implemented, Is Misinterpreted by the Public: A Research Perspective." Berkman Center Research Publication No. 2010-12, 29 Apr. 2010. http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1794223

Clippinger, John Henry, Dr. "InBloom: Building Trust for the Protected Sharing and Analysis of Student Data for Personalized Learning." MIT Media Lab - ID3. http://www.scribd.com/doc/174841591/InBloom-Building-Trust-for-the-Protected-Sharing-and-Analysis-of-Student-Data-for-Personalized-Learning

Collier, Anne. "Challenging 'Internet Safety' as a Subject to Be Taught - NetFamilyNews.org." NetFamilyNews.org. N.p., 4 Sept. 2013.   http://www.netfamilynews.org/challenging-internet-safety-as-a-subject-to-be-taught

Dede, Chris. "Immersive Interfaces for Engagement and Learning." (n.d.): n. pag. Harvard Graduate School of Education. Web. http://isites.harvard.edu/fs/docs/icb.topic443490.files/Immersive%20Interfaces%20for%20Learning.pdf

Empson, Rip. "Coursera Brings Online Instruction To Teachers, Taking Its First Steps Into The K-12 Market." TechCrunch. N.p., 1 May 2013. http://techcrunch.com/2013/05/01/coursera-brings-online-instruction-to-teachers-taking-its-first-steps-into-the-k-12-market/

Empson, Rip. "Google Expands Role In Digital Education, Teams Up With EdX To Build A YouTube For Free Online Courses." TechCrunch. N.p., 10 Sept. 2013. http://techcrunch.com/2013/09/10/google-expands-role-in-digital-education-teams-up-with-edx-to-build-a-youtube-for-free-online-courses/

Fain, Paul. "Establishment Opens Door for MOOCs." Inside Higher Ed. N.p., 14 Nov. 2012. http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2012/11/14/gates-foundation-and-ace-go-big-mooc-related-grants#sthash.hZ5LIsgV.Epr66KXO.dpbs

Head, Alison J., and Michael B. Eisenberg. "How College Students Seek Information in the Digital Age." EDUCAUSE. Project Information Literacy Progress Report: "Lessons Learned", 1 Dec. 2009. http://www.educause.edu/library/resources/how-college-students-seek-information-digital-age

Hobbs, Renee. "Digital and Media Literacy: A Plan of Action." (n.d.): n. The Aspen Institute Communications and Society Program and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. http://www.knightcomm.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/Digital_and_Media_Literacy_A_Plan_of_Action.pdf

Ito, Mizuko, Kris Gutiérrez, Sonia Livingstone, Bill Penuel, Jean Rhodes, Katie Salen, Juliet Schor, Julian Sefton-Green, S. Craig Watkins. 2013. Connected Learning: An Agenda for Research and Design. Irvine, CA: Digital Media and Learning Research Hub. http://dmlhub.net/sites/default/files/Connected_Learning_report.pdf

Jenkins, Henry, Katie Clinton, Ravi Purushotma, Alice J. Robinson, and Margaret Weigel. Confronting the Challenges of Participatory Culture: Media Education for the 21st Century. N.p.: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, n.d. Building the Field of Digital Media and Learning. http://digitallearning.macfound.org/atf/cf/%7B7E45C7E0-A3E0-4B89-AC9C-E807E1B0AE4E%7D/JENKINS_WHITE_PAPER.PDF

Jones, Lisa M., and David Kinkelhor. "Increasing Youth Safety and Responsible Behavior Online: Putting in Place Programs That Work." A FOSI Discussion Paper (n.d.): Crimes Against Children Research Center (CCRC) University of New Hampshire. Family Online Safety Institute. http://www.unh.edu/ccrc/pdf/fosi_whitepaper_increasingyouthsafety_d9.pdf

Kahne, Joseph, Jacqueline Ullman, and Ellen Middaugh. "Digitial Opportunities for Civic Education." American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (n.d.): n. pag. 20 Oct. 2011. http://www.civicsurvey.org/sites/default/files/publications/Digital_opps_civ_ed.pdf

Kerchner, Charles Taylor. "Education Technology Policy for the 21st Century Learning System." (n.d.): Policy Analysis for California Education, May 2013. http://www.edpolicyinca.org/sites/default/files/PACE%20Policy%20Brief%2013-3.pdf

Kleiman, Glenn, and Mary Ann Wolf. "Digital Learning Transition: MOOCs for Educators." Digital Learning Transition. N.p., 2013. https://courses.mooc-ed.org/dlt2/preview

Knorr, Caroline. "Digital Literacy and Citizenship in the 21st Century." Common Sense Media. N.p., 7 July 2009. https://www.commonsensemedia.org/blog/digital-literacy-and-citizenship-in-the-21st-century

Kummer, Markus. "Children And The Internet." Young Consumers: Insight and Ideas for Responsible Marketers (n.d.):  Internet Society. 12 Oct. 2012. http://www.internetsociety.org/sites/default/files/bp-childrenandtheinternet-20129017-en.pdf

Levy, Nathaniel and Cortesi, Sandra and Gasser, Urs and Crowley, Edward and Beaton, Meredith and Casey, June and Nolan, Caroline, Bullying in a Networked Era: A Literature Review (September 12, 2012). Berkman Center Research Publication No. 2012-17. http://ssrn.com/abstract=2146877

Livingstone, Sonia and Kirwil, Lucyna and Ponte, Cristina and Staksrud, Elisabeth (2013) In their own words: what bothers children online? With the EU Kids Online Network. EU Kids Online, London School of Economics & Political Science, London, UK. http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/48357/1/In%20their%20own%20words%20%28lsero%29.pdf

Mason, Melanie, and Patrick McGreevy. "Brown OKs Bill Allowing Minors to Delete Embarrassing Web Posts." Los Angeles Times. N.p., 23 Sept. 2013. http://articles.latimes.com/2013/sep/23/local/la-me-brown-bills-20130924

Means, Barbara, Yukie Toyama, Robert Murphy, Marianne Bakia, and Karla Jones. "Evaluation of Evidence-Based Practices in Online Learning: A Meta-Analysis and Review of Online Learning Studies." (n.d.): n. pag. U.S. Department of Education, 2009. http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED505824.pdf

National Research Council. Education for Life and Work: Developing Transferable Knowledge and Skills in the 21st Century. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2012. http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=13398

Prensky, Marc. "Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants." On the Horizon 9.5 (2001): MCB University Press. http://www.marcprensky.com/writing/Prensky%20-%20Digital%20Natives,%20Digital%20Immigrants%20-%20Part1.pdf

Provost, Adam. "Dive into the Maker Movement." Edutopia. N.p., 18 June 2013. http://www.edutopia.org/blog/dive-into-the-maker-movement-adam-provost

Purcell, Kristen, Alan Heaps, Judy Buchanan, and Linda Friedrich. "How Teachers Are Using Technology at Home and in Their Classrooms." Pew Research Centers Internet American Life Project. N.p., 28 Feb. 2013. http://www.pewinternet.org/2013/02/28/how-teachers-are-using-technology-at-home-and-in-their-classrooms/

Schenke, Katerina, Cathy Tran, and Daniel Hickey. "Design Principles for Motivating Learning with Digital Badges." HASTAC. N.p., 5 June 2013. http://www.hastac.org/blogs/kschenke/2013/06/05/design-principles-motivating-learning-digital-badges

Schwartz, Katrina. "Harvard Wants to Know: How Does the Act of Making Shape Kids’ Brains?" MindShift. N.p., 7 Nov. 2012. http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2012/11/harvard-wants-to-know-how-does-making-shape-kids-brains/

Shapiro, Jordan. "Games and Apps Will Push Social Skills Back to the Center of Schooling." Forbes. N.p., 19 Aug. 2013. http://www.forbes.com/sites/jordanshapiro/2013/08/19/games-and-apps-will-push-social-skills-back-to-the-center-of-schooling/

Strauss, Valerie. "Badges: A Solution to Our Teacher Evaluation Disaster?" Washington Post. The Washington Post, 07 Feb. 2012. http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/post/badges-a-solution-to-our-teacher-evaluation-disaster/2012/02/06/gIQAHiNbvQ_blog.html

Strider, Jess, Kathryn Locke, Ingrid Richardson, Dr., and Amanda Third, Dr. "Intergenerational Approaches Towards Enhancing Parents' Knowledge and Practice of Online Safety: A Living Lab." Young and Well: Cooperative Research Center. N.p., Feb. 2012. http://www.scribd.com/doc/157264477/Intergenerational-Attitudes-Towards-Enhancing-Parents-Knowledge-and-Practice-on-Online-Safety

Wan, Tony. "Coursera To Deliver Classes For K 12 Teachers." EdSurge. N.p., 30 Apr. 2013. https://www.edsurge.com/n/2013-04-30-coursera-charts-course-for-k-12

Young, Jeffrey R. "American Council on Education May Recommend Some Coursera Offerings for College Credit." The Chronicle of Higher Education. N.p., 13 Nov. 2012. http://chronicle.com/article/American-Council-on-Education/135750/?cid=wc&utm_source=wc&utm_medium=en

"2012 Annual Report." DigitalPromise, 2012. http://www.scribd.com/doc/153262480/Digital-Promise-2012-Annual-Report

"Digital Media - New Learners of the 21st Century; Extended Interview: Dr. John Seely Brown." PBS Video. N.p., 13 Feb. 2011. http://video.pbs.org/video/1767466213/

"Do Smart Phones = Smart Kids? The Impact of the Mobile Explosion on America’s Kids, Families, and Schools." A Common Sense Media White Paper (n.d.): n. pag. Common Sense Media, Apr. 2010. http://www.itu.int/council/groups/wg-cop/second-meeting-june-2010/CommonSenseSmartPhonesSmartKidsWhitePaper.pdf

"Five Courses Receive College Credit Recommendations." Coursera. Coursera Blog, 7 Feb. 2013. http://blog.coursera.org/post/42486198362/five-courses-receive-college-credit-recommendations

Intergenerational Attitudes Towards Social Networking and Cybersafety: A Living Lab. Sydney: Inspire Foundation, 2011. Young and Well: Cooperative Research Center. Apr. 2011. Web. http://www.youngandwellcrc.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/Third-et-al_2011_YAW-CRC_Intergenerational-Attitudes-Towards-Social-Networking-Cybersafety.pdf

"Teacher Data Literacy: It's About Time; A Brief for State Policymakers." (n.d.): Data Quality Campaign, Feb. 2014. http://www.dataqualitycampaign.org/files/DQC-Data%20Literacy%20Brief.pdf

Anderson, Chris. "The Maker Movement: Tangible Goods Emerge From Ones and Zeros." Wired. 16 Apr. 2013. http://www.wired.com/2013/04/makermovement.

Bailey, John, Carri Schneider, Chris Sturgis, and Tom Vander Ark. "The Shift from Cohorts to Competency." Digital Learning Now! Smart Series. Foundation for Excellence in Education, Jan. 2013. http://digitallearningnow.com/site/uploads/2013/01/CB-Paper-Final.pdf.

Biegler, Samantha, and Danah Boyd. "Risky Behaviors and Online Safety: A 2010 Literature Review (Draft)." Harvard Universtiy, Berkman Center for Internet & Society, 25 June 2010. http://www.zephoria.org/files/2010SafetyLitReview.pdf.

Bowser, Gayl. "Learning Difficulties and Special Needs Guide." Common Sense Media. Power Up! Apps for Kids with Special Needs and Learning Difficulties, n.d. Web. https://www.commonsensemedia.org/guide/special-needs.

boyd, danah, Eszter Hargittai, Jason Schultz, and John Palfrey. "Why Parents Help Their Children Lie to Facebook About Age: Unintended Consequences of the 'Children's Online Privacy Protection Act'" First Monday: Peer-reviewed Journal on the Internet 16.11. 7 Nov. 2011. http://firstmonday.org/ojs/index.php/fm/article/view/3850/3075.

Collier, Anne. "Literacy for a Digital Age: Transliteracy or What?" NetFamilyNews.org: Tech Intelligence for Parents. 20 Sept. 2012. http://www.netfamilynews.org/literacy-for-a-digital-age-transliteracy-or-what.

Collier, Anne. "'Save the Universe': Clear Space for Learning." NetFamilyNews.org: Tech Intelligence for Parents. 13 Mar. 2012. http://www.netfamilynews.org/save-the-universe-clear-space-for-learning.

Collier, Anne. "The Whitewater-Kayaking Kind of Learning Needed Today." NetFamilyNews.org Tech Intelligence for Parents. 2 Sept. 2012.  http://www.netfamilynews.org/the-whitewater-kayaking-kind-of-learning-needed-today.

Collier, Anne. "What Does 'Safe' Really Look Like in a Digital Age?" NetFamilyNews.org: Tech Intelligence for Parents. 2 Sept. 2012.  http://www.netfamilynews.org/what-does-safe-really-look-like-in-a-digital-age.

Connect-Safely-Main. "Online Safety 3.0: Empowering and Protecting Youth." ConnectSafely: Smart Socializing Starts Here. N.p., 9 Aug. 2009.  http://www.connectsafely.org/online-safety-30-empowering-and-protecting-youth/?doing_wp_cron=1377176368.9643731117248535156250.

Cortesi, Sandra, Paulina Haduong, Urs Gasser, Osman Tolga Aricak, Mark Saldaña, and Zach Lerner. "Youth Perspectives on Tech in Schools: From Mobile Devices to Restrictions and Monitoring." Berkman Center Research Publication 2014.3. 15 Jan. 2014. http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/node/8718.

Cukier, Kenneth Neil, and Viktor Mayer-Schoenberger. "The Rise of Big Data: How It's Changing the Way We Think About the World." Foreign Affairs. 2013.  http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/139104/kenneth-neil-cukier-and-viktor-mayer-schoenberger/the-rise-of-big-data.

Deterding, Sebastian. "Paideia as Paidia: From Game-Based Learning to a Life Well-Played." Coding Conduct: Persuasive Design for Digital Media. Games Learning Society 8.0, 15 June 2012. Web. http://codingconduct.cc/Paideia-as-Paidia.

Deyé, Sunny. "K-12 Online Learning Options." LegisBrief 21.16 (2013): n. pag. National Conference of State Legislatures. http://www.ncsl.org/research/education/k-through-12-online-learning-options.aspx.

Fox, Christine, Dian Schafflhauser, Geoff Fletcher, and Douglas Levin. "Transforming Data to Information in Service of Learning." State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA), May 2013.  http://www.setda.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/Data-to-Information.pdf.

Gasser, Urs, Sandra Cortesi, Momin Malik, and Ashley Lee. "Youth and Digital Media: From Credibility to Information Quality." Berkman Center Research Publication 2012.1. 16 Feb. 2012.  http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2005272.

Gupta, Sanjay. "Khan Academy: The Future of Education?" CBSNews. CBS Interactive, 11 Mar. 2012. http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/khan-academy-the-future-of-education-50121400.

Hart Research Associates. "The Online Generation Gap: Contrasting Attitudes and Behaviors of Parents and Teens." The Family Online Safety Institute, 14 Nov. 2012. http://www.fosi.org/images/stories/research/hartreport-onlinegap-final.pdf.

Hart Research Associates. "Who Needs Parental Controls? A Survey of Awareness, Attitudes, and Use of Online Parental Controls." Family Online Safety Institute, 14 Sept. 2011. http://www.fosi.org/images/stories/research/fosi_hart_survey-report.pdf.

Higgins, Steven, ZhiMin Xiao, and Maria Katsipataki. "The Impact of Digital Technology on Learning: A Summary for the Education Endowment Foundation." Durham University and Education Endowment Foundation, Nov. 2012. http://larrycuban.files.wordpress.com/2013/12/the_impact_of_digital_technologies_on_learning_full_report_2012.pdf.

Ito, Mizuko, Heather Horst, Matteo Bittanti, Danah Boyd, Becky Herr-Stephenson, Patricia G. Lange, C.J. Pascoe, and Laura Robinson. Living and Learning with New Media: Summary of Findings from the Digital Youth Project. Cambridge, MA: MIT, 2009. The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Reports on Digital Media and Learning. http://mitpress.mit.edu/sites/default/files/titles/free_download/9780262513654_Living_and_Learning.pdf.

Jaschik, Scott. "MOOCs for Credit." Inside Higher ED. N.p., 23 Jan. 2013. Web. http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2013/01/23/public-universities-move-offer-moocs-credit.

Kafai, Yasmin B., and Kylie A. Peppler. "Youth, Technology, and DIY: Developing Participatory Competencies in Creative Media Production." Review of Research in Education 35.1: 89-119. Mar. 2011. http://rre.sagepub.com/content/35/1/89.

Kowalski, Robin M., and Susan P. Limber. "Psychological, Physical, and Academic Correlates of Cyberbullying and Traditional Bullying." Journal of Adolescent Health 53.1 (2013): S13-20. Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine. http://www.ncdsv.org/images/JAH_Psychological-physical-academic-correlates-of-cyberbullying_7-2013.pdf.

Lenhart, Amanda, Mary Madden, Aaron Smith, Kristen Purcell, Kathryn Zickuhr, and Lee Rainie. "Teens, Kindness and Cruelty on Social Network Sites." Pew Research Internet Project.  9 Nov. 2011. http://www.pewinternet.org/2011/11/09/teens-kindness-and-cruelty-on-social-network-sites.

Locke, Michelle. "MOOC: Will These Four Letters Change K-12?" Scholastic. N.p., 2013. http://www.scholastic.com/browse/article.jsp?id=3758098.

Madden, Mary, Amanda Lenhart, Maeve Duggan, Sandra Cortesi, and Urs Gasser. "Teens and Technology 2013." Pew Research Internet Project. 13 Mar. 2013. http://www.pewinternet.org/2013/03/13/teens-and-technology-2013.

Mann Jackson, Nancy. "MOOCs Go to K12: Higher Ed Trend Expands to High Schools." District Administration Magazine. N.p., Aug. 2013. http://www.districtadministration.com/article/moocs-go-k12-higher-ed-trend-expands-high-schools.

Marwick, Alice E., Diego Murgia Diaz, and John Palfrey. "Youth, Privacy, and Reputation." Public Law and Legal Theory Working Paper Series 2010.5. The Berkman Center for Internet & Society. Harvard Law School, 21 Apr. 2010. http://www.justice.gov.il/NR/rdonlyres/4CA36194-FEFE-4DE8-965A-3A1464118554/26314/Perceptions_SSRNid15881632.pdf.

Meacham, Jon. "What Colleges Will Teach in 2025." TIME. 26 Sept. 2013.  http://nation.time.com/2013/09/26/the-class-of-2025.

Means, Barbara. "Technology and Education Change: Focus on Student Learning." Journal of Research on Technology in Education 42.3 (2010): 285-307. International Society for Technology in Education. Web. http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ882507.pdf.

Meister, Isaac, and Alicia Solow-Niederman. "K-12 Edtech Cloud Service Inventory." Social Science Research Network. Berkman Center Research Publication No.2014-2. 15 Jan. 2014. http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2378570.

Middaugh, Ellen, Ph.D. "Service and Activism in the Digital Age Supporting Youth Engagement in Public Life." DML Central Working Papers: Youth and Participatory Politics (January 2012): DML Central. Web. http://dmlcentral.net/sites/dmlcentral/files/resource_files/sa.pdf.

OECD Council. "The Protection of Children Online." Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. 2012. http://www.oecd.org/sti/ieconomy/childrenonline_with_cover.pdf.

Online Safety and Technology Working Group (OSTWG). "Youth Safety on a Living Internet: Report of the Online Safety and Technology Working Group." National Telecommunications and Information Administration. 4 June 2010. http://www.ntia.doc.gov/legacy/reports/2010/OSTWG_Final_Report_060410.pdf.

Parker, Kim, Amanda Lenhart, and Kathleen Moore. "The Digital Revolution and Higher Education: College Presidents, Public Differ on Value of Online Learning (Executive Summary)." Pew Research Social and Demographic Trends. 28 Aug. 2011. http://www.pewsocialtrends.org/2011/08/28/the-digital-revolution-and-higher-education.

Reidenberg, Joel; Russell, N. Cameron; Kovnot, Jordan; Norton, Thomas B.; Cloutier, Ryan; and Alvarado, Daniela, "Privacy and Cloud Computing in Public Schools" (2013). Center on Law and Information Policy. Book 2. http://ir.lawnet.fordham.edu/clip/2

Reilly, Erin, Vanessa Vartabedian, Laurel J. Felt, and Henry Jenkins. "PLAY! (Participatory Learning and You!)." USC Annenberg Innovation Lab, 13 Dec. 2012. http://www.slideshare.net/ebreilly1/play-participatory-learning-and-you.

Rotella, Carlo. "No Child Left Untableted." The New York Times, 14 Sept. 2013. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/15/magazine/no-child-left-untableted.html?pagewanted%253Dall&_r=0.

Schwarz, Alan. "Mooresville’s Shining Example (It’s Not Just About the Laptops)." The New York Times. 12 Feb. 2012. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/13/education/mooresville-school-district-a-laptop-success-story.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0.

Shute, Valerie J. "Stealth Assessment in Computer-based Games to Support Learning." Computer Games and Instruction (2011): 503-23. Information Age Publishing. http://myweb.fsu.edu/vshute/pdf/shute%20pres_h.pdf.

Solow-Niederman, Alicia and Plunkett, Leah and Gasser, Urs.  “Student Privacy and Cloud Computing at the District Level: Next Steps and Key Issues.” (January 15, 2014). Berkman Center Research Publication No. 2014-1. http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/node/8716.

Strider, Jess, Amanda Third, Dr., Kathryn Locke, and Ingrid Richardson, D