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Re-Imagining Youth Civic Engagement—An Educator Innovator CLTV Episode

November 7, 2017

Join Nicole Mirra and Antero Garcia for a conversation about their recent article, "Civic Participation Reimagined: Youth Interrogation and Innovation in the Multimodal Public Sphere," in which they discuss connected teaching, Youth Participatory Action Research (YPAR), and visions for the future of democracy. They are joined by the co-founders of Marginal Syllabus Remi Kalir and Joe Dillon, for a discussion of the text, which is the featured article this month for Writing Our Civic Futures which explores a range of scholarship on civic engagement and supports their web annotation at Educator Innovator.

During the broadcast, the conversation will also take place on Twitter using the hashtag #connectedlearning  and #marginalsyllabus


Guests for this episode include:
  • Joe Dillon (host), Teacher, Rangeview High School in Aurora Public Schools in Colorado and Denver Writing Project Teacher Consultant
  • Antero Garcia,  Assistant Professor in the Graduate School of Education at Stanford University
  • Remi Kalir,  Assistant Professor of Information and Learning Technologies at the University of Colorado Denver School of Education and Human Development
  • Nicole Mirra,  Assistant Professor of Urban Teacher Education at Rutgers University
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