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Awarding Innovation: An Assessment of the Digital Media and Learning Competition

by Ellen Irie; Ria Sengupta Bhatt; Sheila Wilcox; Suzuki Rodriguez

Sep 1, 2014

Increasing availability and accessibility of digital media have changed the ways in which young people learn, socialize, play, and engage in civic life. Seeking to understand how learning environments and institutions should transform to respond to these changes, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation (the Foundation) launched the Digital Media and Learning (DML) Initiative in 2005. This report highlights the successes and challenges of one component of the DML Initiative: the DML Competition (the Competition).