We research, design, & mobilize learning technologies in equitable, innovative, and learner-centered ways.

What is Connected Learning?

Connected learning combines personal interests, supportive relationships, and opportunities. It is learning in an age of abundant access to information and social connection that embraces the diverse backgrounds and interests of all young people.

Youth Connections for Wellbeing Project

New report examining the relationship between teens' technology use and mental health released.

Faculty

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Vera Michalchik

Vera Michalchik

Associate Director and Sr. Researcher

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Shayan Doroudi

Assistant Professor

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Nia Dowell

Assistant Professor

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Kylie Peppler

Associate Professor, Department of Informatics & School of Education

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Richard Arum

Dean, School of Education

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Constance Steinkuehler

Professor, Department of Informatics & School of Education

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June Ahn

Associate Professor, School of Education

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Kurt Squire

Kurt Squire

Professor, Department of Informatics

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Katie Salen

Professor, Department of Informatics

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Mimi Ito

Director, Connected Learning Lab

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Candice Odgers

Professor, Psychological Science

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Rebecca Black

Associate Professor, Department of Informatics

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Stephanie Reich

Associate Professor, School of Education

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Amir Rahmani

Assistant Professor

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Bill Maurer

Dean, School of Social Sciences

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David Theo Goldberg

Director, UC Humanities Research Institute

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Carol Connor

Chancellor's Professor / Equity Advisor, School of Education

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Yuqing Guo

Assistant Professor, Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing

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Stacy Branham

Assistant Professor, Department of Informatics

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Andres Bustamante

Assistant Professor, School of Education

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Nikil Dutt

Distinguished Professor, Department of Computer Science

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Roderic Crooks

Assistant Professor, Department of Informatics

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Stephen Schueller

Assistant Professor, Psychological Science

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Elizabeth van Es

Associate Professor, School of Education

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Gillian Hayes

Kleist Professor, Department Informatics, School or Education, School of Medicine

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Jonathan Alexander

Associate Dean in the Division of Undergraduate Education and Chancellor's Professor of English and Informatics

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Rachel Goldberg

Assistant Professor, Sociology

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Daniel Epstein

Daniel Epstein

Assistant Professor, School of Education

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Andrew Penner

Professor, Sociology

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Debra Richardson

Professor Emerita, Department of Informatics

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Yao Du

PhD Student, Department of Informatics

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Mark Warschauer

Professor, School of Education

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Gloria Mark

Professor, Department of Informatics

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Sandra Simpkins

Professor, School of Education

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Di Xu

Assistant Professor, Education

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Hosun Kang

Assistant Professor, School of Education

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Sarah Pressman

Associate Professor, Psychological Science

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Jessica Borelli

Associate Professor, Psychological Science

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