Press Releases & In the News

The Connected Learning Lab Explores New Ways to Support Youth Development

Jan 23, 2020 | UCI News

Can a game-design competition built around artifacts in a museum lead to increased youth civic engagement? These are questions UCI’s Connected Learning Lab (CLL) is exploring in two new multiorganizational,...

Connected Learning Lab Recognized as an Organized Research Unit

Jul 18, 2019

The Connected Learning Lab (CLL) was recently recognized as an “Organized Research Unit (ORU)” — a cross-campus research institute — by UC Irvine, with UCI formally supporting its expansion and making...

Growing Up Digital

Dec 17, 2018 | UCI News

Today’s U.S. teens are more connected – to the internet, information and each other – than any previous generation, with 95 percent having access to a smartphone and 45 percent...

I Embraced Screen Time With My Daughter – And I Love It

Mar 12, 2019 | Wired Magazine - Joi Ito

LIKE MOST PARENTS of young children, I’ve found that determining how best to guide my almost 2-year-old daughter’s relationship with technology—especially YouTube and mobile devices—is a challenge. And I’m not...

UCI Launches Connected Learning Lab

Mar 30, 2017 | IRVINE, CALIF.

The University of California, Irvine has launched the Connected Learning Lab (CLL), a new interdisciplinary hub dedicated to researching and putting into practice equitable learner-centered innovation in educational technology. “Emerging forms of...

UC Irvine Launches Research Hub for Connected Learning

Mar 30, 2017 | Campus Technology

A new Connected Learning Lab (CLL) at the University of California, Irvine will focus on equity-oriented, learner-centered innovation in education technology. Sponsored by UCI's Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences, School of...