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Welcome to CU Hack Nights!

The CU hack night is a weekly, ongoing meetup of diverse people from our local community. Our focus is problem solving, using our collective skills. Most of our work is computer-based, but it doesn’t have to be limited to technology.

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Wolske named interim director of CDI

Reposted from the iSchool website and updated November 7, 2016 The iSchool is pleased to announce the appointment of Martin Wolske as director of the Center for Digital Inclusion (CDI). Wolske assumes the position following the departure of Jon Gant,

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The science of learning by making

Makerspaces provide a setting for active learning—exploring, innovating, creating—but making as learning is a relatively new phenomenon, and the formal research behind it is still developing. Research findings from the realms of psychology and cognitive science can give educators some

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DILP teen teachers visit digital innovation sites in Chicago, Urbana-Champaign

This spring, twenty teens took a three-day trip to the Windy City, where they visited some of the city’s most well known sites. But these teens weren’t tourists. They traveled to Chicago for a series of teacher development experiences. These

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Gant to speak at MSU on evaluation of digital inclusion initiatives

CDI Director Jon Gant will speak Monday at Michigan State University’s Quello Center for Telecommunication Management and Law. His talk, “Hugs, Handshakes and High Fives: Strategies for Evaluating the Impact of Digital Inclusion Using Data from the Broadband Technology Opportunity

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