Our research team continues to examine 21st century learning within the organizational context of Digital Youth Network (DYN).

The research team draws from a variety of theoretical traditions to understand this process. Below are a list of publications and presentations. For more information on these activities please contact Brigid Barron bjbarron at

Austin, K. (2008). “Fostering 21st Century Skills: Tool-Based Instructional Change.” (working)

Austin, K. (2008). “Establishing and Negotiating Teaching and Mentoring in an Informal Setting.” International Conferences on Learning Sciences (Amsterdam, Netherlands) June.

Kennedy Martin, C, Barron, B, Austin, K and Pinkard, N. (2009). “A Culture of Sharing: A Look at Identity Development Through the Creation and Presentation of Digital Media Projects.” International Conference on Computer-Supported Education (Lisbon, Spain) March.

Gomez, K, Austin, K, Zywica, J, Hooper, P, Pinkard, N. (2008). “Instructional Environments Designed to Increase Quality of Access to Technology and Expertise in the New Social Futures.” American Education Research Association Annual Conference (New York City, NY) March.