S. Craig Watkins

About S. Craig Watkins

S. Craig Watkins studies young people's social and digital media behaviors, innovation, and shifts in the knowledge economy with a primary focus on issues related to equity. He is a Professor at the University of Texas, Austin, in the department of Radio-Television-Film. Craig is the author of three books, including The Young and the Digital: What the Migration to Social Network Sites, Games, and Anytime, Anywhere Media Means for Our Future (Beacon 2009). He is currently working on three books. His forthcoming book (2017) is based on an ethnographic inquiry into the evolving worlds of digital media, education, and social inequality in the U.S. The second book is an edited volume that examines the future of innovation focusing on issues related to media production, emergent creative economies, labor, and inequality in the digital economy. The third book draws from his most current research on millennials called Doing Innovation. Craig is a member of the MacArthur Foundation's Connected Learning Research Network. For updates on research visit doinginnovation.org. and theyoungandthedigital.com

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Civic-Centered Design Classroom, S. Craig Watkins, JODML summer 2016

The Civic-Centered Design Classroom: Pathways to New Civic Futures and Youth Voice

JODML-article-icon-purple-35Not all forms of digital media participation are equal. The media practices of black and Hispanic teens are influenced by race/ethnicity, class, and schooling.

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