In this Web edition of UT Game Changers on The Longhorn Network, S. Craig Watkins explains how technology can be used to create opportunities for young people in the classroom.
Watkins, an Associate Professor of Radio, Television and Film at UT Austin, studies the effects of technology on young people. In his most recent book, The Young and the Digital, Watkins outlined the ways engagement with social media, games, and mobile phones is transforming the way young people encounter the world. Visit his website: theyoungandthedigital.com
UT Game Changers brings The University of Texas at Austin’s intellectual talent beyond the classroom with a half-hour show to be broadcast on The Longhorn Network along with a Web-only version, above.