Connected Learning Lab (2018). University of California, Irvine, CA.
The Connected Learning Lab (CLL) is an Organized Research (ORU) at the University of California, Irvine. The CLL is dedicated to studying and mobilizing learning technologies in equitable, innovative, and learner-centered ways. Over 30 faculty are members of the CLL, representing a diverse range of disciplines and departments including Anthropology, Comparative Literature, Computer Science, Education, English, Informatics, Nursing, Psychological Sciences, and Sociology.
The CLL grows out of over a decade of MacArthur Foundation investment in the Digital Media and Learning Hub at UC Irvine, and the research of the Connected Learning Research Network and the Youth and Participatory Politics Research Network. It was established as a research center in the UCI School of Information and Computer Science in 2017, and was recognized as an ORU in 2019.