Wednesday Lunch Talk - Examining Youth Participation in Online Affinity Spaces: Snapshots from a Developing Research Agenda

Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Noon - 12:50 pm
Genrich-Rusling Room, LeChase 215

Just returning to Warner after eight months spent focused on scholarship, Jayne Lammers, Assistant Professor in Teaching & Curriculum, shares findings from her on-going research examining youth participation in online affinity spaces. In particular, she highlights the results of a linguistic analysis of reviewer feedback in the online writing communities of and, insights from a case study she's conducting (with Warner doctoral candidate Valerie Marsh) of one particular writer, and an early peek at what happened when she brought lessons learned from her research to a local high school writing classroom.

Lunch from Stromboli Express will be served. Food will be available at 11:45 am. The program starts promptly at noon.

Tags: Fanfiction, Jayne Lammers, online spaces, Warner Wednesday Talk