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Deborah Fields

Utah State University
Independent Research Consultant & Temporary Assistant Professor of Instructional Technology and Learning Sciences
Long Beach, CA
Dr. Deborah A. Fields is a Temporary Assistant Professor in Instructional Technology and Learning Sciences at Utah State University and an independent research consultant. Deborah researches children’s connective learning and identity engagement through designing with digital technologies in ways that bridge informal and formal learning contexts. She is the co-PI on the Kids' DIY Media Project (kidsdiymedia.com) aimed at identifying and addressing challenges associated with kids' making and sharing their own media content online. Deborah also works on curriculum for e-textiles and running infectious (virtual) diseases on the virtual world Whyville.net.