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Nichole Pinkard

Nichole Pinkard is Associate Professor of Interactive Media, Human Computer Interaction, and Education in the School of Cinema and Interactive Media at DePaul University and founder of the Digital Youth Network.

Titles by This Author

Cultivating Digital Media Citizenship in Urban Communities

The popular image of the “digital native"—usually depicted as a technically savvy and digitally empowered teen—is based on the assumption that all young people are equally equipped to become innovators and entrepreneurs. Yet young people in low-income communities often lack access to the learning opportunities, tools, and collaborators (at school and elsewhere) that help digital natives develop the necessary expertise.