Bowler named Remake Learning Fellow 2013-2014 by Sprout Fund


The iSchool congratulates Dr. Leanne Bowler on being named a Remake Learning Fellow by the Sprout Fund for the 2013-2014 academic year. The Remake Learning Fellowship was awarded to Dr. Bowler for her history of and commitment to the concept of “Connected Learning,” the theme of this year’s fellowship program. On the Remake Learning website, Sprout Program Officer Dustin Stiver explains, “Connected learning is about leveraging digital tools, new media, and creative learning experiences in order to meet students where they are, across environments.” As a Remake Learning Fellow, Dr. Bowler will focus on creating “relevant learning experiences for students in the context of the making world.”

Bowler, an Assistant Professor at the iSchool, has been recognized previously with a national award from the Association of Library and Information Science Educators (ALISE) for her course “Technology in the Lives of Children and Youth.” Her commitment to innovative uses of technology is apparent throughout her professional activities – Dr. Bowler currently mentors ten students in the Library and Information Science program who were named 2014 HASTAC Scholars. Additionally, Dr. Bowler serves as lead faculty for the Resources & Services: Children and Youth specialization of the ALA-accredited MLIS.

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Leanne Bowler on her Remake Learning Fellowship! To learn more about Dr. Bowler, please visit her bio page.