K12: Out of School Learning

(Space and Time)

Mapping the Gaps on Where and When Learning Takes Place (2012).
This interactive multi-media report maps the gaps between expert explanations and public understandings of the spaces and times where learning occurs. Data from interviews with both educational experts and lay informants are compared to examine gaps in understanding that can be addressed through strategic communications strategies. Audio data from cultural models interviews are used to illustrate key findings.

How Media Portray Learning Space and Time (2012).
This report is part of a series that analyzes media discourses regarding learning, education and education reform and how these discourses impact public understanding of these issues. In this installment, Frameworks researchers analyzed and identified dominant media frames regarding learning space and time. Relevant stories from newspapers across the country, television broadcasts and news-oriented blogs between October 1, 2010 through October 1, 2011 were examined.