Among the organizations studying connected learning are the Digital Media and Learning Research Hub at the University of California, Irvine campus …. Such peer mentoring and so-called "affinity networks" are partly a response to the failures of some traditional mentoring programs, according to Mizuko “Mimi” Ito, a UC Irvine cultural-anthropology and informatics professor, who is the hub's research director and the co-founder of Connected Camps.

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