School Media & Technology
Communications Officer

Lauren Bagdy
Florida State University

Lauren M. Bagdy is a doctoral candidate in the Instructional Systems and Learning Technologies program at Florida State University.  Her research interests include: informal learning, social media platforms as learning tools, and identity/community development in online social networks.
Her most recent publication is "Teens and social media: A case study of high school studentsí informal learning practices and trajectories." She also teaches an educational technology course to pre-service teachers at FSU and is currently working with the faculty member overseeing the course to design and develop an open textbook.    

Prior to starting her doctoral studies at FSU, she worked in K-12 for eight years in the Washington, DC area. She received a B.A. in psychology from Elon University and an M.A. in educational technology leadership from The George Washington University.  


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