Jim Sandherr is a Research Associate at the Digital Youth Network. Jim is currently working on developing methods for integrating digital technology, social networks, and badges into educational spaces to create blended learning environments. Jim supports both teachers and students in the implementation of media literacy programming by collaboratively authoring curriculum that suits the learning goals of modern educators.

Jim holds a B.A. in Communication and an M.A. in Media and Cinema Studies from DePaul University.