Children's Learning in a Digital World

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Teena Willoughby, Eileen Wood
Wiley, Jan 3, 2008 - Psychology - 320 pages
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Children's Learning in a Digital World presents exciting and challenging new ideas from international scholars on the impact of computers, the Internet, and video games on children's learning.

  • Features exciting new research which reassesses the threats posed by technology to the social, emotional, and physical development of children
  • Examines the impact of technology in both formal and informal learning contexts, covering a range of technologies relevant to students and researchers, as well as professional educators
  • Presents key information on the social and cultural issues that affect technology use, in addition to the impact on children?s learning
  • Includes research from an international range of contributors

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Contents

Seven Criteria for Investigating Childrens Learning
1
Opportunities
9
Media LiteracyWho Needs
15
Copyright

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About the author (2008)

Teena Willoughby is Professor of Child and Youth Studies at Brock University, and Director of their Research Institute for Youth Studies. She is the winner of Brock's Research Award for 2003-5, and of the Book of the Year Award for Shaffer, Wood, & Willoughby; Developmental Psychology: Childhood and Adolescence, First Canadian Edition (2002).


Eileen Wood is Professor in the Department of Psychology, Wilfrid Laurier University. She is winner of the Book of the Year Award for Shaffer, Wood, & Willoughby; Developmental psychology: Childhood and Adolescence, First Canadian Edition (2002) and for The World Of Psychology (Third Canadian Edition).



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