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Teenagers and Technology (Paperback) - Routledge

Teenagers and Technology (Paperback) - Routledge | Languages, Learning & Technology | Scoop.it

"The popular media often presents a negative picture of young people and technology. From addiction to gaming, the distractions of the Internet, to the risks of social networking, the downsides of new technology in the lives of teenagers are often over-blown.

 


Teenagers and Technology presents a balanced picture of the part played by technology in the lives of young people. Drawing on extensive interviews conducted over several years, this book offers a timely and non-sensational exploration of teenagers’ experiences and opinions about the digital technologies they use, desire and dislike."

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See related article re: Univ of Oxford research on which it is based: http://www.ox.ac.uk/media/news_stories/2012/121222.html?_tmc=h8ptrkIgCWZwImovIjzD5gmssjWp5RzeVc4yXvq0WB4 

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The Best Texters Tend To Be The Best Spellers: Breaking Down Texting Myths [VIDEO]

The Best Texters Tend To Be The Best Spellers: Breaking Down Texting Myths [VIDEO] | Languages, Learning & Technology | Scoop.it

"In a 31-minute RSA video David Crystal dispels five myths surrounding today's wired youth and the impact on language."


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Are video games really the villains in our violent age?

Are video games really the villains in our violent age? | Languages, Learning & Technology | Scoop.it
The Sandy Hook school massacre has revived concerns about the effects of first-person shooter games, but some of them are actually good for you, writes Vaughan Bell

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