By Chris Davies,Rebecca Eynon
The well known media usually provides a damaging photo of adolescents and expertise. From dependancy to gaming, the distractions of the net, to the dangers of social networking, the downsides of latest know-how within the lives of young children are frequently over-blown.
Teenagers and Technology
offers a balanced photograph of the half performed through know-how within the lives of youth. Drawing on huge interviews performed over a number of years, this e-book deals a well timed and non-sensational exploration of young children’ stories and evaluations concerning the electronic applied sciences they use, wish and dislike.
The booklet covers quite a number topical topics together with:
- Social networking and on-line engagement within the wider social world
- Building on-line self-identity and crew membership
- Technology within the home
- Developing expertise abilities in aid of learning
- Drawing on technological assets within the trip in the direction of adulthood.
Grounded in what adolescents really say approximately utilizing new expertise of their day-by-day lives, Teenagers and Technology provides an image within which children have in a few respects a special dating to know-how, yet one who is de facto no longer unprecedented or of a very diverse order to how humans quite often relate to it.
By offering a nuanced view at the subject, Teenagers and Technology counters the intense bills of ‘digital youth’, and exaggerated anxieties created via the mass media. will probably be of curiosity to scholars and teachers operating within the fields of adolescent and net stories, besides schooling pros, practitioners, young ones and their mom and dad.