The Information Behavior of A New Generation

The Information Behavior of A New Generation

Children and Teens in the 21st Century

eBook - 2013
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Has the information behviour of childen and youth changed significantly over the last two decases? This book attempts to answer this question from a variety of viewpoints. 13 rsearchers from educational psychology, computer science, education, and information studies have contributed to eleven chapters on models of infromation behavior, the cognitive development of youth, information literacy, everyday infromation behavior, cyber-bullying, gaming in virtual environments, learning labs, social networkds, intellectual disabilities, and current and future systems. Whether they are refereed to as digital natives, the google-generation, or generation M, today's youth are active consumers and avid producers of digital information. Smart phones are the new generation's communication tools, social networks are their interaction venues and virtual environments are their new playgrounds. This new digital communication era has prompted researchers from a variety of disciplines to contribute to this book on the information behavior of children and teens.
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : The Scarecrow Press, Inc., 2013
ISBN: 9780810885950
0810885956
1299251595
9781299251595
0810885948
9780810885943
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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