Material Detail

Living and Learning with New Media

Living and Learning with New Media

Results from the most extensive U.S. study on teens and their use of digital media show that America's youth are developing important social and technical skills online- often in ways adults do not understand or value. Read the press release.Read a two-page overview of the study (PDF).Read the 30-page white paper. Read the full study on the Digital Youth Project's website.Watch a video interview with the study's lead researcher, Dr. Mizuko Ito. Social network sites, online games, video-sharing sites, and gadgets such as iPods and mobile phones are now fixtures of youth culture. They have so permeated young lives that it is hard to believe that less than a decade ago these technologies barely existed. Today's youth may be coming of age and struggling for autonomy and identity as did their... Show More
Rate

Quality

  • Editor Reviews
  • User Rating
  • Comments
  • Learning Exercises
  • Bookmark Collections
  • Course ePortfolios
  • Accessibility Info

More about this material

Comments

Log in to participate in the discussions or sign up if you are not already a MERLOT member.