Hanging Out, Messing Around, and Geeking Out: Kids Living and Learning with New Media (BOK)
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Conventional wisdom about young people's use of digital technology often equates generational identity with technology identity: today's teens seem constantly plugged in to video games, social networking sites, and text messaging. Yet there is little actual research that investigates the intricate dynamics of youths' social and recreational use of digital media. Hanging Out, Messing Around, and Geeking Out fills this gap, reporting on an ambitious three-year ethnographic investigation into how young people are living and learning with new media in varied settings -- at home, in after-school programs, and in online spaces. Integrating twenty-three case studies -- which include Harry Potter podcasting, video-game playing, music sharing, and online romantic breakups -- in a unique collaborative authorship style, Hanging Out, Messing Around, and Geeking Out is distinctive for its combination of in-depth description of specific group dynamics with conceptual analysis.
|Utgitt||2009||Forfatter||Becky Herr-Stephenson, C. J. Pascoe, danah boyd, Dilan Mahendran, Katynka Z. Martinez, Matteo Bittanti, Mizuko Ito, Patricia G. Lange, Rachel Cody, Sonja Baumer|
University Press Group Ltd
|Antall sider||440||Dimensjoner||15,2cm x 22,9cm x 1,9cm|
|Vekt||726 gram||Emner og form||Media studies, Impact of science & technology on society, Educational equipment & technology, computer-aided learning (CAL)|