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High-tech tots [electronic resource] : childhood in a digital world / edited by Ilene R. Berson and Michael J. Berson.

Contributor(s): Berson, Ilene R | Berson, Michael J.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Research in global child advocacy (Unnumbered): Publisher: Charlotte, N.C. : Information Age Pub., c2010Description: 1 online resource (viii, 278 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781617350115 (electronic bk.); 1617350117 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Computers and children | Children -- Effect of technological innovations on | Mass media and children | Mass media and globalization | Digital communications | Kleuters | Peuters | Web 2.0 | Teleleren | Technologie | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media StudiesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: High-tech tots.DDC classification: 302.23083 Other classification: 81.68 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction to high tech tots : childhood in a digital world / Ilene R. Berson and Michael J. Berson -- New technologies, playful experiences, and multimodal learning / Nicola Yelland -- Young children's technology experiences in multiple contexts : Bronfenbrenner's ecological theory reconsidered / X. Christine Wang ... [et al.] -- Tangible programming in early childhood : revisiting developmental assumptions through new technologies / Marina Umaschi Bers and Michael S. Horn -- Developing a cybersafety program for early childhood education : a New Zealand case study / Richard Beach -- Hector's World : educating young children about life online / Liz Butterfield -- Is social networking the new "online playground" for young children? A study of rate profiles in Estonia / Andra Siibak and Kadri Ugur -- Youth protection online : joint efforts are needed / Jutta Croll and Katharina Kunze -- Children and the Janus-faced internet : social policy implications for Mauritius as a developing country case study / Komalsingh Rambaree -- Childhood, cell phones, and health / Richard Chalfen -- The one laptop per child project and the problems of technology-led educational development / Marcus Leaning -- Webkinz as consumerist discourse : a critical ideological analysis / Charlie Dellinger-Pate and Rosemarie J. Conforti.
Summary: "This volume examines the interface between young children and information and communication technology (ICT) from a global perspective. There are three primary areas of emphasis: (a) ICT as a teaching and learning tool across cultures and countries to promote the social and cognitive development of young children; (b) research on developmentally appropriate education on cybersafety and cybercitizenship; and (c) studies on the influence of digital technologies on young children, including exposure to inappropriate content and participation in online social networks."--Cover p. [4].
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"This volume examines the interface between young children and information and communication technology (ICT) from a global perspective. There are three primary areas of emphasis: (a) ICT as a teaching and learning tool across cultures and countries to promote the social and cognitive development of young children; (b) research on developmentally appropriate education on cybersafety and cybercitizenship; and (c) studies on the influence of digital technologies on young children, including exposure to inappropriate content and participation in online social networks."--Cover p. [4].

Includes bibliographical references.

Introduction to high tech tots : childhood in a digital world / Ilene R. Berson and Michael J. Berson -- New technologies, playful experiences, and multimodal learning / Nicola Yelland -- Young children's technology experiences in multiple contexts : Bronfenbrenner's ecological theory reconsidered / X. Christine Wang ... [et al.] -- Tangible programming in early childhood : revisiting developmental assumptions through new technologies / Marina Umaschi Bers and Michael S. Horn -- Developing a cybersafety program for early childhood education : a New Zealand case study / Richard Beach -- Hector's World : educating young children about life online / Liz Butterfield -- Is social networking the new "online playground" for young children? A study of rate profiles in Estonia / Andra Siibak and Kadri Ugur -- Youth protection online : joint efforts are needed / Jutta Croll and Katharina Kunze -- Children and the Janus-faced internet : social policy implications for Mauritius as a developing country case study / Komalsingh Rambaree -- Childhood, cell phones, and health / Richard Chalfen -- The one laptop per child project and the problems of technology-led educational development / Marcus Leaning -- Webkinz as consumerist discourse : a critical ideological analysis / Charlie Dellinger-Pate and Rosemarie J. Conforti.

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