Learning and the E-Generation

Learning and the E-Generation

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Learning and the E-Generation examines the impact of new and emerging digital technologiesa€”from computers and tablets to social media and video gamesa€”on learners in formal and informal settings. Assesses the psychological factors at play, including social, cognitive, and behavioral characteristics that are influenced by exposure to technology Addresses the risks and benefits of 21st century digital technology on children and young adults Written by two experts in the field who draw on the latest research and practice from psychology, neuroscience, and education Discusses the potential of technology to make the learning process more authentic and engaging, as well as the obstacles which can prevent this from happening effectively... children, the findings appear positive and suggest that early instruction may provide some foundation for acquiring literacy skills later on. ... Increasingly undergraduate students are rejecting textbooks as they move to the use of a Kindle, iPad or other tablet devices that ... Olsen, Kleivset, and Langseth (2013) reported that while the iPad received better scores than Kindle DX, 51 per cent of students stillanbsp;...

Title:Learning and the E-Generation
Author:Jean D. M. Underwood, Lee Farrington-Flint
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2015-02-16


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