Children's Learning in a Digital World

Children's Learning in a Digital World

Editor(s): Teena Willoughby, Eileen Wood

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

Print ISBN: 9781405162074

Online ISBN: 9780470696682

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696682

About this Book

Children's Learning in a Digital World presents exciting and challenging new ideas from international scholars on the impact of computers, the Internet, and video games on children's learning.


  • Features exciting new research which reassesses the threats posed by technology to the social, emotional, and physical development of children
  • Examines the impact of technology in both formal and informal learning contexts, covering a range of technologies relevant to students and researchers, as well as professional educators
  • Presents key information on the social and cultural issues that affect technology use, in addition to the impact on children's learning
  • Includes research from an international range of contributors

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Informal Learning with Technologies: Opportunities and Challenges

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  2. Part II: Formal Learning with Technologies: Opportunities and Challenges

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    2. Chapter 6

      Using Technology to Assist Children Learning to Read and Write (pages 129–171)

      Philip C. Abrami, Robert Savage, C. Anne Wade, Geoffrey Hipps and Monica Lopez

  3. Part III: Summary and Looking Ahead

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