Lessons for the Future From the First Post-Pokémon Generation

June 2010
Nieman Reports;Summer2010, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p18
The article discusses research called the Digital Youth Project, conducted by the author and her team, on the use of digital media by young people in social and recreational settings. The research, which involved several youth across the U.S., focused on the learning opportunities provided by interactive and online media for young people. The researchers advise adults to embrace the benefits of informal and social learning online rather than thinking that digital media is a distraction or waste of time for children.


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