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Learning, Media and Technology

2013 Volume 38, Number 2

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Number of articles: 6

  1. Texting as a Channel for Personalized Youth Support: Participatory Design Research by City Youth and Teachers

    Mica Pollock & Uche Amaechi

    Most school districts are out to regulate and restrict student texting and fear student-teacher texting as particularly inappropriate. But might this youth-dominated channel in fact be a twenty... More

    pp. 128-144

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  2. Critical Literacy, Self-Protection and Delinquency: The Challenges of Participatory Media for Youths At-Risk

    Sun Sun Lim, Iccha Basnyat, Shobha Vadrevu & Yoke Hian Chan

    While pedagogy is predominantly viewed from the perspective of classroom instruction, educators worldwide invariably play a critical pastoral role of shaping the personal development of their... More

    pp. 145-160

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  3. Democratizing Computer Science Knowledge: Transforming the Face of Computer Science through Public High School Education

    Jean J. Ryoo, Jane Margolis, Clifford H. Lee, Cueponcaxochitl D. M. Sandoval & Joanna Goode

    Despite the fact that computer science (CS) is the driver of technological innovations across all disciplines and aspects of our lives, including participatory media, high school CS too commonly... More

    pp. 161-181

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  4. Improvization and Strategic Risk-Taking in Informal Learning with Digital Media Literacy

    Renee Hobbs

    The city provides a rich array of learning opportunities for young children. However, in many urban schools, often it can be logistically difficult to get young children out of the building. But... More

    pp. 182-197

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  5. Participatory Mapping with Urban Youth: The Visual Elicitation of Socio-Spatial Research Data

    Ioana Literat

    Participatory mapping attempts to engage youth in the generation of personalized maps, as a way to both harness the value of individual knowledge about geographic space, and to concurrently empower... More

    pp. 198-216

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  6. Mobile Storytelling and Informal Education in a Suburban Area: A Qualitative Study on the Potential of Digital Narratives for Young Second-Generation Immigrants

    Maria Ranieri & Isabella Bruni

    The article discusses an action-research study focused on developing participatory attitudes and the self-expression skills of a group ("N"?=?15) of second-generation immigrant... More

    pp. 217-235

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