Friday, 22 January 2010

Generation M2: Media in the Lives of 8 to 18 year olds - Kaiser Family Foundation (1)

The study, "Generation M2: Media in the Lives of 8- to 18-year-olds," reports that:

Kids pack in nearly 11 hours of media use daily a report for CNET by Larry Magid.

George Siemens has written this:
"Kaiser Family Foundation has a new report available on youth and technology. Overall, it's not a surprising report - basically, if they're awake, they're online. Media consumption increased in almost every domain - web, TV, music, games, etc. Print was down. Two parts of the report were interesting - though mainly for lack of useful information or clear correlation: distinction in media use among whites, African Americans, and well as a bit of a psychological profile on high media users (basically, they're less happy, have poorer grades, and have more issues)."

From eSchoolNews this post: Technology gives kids constant media access

Plugged In and Tuned Out?

CMCH Weighs in on Kaiser Report of Kids’ Increasing Use of Media

Another post on the same themes. The Young and the Digital references the book: Watkins, S. C. (2009). The Young & The Digital: What the Migration to Social-Network Sites, Games, and Anytime, Anywhere Media Means for Our Future. Boston, MA: Beacon Press.

I'll post other commentary links as I find them.

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