Journals Higher Education



Published: 02 March 2012

216 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199757022

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Designing Digital Experiences for Positive Youth Development

From Playpen to Playground

First Edition

Marina Umaschi Bers, Ph.D.

  • Presents an alternative to the deficit discourse about youth experiences with technology
  • Provides research-based evidence of how best to implement technology-rich programs to promote positive youth development
  • Each chapter is supplemented with vignettes describing, from a developmental perspective, the diverse experiences of today's youth with current technology
  • For educators, policy makers, mental health professionals, as well as researchers interested in child development, psychology and learning technologies

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