9780230614789

Rewired Understanding the iGeneration and the Way They Learn

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  • ISBN13:

    9780230614789

  • ISBN10:

    0230614787

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-03-30
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

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Summary

Rosen explores how the new, charged-up, multitasking generation responds to traditional textbooks and lectures. "Rewired" helps educators and parents teach to this new generation's radically different learning styles and needs.

Author Biography

Dr. Larry Rosen is a professor of Psychology and the author of Me, MySpace, and I: Parenting the Net Generation and TechnoStress: Coping with Technology @ Work @ Home @ Play. He has over 25 years of research experience on the impact of technology among children, adolescents, young adults, parents, school teachers, and business people in more than 30 countries.  Dr. Rosen is often quoted in magazines and newspapers such as Newsweek, USA Today, and the Chicago Tribune; regularly appears on television and radio; and gives keynote speeches around the world regarding the psychology of technology. He lives in Dominguez Hills, CA.

Table of Contents

Why Tweens and Teens Hate Schoolp. 1
Welcome to the iGenerationp. 19
An Explosion of WMDs: Wireless Mobile Devicesp. 51
Multitasking Madnessp. 75
Real Life or Screen Life? The Educational Opportunities of Immersive Social Networking and Virtual Worldsp. 97
Tapping into a Very Creative Generation of Studentsp. 127
Media Literacy among 21st-century Kidsp. 149
Concerns, Worries, and Barriersp. 179
Rewiring Educationp. 199
Acknowledgmentsp. 227
Endnotesp. 229
Indexp. 247
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