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Hanging out, messing around, and geeking out : kids living and learning with new media

Author: Mizuko Itō; et al
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2010.
Series: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation series on digital media and learning.
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This study reports on an ambitious three-year ethnographic investigation into how young people are living and learning with new media in varied settings - at home, in after school programs, and in online spaces.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mizuko Itō; et al
ISBN: 9780262013369 0262013363 9780262518543 0262518546
OCLC Number: 314840580
Description: xix, 419 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Media ecologies / Heather A. Horst, Becky Herr-Stephenson, and Laura Robinson --
Media ecologies : quantitative perspectives / Christo Sims --
Michelle / Lisa Tripp --
"You have another world to create" : teens and online hangouts / C.J. Pascoe --
The techne-mentor / Megan Finn --
Zalas, a digital-information virtuoso / Mizuko Ito --
Friendship / danah boyd --
Sharing snapshots of teen friendship and love / Katynka Z. Martínez --
From MySpace to Facebook : coming of age in networked public culture / Heather A. Horst --
Intimacy / C.J. Pascoe --
The public nature of mediated breakups / danah boyd --
Bob Anderson's story : "It was kind of a weird cyber growing-up thing" / Christo Sims --
Families / Heather A. Horst --
The Garcia family : a portrait of urban Los Angeles / Katnyka Z. Martínez --
The Miller family : a portrait of a Silicon Valley family / Heather A. Horst --
The Milvert family : a portrait of rural California / Christo Sims --
Gaming / Mizuko Ito and Matteo Bittanti --
Neopets : same game, different meanings / Laura Robinson and Heather A. Horst --
First-person play : subjectivity, gamer code, and Doom / Matteo Bittanti --
Learning and collaborating in Final Fantasy XI / Rachel Cody --
Machinima : from learners to producers / Matteo Bittanti --
Creative production / Patricia G. Lange and Mizuko Ito --
"MySpace is universal" : creative production in a trajectory of participation / Dan Perkel --
All in the family / Patricia G. Lange --
Making music together / Dilan Mahendran --
**Spoiler alert** : Harry Potter podcasting as collaborative production / Becky Herr-Stephenson --
Work / Mizuko Ito --
"I'm just a nerd. It's not like I'm a rock star or anything" / Mizuko Ito --
Technological prospecting in rural landscapes / Christo Sims --
Being more than "just a banker" : DIY youth culture and DIY capitalism in a high school computer club / Katynka Z. Martínez --
Final Fantasy XI : trouncing Tiamat / Rachel Cody --
Eddie : Neopets, neocapital, and making a virtual buck / Laura Robinson --
Conclusion --
Appendix I. Project overview --
Appendix II. Project descriptions --
Appendix III. Project index.
Series Title: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation series on digital media and learning.
Responsibility: Mizuko Ito ... [et al.] ; with contributions by Judd Antin ... [et al.].
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