Browse by Subject "Children and digital resources"
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(Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2005)Research reveals that affect imparts directionality to cognition, which in turn infl uences actions. The role of affect has been well recognized in psychology, computing, education, cognitive science, and neuroscience. ...
(Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2005)A key challenge to retrieval in any type of system is how to represent the resources appropriately so that the user(s) can fi nd what they are looking for. In systems being used by children, as well as those designed ...
(Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2005)The developmental level of child information seekers affects their ability to interact with digital technology as a means to satisfy their information needs. Principles of child development and learning that inform ...
Educational Inquiry and Creativity: Developing Digital Resources in Ireland’s Information Age Town Despite cultural and social barriers to technology adoption, the teachers and administrators of schools in the Irish town of Ennis, with help from the Clare County Education Centre, integrated computers, networking, ...
Front Matter including Table of Contents to Library Trends 54 (2) Fall 2005: Children's Access and Use of Digital Resources
The theory of Radical Change, which is based on the digital age principles of interactivity, connectivity, and access, is suggested as a lens to reexamine existing research on youth information-seeking behavior in the ...
Initial Findings from a Three-Year International Case Study Exploring Children’s Responses to Literature in a Digital Library This article examines children’s responses to self-selected books in a digital library and begins to identify patterns in those responses. As part of a larger longitudinal study, the study presented here is an analysis ...
Children seek information in order to complete school projects on a wide variety of topics, as well as to support their various leisure activities. Such information can be found in print documents, but increasingly young ...
Introduction to Library Trends 54 (2) Fall 2005: Library Trends 54 (2) Fall 2005: Children's Access and Use of Digital Resources
Just Curious: Children’s Use of Digital Reference for Unimposed Queries and Its Importance in Informal Education This research investigated the informal use of two children’s digital reference services that were used for purposes unintended by the designers. The motivation for this research was to explore the ways that children ...
(Department of Education, University of Cyprus, 2008)
Based upon today’s digital landscape, four questions are examined throughout the articles in this issue: How do new digital tools and materials impact children as information seekers, learners, and creators of their own ...
(Peter Lang, 2002)Rapid technological change; social barriers breaking and re-forming; large scale immigration leading to a multicultural society; globalization of the economy; questions about the future of democracy; and major changes in ...
As part of a project to evaluate the effectiveness of Tutor.com’s Live Homework Help service, the authors examined over 100 transcripts of online transactions between teens and the virtual reference librarians in ...