Film, Video The Anthropology of Digital Natives

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Title
The Anthropology of Digital Natives
Summary
Young people today born into a digital world are experiencing a far different environment of information-gathering and access to knowledge than a generation ago. Who are these "digital natives" and what are they thinking? How are they using the technology, and are IT experts adequately responding to them? These questions will be addressed in a new Library of Congress series titled "Digital Natives." The four-lecture series will examine the generation that has been raised with the computer as a natural part of their lives, with emphasis on the young people currently in schools and colleges today. The series will seek to understand the practices and culture of these digital natives, the cultural implications of the phenomenon and the implications for education -- schools, universities and libraries. This first lecture explores how young people think, learn and play. Speaker Edith Ackermann is particularly interested in helping shape the future of play and learning in a digital world. "I study how people use place, relate to others and treat things to find their ways -- and voices -- in an ever-changing world," she said.
Contributor Names
Library of Congress
John W. Kluge Center (Library of Congress), sponsoring body
Created / Published
Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 2008-04-07.
Subject Headings
-  Culture, Folklife
-  Sports, Recreation
-  Technology, Industry
-  Education
-  Science, Technology
Notes
-  Classification: Education.
-  Classification: Geography, Anthropology, Recreation.
-  Classification: Science.
-  Classification: Social Sciences.
-  Classification: Technology.
-  Edith Ackermann.
-  Recorded on 2008-04-07.
-  Teachers.
Medium
1 online resource
Digital Id
https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gdc/gdcwebcasts.080407klu1600
Library of Congress Control Number
2021687942
Online Format
video
image
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2021687942
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Library Of Congress, and Sponsoring Body John W. Kluge Center. The Anthropology of Digital Natives. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -04-07, 2008. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021687942/.

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Library Of Congress & John W. Kluge Center, S. B. (2008) The Anthropology of Digital Natives. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -04-07. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021687942/.

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Library Of Congress, and Sponsoring Body John W. Kluge Center. The Anthropology of Digital Natives. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -04-07, 2008. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021687942/>.

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