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Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

When a computer or a user is directly connected into a network and is capable of interacting with it, for example by querying the contents of a database.

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Online Learning and Deaf Students

Stephanie W. Cawthon and Jessica I. Mitchell.

in Evidence-Based Practices in Deaf Education

October 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Developmental Psychology. 9395 words.

Recent advances in online education platforms have the potential to increase access and equity for deaf students. This chapter examines what we know about accessibility in online learning...

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Modeling collective emotions in online social systems

David Garcia, Antonios Garas and Frank Schweitzer.

in Collective Emotions

January 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Psychology; Developmental Psychology. 8352 words.

Collective emotions in online social systems emerge through the interaction of thousands of Internet users. Their digital traces, i.e., the messages posted in chatrooms, fora, or product...

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The Online World, the Internet, Social Class, and Counseling

Belle Liang, Nicole Duffy and Meghan Commins.

in The Oxford Handbook of Social Class in Counseling

March 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Counselling Psychology; Psychological Assessment and Testing; Developmental Psychology. 9302 words.

The Internet has transformed the day-to-day experience of many individuals across cultural divides and socioeconomic backgrounds, creating new opportunities, resources, relationships, and...

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Programs and Policies

Marina Umaschi Bers.

in Designing Digital Experiences for Positive Youth Development

March 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Developmental Psychology. 797 words.

This chapter discusses the procedure for implementing effective programs and policies in regards to technological content. Safety has long been the primary concern of policymakers in terms...

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Communication for Promoting Connections

Marina Umaschi Bers.

in Designing Digital Experiences for Positive Youth Development

March 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Developmental Psychology. 4167 words.

With the advances of Web 2.0 and social media applications, it becomes evident that while new technologies today are said to isolate youth, they also provide opportunities for them to...

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Wireless Hangouts vs. A Palace in Time During High School

Marina Umaschi Bers.

in Designing Digital Experiences for Positive Youth Development

March 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Developmental Psychology. 4583 words.

This chapter uses the metaphor of wireless hangouts to explore the teen’s desire to establish meaningful connections by providing an overview of the teen developmental tasks, in the...

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Importance of Technology for Education of Deaf Students

Michael Stinson.

in Evidence-Based Practices in Deaf Education

October 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Developmental Psychology. 10677 words.

Technology is playing an increasing role in the education of deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHH) students. This chapter discusses two uses of technology to provide communication access for DHH...

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Media and Sex

Patti M. Valkenburg and Jessica Taylor Piotrowski.

in Plugged In

April 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Developmental Psychology. 5971 words.

This chapter discusses the research into the effects of sex and porn on adolescents' sexual beliefs, sexual attitudes, and sexual behavior. More than any other media format, the Internet...

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Teaching the Normative Theory of Causal Reasoning

Richard Seheines, Matt Easterday and David Danks.

in Causal Learning

April 2007; p ublished online April 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Developmental Psychology. 8905 words.

Nearly all of the psychological research on human causal learning involves naïve participants; that is, individuals who have not been taught the normative theory in any way, shape, or form....

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Video and Computer Games as Grounding Experiences for Learning

John B. Black, Saadia A. Khan and Shih-Chieh Doug Huang.

in Learning by Playing

May 2014; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Developmental Psychology. 3686 words.

This chapter focuses on video and computer games as grounding experiences for learning. More specifically, it argues that computer and video games allow players to directly experience what...

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Imagined and Occasional Co-Presence in Open Adoption

Mandi MacDonald.

in Parenting From Afar and the Reconfiguration of Family Across Distance

June 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Developmental Psychology. 12323 words.

Notions of blood ties predominate in Western understandings of kinship, and parenthood is understood to be founded on biogenetic connection. Adoptive kinship is at odds with and indeed...

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Definitions—The Form and Function of Relational Aggression

Jamie M. Ostrov, Sarah J. Blakely-McClure, Kristin J. Perry and Kimberly E. Kamper-DeMarco.

in The Development of Relational Aggression

June 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Developmental Psychology. 7129 words.

This chapter reviews the definitions of relational aggression and other subtypes of aggression that are often studied in the developmental sciences. Specifically, definitions of relational,...

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Building object knowledge from perceptual input

Dima Amso and Scott P. Johnson.

in The Origins of Object Knowledge

March 2009; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Developmental Psychology. 5698 words.

The authors in this chapter argue that a variety of mechanisms come together to support short-term learning about objects and their properties. They focus on the changes intrinsic to...

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Plugged In

Patti M. Valkenburg and Jessica T Piotrowski.

April 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Book. Subjects: Developmental Psychology. 344 pages.

This book is an illuminating study of the complex relationship between children and media in the digital age. Now, as never before, young people are surrounded by media, thanks to the...

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We Are All Learning Here

Theo L. Dawson and Zachary Stein.

in The Oxford Handbook of Reciprocal Adult Development and Learning

September 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Developmental Psychology. 8074 words.

This paper demonstrates the effectiveness of a specific methodology—developmental maieutics—designed to bridge developmental research and practice by setting up an ongoing conversation...

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Technology and Play

Jeffrey Goldstein.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Development of Play

December 2010; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Developmental Psychology. 10886 words.

Toys have always reflected the latest developments in science and technology, from music boxes to electric trains to computer games and robots. This chapter considers how children learn to...

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Interacting with collective emotions in e-communities

Marcin Skowron and Stefan Rank.

in Collective Emotions

January 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Psychology; Developmental Psychology. 7001 words.

Interactive computer programs that participate in online communities provide novel opportunities to study the genesis and the influence of collective emotions in online communication. This...

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The role of sentiment in the social web

Mike Thelwall and Arvid Kappas.

in Collective Emotions

January 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Psychology; Developmental Psychology. 6663 words.

The expression of emotions is central to many offline and online social systems. For example, demonstrating empathy or support may help to build friendships in social network sites or to...

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My iPod, YouTube, and our playlists: Connections made in and beyond therapy

Carmen Cheong-Clinch.

in Handbook of Music, Adolescents, and Wellbeing

May 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Developmental Psychology; Music Psychology. 5762 words.

This chapter will outline young people’s music listening engagement, particularly those who have mental illness, who are often seen to be isolated and disengaged from school and everyday...

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Collective Emotions

Edited by Christian von Scheve and Mikko Salmela.

January 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Social Psychology; Developmental Psychology. 480 pages.

This book presents a comprehensive overview of contemporary theories and research on collective emotions. It spans several disciplines and brings together, for the first time, various...

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