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Connected Play - a book by Kafai, Yasmin B.

Connected Play

Tweens in a Virtual World

Connected Play( )
Author: Kafai, Yasmin B.
Fields, Deborah A.
Foreword by: Ito, Mizuko
Series title:The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Series on Digital Media and Learning Ser.
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:MIT Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $30.00
Book Description:

Millions of children visit virtual worlds every day. In such virtual play spaces as Habbo Hotel, Toontown, and Whyville, kids chat with friends from school, meet new people, construct avatars, and earn and spend virtual currency. In Connected Play, Yasmin Kafai and Deborah Fields investigate what happens when kids play in virtual worlds, how this matters for their offline lives, and what this means for the design of educational opportunities in digital worlds.

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Detailed Subjects: Computers / Virtual Worlds
Education / Teaching Methods & Materials / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.438 Inches
Book Weight:1.04 Pounds

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