Children And Media Outside The Home: Playing and Learning in After-School Care

Hardcover | July 1, 2008

byKaren Orr Vered

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Karen Orr Vered demonstrates how children’s media play contributes to their acquisition of media literacy. Theorizing after-school care as intermediary space, a large-scale ethnographic study informs this theory-rich and practical discussion of children’s media use beyond home and classroom.

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Karen Orr Vered demonstrates how children’s media play contributes to their acquisition of media literacy. Theorizing after-school care as intermediary space, a large-scale ethnographic study informs this theory-rich and practical discussion of children’s media use beyond home and classroom.

KAREN ORR VERED is Senior Lecturer in Screen Studies and Digital Media Studies at Flinders University, Australia.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:200 pages, 8.6 × 5.6 × 0.8 inPublished:July 1, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230537294

ISBN - 13:9780230537293

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Table of Contents

Preface
Media Use Beyond Home and Classroom
Childhood and Childcare in Australia
Intermediary Space
Making Movies in After-School Care
The Place of Media in Children's Leisure
Television, Video Games and Movies in Out of School Hours Care
Conclusion
References
Index