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Reading and Identity: The Google Generation

Rennie, Jennifer & Patterson, Annette J. (2008) Reading and Identity: The Google Generation. Literacy Learning: The Middle Years, 16(2), pp. 53-58.

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Abstract

It is now more than four years since the term 'Google Generation' appeared in the popular media and made its way into the speeches of politicians. Born after 1993, this group entered the world of the internet and honed its literacy skills at the keyboard of MySpace, Facebook and BeBo. Generally, the term refers to a group of people who automatically use the internet as their first reference point for information.

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ID Code: 16852
Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: For more information about this book please refer to the publisher's website (see link) or contact the author.
Keywords: reading habits, digital technology, children's reading interest
ISSN: 1320-5692
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > OTHER EDUCATION (139900) > Education not elsewhere classified (139999)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > OTHER EDUCATION (139900)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Past > Schools > School of Cultural & Language Studies in Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2008 Australian Literacy Educators' Association
Deposited On: 11 Dec 2008 10:24
Last Modified: 11 Aug 2011 03:04

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