Connected play : tweens in a virtual world /

"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 i...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Authors: Kafai, Yasmin B. (Author), Fields, Deborah A. (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, [2013]
Series:John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation series on digital media and learning.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Playgrounds for millions
  • Digital footprints
  • Identity play
  • Social play
  • Boundary play
  • Science play
  • Designing play
  • Future play.