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Publication Date: May 2000
Publisher: John and Mary R. Markle Foundation
Author(s): Ellen A. Wartella; Barbara O'Keefe; Ronda Scantlin
Research Area: Children and Interactive Media
Keywords: Children and Interactive Media; Electronic media; Education; Youth development
Coverage: United States
Provides a comprehensive discussion of existing research on children and interactive media. Focuses on how children use emerging communications media (video games, CD-ROMs, the Internet, etc.) outside the classroom. Examines interactive media use and access, and the impact on children's cognitive and social development, and their health and safety.