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  • Published: [Boston, MA] : Alexandria, VA : WGBH Educational Foundation ; Distributed by PBS Home Video, c2010.
  • Year Published: 2010
  • Description: 1 videodisc (87 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Language: English
  • Format: DVD

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  • 9781608831944
  • 1608831949
  • 841887011976

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Call number: DVD 302.23 DI

Available Copies: Downtown 1st Floor

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Introduction -- Distracted by everything -- What's it doing to their brains? -- South Korea's gaming craze -- Teaching with technology -- Dumbest generation? -- Relationships -- Virtual worlds -- Can virtual experiences change us? -- Where are we headed? -- Credits.

Correspondents, Douglas Rushkoff, Rachel Dretzin; commentators, David Jones, Sherry Turkle, Clifford Nass, Mark Bauerlein, Gary Small, Steven Maher, Jason Levy, Gina Cruz, Jennifer Johns, David Prinstein, Todd Oppenheimer, Marc Prensky, James Paul Gee, Henry Jenkins, Katie Salen, Philip Rosedale, Fran├žoise Legoues, Karen Keeter, Jeremy Bailenson, Michael Kramer, P. W. Singer, Noah Shachtman, Larry F. Dillard, Jared Auchey, James Morris.

Within a single generation, digital media and the World Wide Web have transformed virtually every aspect of modern culture, from the way we learn and work to the ways in which we socialize and even conduct war. But is the technology moving faster than we can adapt to it? And is our 24/7 wired world causing us to lose as much as we've gained? This in-depth exploration of what it means to be human in a 21st-century digital world continues a line of investigation that began in 2008, with the FRONTLINE report "Growing Up Online." The journalists attempt to understand the implications of living in a world consumed by technology and the impact that this constant connectivity may have on future generations.

DVD; Region 1, NTSC; stereo; widescreen.

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