UncategorizedOctober 27, 2006

Digital Natives: How today’s youth are different from their “digital immigrant” elders and what that means for libraries

This presentation covers the media and communications environment of today’s teenagers and young adults and how that new environment has affected their expectations and behaviors about media, communication, and creation.

UncategorizedApril 26, 2006

Internet Penetration and Impact

Internet penetration has now reached 73% for all American adults. Internet users note big improvements in their ability to shop and the way they pursue hobbies and personal interests online.

UncategorizedMarch 23, 2006

Teens and technology

This is a discussion of the eight realities of technology and social experience that are shaping the world of today’s teens and twenty-somethings.

UncategorizedJanuary 25, 2006

The Strength of Internet Ties

The internet helps maintain people’s social networks, and connects them to members of their social network when they need help. 60 million Americans have turned to the internet for help with major life decisions.