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Digital Playgrounds vs. Virtual Playpens in Early Childhood

Marina Umaschi Bers

in Designing Digital Experiences for Positive Youth Development: From Playpen to Playground

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199757022
eISBN:
9780199933037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199757022.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter explores the metaphor of the playground as an open space in which young children can play safely on their own or with peers, without constant supervision and adult engagement. It ... More


Computer as Paintbrush: Technology, Play, and the Creative Society

MITCHEL RESNICK

in Play = Learning: How Play Motivates and Enhances Children's Cognitive and Social-Emotional Growth

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195304381
eISBN:
9780199894321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304381.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

In recent years, a growing number of educators and psychologists have expressed concern that computers are stifling children's learning and creativity and engaging children in mindless interaction ... More


From Diversity to Standardization:: Edutainment and Engagement in Museums at the End of the Century, 1976–2005

Karen A. Rader and Victoria E. M. Cain

in Life on Display: Revolutionizing U.S. Museums of Science and Natural History in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226079660
eISBN:
9780226079837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226079837.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

By the 1980s and 1990s, Reagan-era budget cuts and the ongoing professionalization of museum education combined to encourage natural museums, science museums and science centers to share shows, ... More


The Rules of the Game, or, How to Become the Best Player

Michal Daliot-Bul

in License to Play: The Ludic in Japanese Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839406
eISBN:
9780824868994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839406.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Beyond the rules of specific games and the subjective choices of players that determine how play activities proceed, cultural norms also influence and shape the way people play. Two behavioral ... More


The Culture of AIDS in Africa: Hope and Healing Through Music and the Arts

Gregory Barz and Judah Cohen (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199744473
eISBN:
9780190268183
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199744473.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book enters into the many worlds of expression brought forth across Africa by the ravaging presence of HIV/AIDS. Africans and non-Africans, physicians and social scientists, journalists and ... More


Conclusion: Kids’ Rules

Tyler Bickford

in Schooling New Media: Music, Language, and Technology in Children's Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190654146
eISBN:
9780190654184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190654146.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The conclusion advocates for understanding music in terms of interpersonal relationships as much or more than as repertoires of texts with their own cultural meanings. Music should be considered in ... More


Playing Chopin

William Gibbons

in Unlimited Replays: Video Games and Classical Music

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190265250
eISBN:
9780190265304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190265250.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

This chapter explores two video games that feature the nineteenth-century pianist and composer Frédéric Chopin as the main character: the Japanese role-playing game Eternal Sonata and the mobile game ... More


Gamifying Classical Music

William Gibbons

in Unlimited Replays: Video Games and Classical Music

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190265250
eISBN:
9780190265304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190265250.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

This chapter addresses the ways in which classical music lends itself to gamification, a pervasive trend in contemporary culture in which aspects of games are applied to non-game activities to ... More


Introduction: The Culture of AIDS: Hope and Healing Through the Arts in Africa

Gregory Barz and Judah M. Cohen

in The Culture of AIDS in Africa: Hope and Healing Through Music and the Arts

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199744473
eISBN:
9780190268183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199744473.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book explores the many different ways by which music and the arts present the nature of HIV/AIDS in Africa in moral, social, local, medical, religious, and transnational terms. It investigates ... More


Tools for Change

Cristina Bicchieri

in Norms in the Wild: How to Diagnose, Measure, and Change Social Norms

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190622046
eISBN:
9780190622084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190622046.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

The chapter discusses which tools can be employed to bring about norm change. It examines the limits of legislative interventions and economic incentives. It thereafter explores the role of the media ... More


“C’est Le Wake Up! Africa”: Two Case Studies of HIV/AIDS Edutainment Campaigns in Francophone Africa

Daniel B. Reed

in The Culture of AIDS in Africa: Hope and Healing Through Music and the Arts

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199744473
eISBN:
9780190268183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199744473.003.0015
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter describes a pair of HIV/AIDS edutainment campaigns in Côte d’Ivoire. Though implemented in West Africa, both initiatives were initially researched and financed largely through ... More


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