ALA Unit/Subunit: ALSC
Meeting Type: Program
Cost: Included with full conference registration.
Concerned about children’s technology use and the role of the library? Troubled by this ongoing controversy? Want to be better informed so that you can mentor families about their media use? Come learn major research findings about technology use for ALL children and their caregivers. Pick up some tips on evaluating media for diversity and inclusion, and walk away with a resource list of research articles addressing technology use and children.
Tess Prendergast, Tess Prendergast is a Canadian children’s librarian and an early literacy researcher. Her research focuses on children with disabilities and their families. She has published several articles and book chapters about early literacy and currently teaches youth services classes in two different post-secondary library education programs in Vancouver, BC.
iSchool, University of British Columbia