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    The Computer Clubhouse: Constructionism and Creativity in Youth Communities (Technology, Education--Connections) (Hardback) Edited by Yasmin B. Kafai, Edited by Kylie A. Peppler, Edited by Robbin N. Chapman

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    DescriptionThis book is about the Computer Clubhouse - the idea and the place - that inspires youth to think about themselves as competent, creative, and critical learners. So much of the social life of young people has moved online and participation in the digital public has become an essential part of youth identities and their lives. The Computer Clubhouse makes an important contribution not just in the local communities but also as a model for after-school learning environments. The model has been very successful scaling up, with over 110 clubhouses now in existence worldwide. Presenting research by scholars that have documented and analyzed the Computer Clubhouse Network across the globe, this book considers the implications of their findings in the context of what it means to provide youth with a rich array of computing experiences, preparing them to meet the goals of the 21st Century.


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    Title
    The Computer Clubhouse
    Subtitle
    Constructionism and Creativity in Youth Communities
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Yasmin B. Kafai, Edited by Kylie A. Peppler, Edited by Robbin N. Chapman
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 192
    Width: 180 mm
    Height: 254 mm
    Thickness: 16 mm
    Weight: 499 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780807749906
    ISBN 10: 0807749907
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: EDU
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.8
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: JNKC
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 23
    Ingram Subject Code: ED
    Libri: I-ED
    BIC subject category V2: JNV
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 02
    B&T General Subject: 340
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17200
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 01
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: EDU039000
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: EDU007000, EDU010000
    DC22: 372.133/4, 372.1334
    LC subject heading: , , ,
    LC classification: LC34 .C65 2009
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: JNDG, JNV
    Illustrations note
    Illustrations (some col.)
    Publisher
    Teachers' College Press
    Imprint name
    Teachers' College Press
    Publication date
    15 July 2009
    Publication City/Country
    New York