The School Children’s Study 2010 from the National Institute of Public Health (NIPH) released today shows that Danish children between the ages of eleven and fifteen spend half as much time with other children as they did in 1988. Instead they mostly live in front of the computer screen and interact with others digitally.
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The annual Horizon Report describes the continuing work of the NMC’s Horizon Project, a research-oriented effort that seeks to identify and describe emerging technologies likely to have considerable impact on teaching, learning, and creative expression within higher education.
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Social networking sites (SNS) are popular among European children: 38% of 9-12 year olds and 77% of 13-16 year olds have a profile.
Facebook is used by one third of 9-16 year old internet users.
Age restrictions are only partially effective, although there are many differences by country and SNS. One in five 9-12 year olds have a Facebook profile, rising to over 4 in 10 in some countries.
The report also shows that:
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