The Joan Ganz Cooney and LIFE Centers has published The new coviewing: Designing for learning through joint media engagement. There are interactive desktop and iPad versions available for free download at the Joan Ganz Cooney Center’s website.
Note that Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to take advantage of the interactive features of the report (the Preview application on Mac OS does not work).
A February 2011 study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health found behavioral and mental health gains for girls aged 11-16 who played video games with a parent.
The Wall Street Journal published a thoughtful piece reflecting on the findings of the study.
Thanks for coming to our March 3 workshop on at the 2011 DML Conference! We learned so much from the 40+ diverse perspectives in the room, and hope to keep the conversations going.
Please use this website to locate and connect with others interested in issues around joint media engagement, and feel free post your own comments, questions, links, and papers. If you would like to access the protected areas of the website, please contact Sarah Vaala for the password.