Life Online: When Everyone Connects to Everyone and Everything Connects to Everything


Presentation at the December 2005 ECAR Symposium in Carefree, Arizona. Ubiquitous computing and communications technology are changing the social and educational worlds of students. The talk parses the findings of the Pew Internet & American Life Project about the ways that students and faculty use the Internet, how cell phones and wireless connections have changed interactions among students and their teachers, and how the changed media ecology of today's students affects the way they learn and form social ties.

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