The 2014 colloquium featured keynote presentations from Dr. Michael Rich, a Harvard Medical School professor who specializes in the effects of media and digital technologies on the health of children, and Dr. Valerie Steeves, a professor from the University of Ottawa who is an expert on the effects of media and network technologies on young people’s privacy and social relationships. Around 125 delegates attended the colloquium, which was streamed across Canada and in some parts of the United States, Spain, and Indonesia.
Connected or Disconnected: Technology and Canadian Youth
(7:20 - 1:10:30) “Connecting Amidst Connectivity: Learning, Relating, and Creating in the Digital Age”
Dr. Michael Rich, Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and Associate Professor of Society, Human Development, and Health at Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, United States
(1:12:30 – 2:03:40) “Reality Bytes (Back): What Canadian Kids Think about Life Online”
Dr. Valerie Steeves, Associate Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ottawa and principal investigator of eGirls, the largest Canadian research study on children and teens’ online habits.
Program and Workbook
Dr. Michael Rich – Connecting Amidst Connectivity: Learning, Relating, and Creating in the Digital Age
Dr. Valerie Steeves –Reality Bytes (Back): What Canadian Kids Think about Life Online