Resources - Promise and Peril

• Alberta Teachers' Association Research
• Alberta Centre for Child Family and Community Research
• Centre on Media and Child Health

• Center on Media and Child Health. “Ask the Mediatrician.” This Q&A blog about parenting in the media age is available at
• Howard-Jones, P. 2011. What Is the Internet Doing to Our Brains? Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce Nominet Trust Lecture.
• Turkle, S. 2012. Sherry Turkle:Connected, But Alone? TED Talks.
• Brockman, J, ed. 2011. Is the Internet Changing the Way You Think? New York: HarperCollins.
• Howard-Jones, P, and K Fenton. 2011. Digital Technology and the Brain: A Guide for the Online Family. NeuroEducational Services.
• Kelly, K. 2010. What Technology Wants. New York: Penguin Group.
• Turkle, S. 2011. Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other. New York: Basic Books.

Academic Publications
• Center on Media and Child Health. 2012. Database of Scientific Research on Media Effects.
• Cviko, A, S McKenney and J Voogt. 2012. “Teachers Enacting a Technology-Rich Curriculum for Emergent Literacy.” Educational Technology Research and Development 60, no 1: 31–54.
• Deresiewicz, W. 2009. “The End of Solitude.” The Chronicle of Higher Education. Available at
• McRae, P, S Varnhagen and B Arkinson. 2012. Examining the Impact of Flexible and Digitally Mediated Learning Environments on Teachers’ Conditions of Professional Practice. Proceedings of the American Education Research Association Annual Conference. Vancouver, British Columbia: AERA.
• Media Awareness Network of Canada. 2012. Young Canadians in a Wired world.
• Rich M. 2009.“Virtual Sexuality: The Influence of Entertainment Media on Sexual Behavior.” In Managing the Media Monster: The Influence of Media (From Television to Text Messages) on Teen Sexual Behavior and Attitudes. Ed. Jane Brown, Washington, DC: National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy, p 18–28.