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PSYC 6121 Development in the Digital Age: Welcome & Course Readings

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Agosto, D. E., Abbas, J., & Naughton, R. (2012). Relationships and social rules: Teens’ social network and other ICT selection practices. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 63(6), 1108-1124. DOI: 10.1002/asi.22612

Ahlquist, J. (2014). Trending now: Digital leadership education using social media and the social change model. Journal of Leadership Studies, 8(2), 57-60. DOI: 10.1002/jls.21332

Allen, M., Wicks, R. H., & Schulte, S. (2013). Online environmental engagement among youth: Influence of parents, attitudes and demographics. Mass Communication & Society, 16(5), 661-686. DOI: 10.1080/15205436.2013.770032

Bannink, R., Broeren, S., van de Looij–Jansen, P. M., de Waart, F. G., & Raat, H. (2014). Cyber and traditional bullying victimization as a risk factor for mental health problems and suicidal ideation in adolescents. PLoS ONE, 9(4), e94026. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.009402

Baron, L. F., Neils, M., & Gomez, R. (2014). Crossing new borders: computers, mobile phones, transportation, and English language among Hispanic day laborers in Seattle, Washington. Journal of The Association For Information Science & Technology, 65(1), 98-108. DOI: 10.1002/asi.22949

Bernicot, J., Goumi, A., Bert-Erboul, A., & Volckaert-Legrier, O. (2014). How do skilled and less-skilled spellers write text messages? A longitudinal study. Journal Of Computer Assisted Learning, 30(6), 559-576. DOI: 10.1111/jcal.12064

Blackwell, C. K., Lauricella, A. R., Conway, A., & Wartella, E. (2014). Children and the Internet: Developmental Implications of Web Site Preferences Among 8- to 12-Year-Old Children. Journal Of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, 58(1), 1-20. DOI: 10.1080/08838151.2013.875022

Cadmus-Bertram, L., Wang, J. B., Patterson, R. E., Newman, V. A., Parker, B. A., & Pierce, J. P. (2013). Web-based self-monitoring for weight loss among overweight/ obese women at increased risk for breast cancer: The HELP pilot study. Psycho-Oncology, 22(8), 1821-1828. DOI: 10.1002/pon.3219

Calvert, S. L., Staiano, A. E., & Bond, B. J. (2013). Electronic gaming and the obesity crisis. New Directions For Child & Adolescent Development, 2013(139), 51-57. DOI: 10.1002/cad.20031

Chen, M., Huang, L., Lee, C., Hsieh, C., Lin, Y., Liu, H., & ... Lu, W. (2015). A controlled pilot trial of two commercial video games for rehabilitation of arm function after stroke. Clinical Rehabilitation, 29(7), 674-682. DOI: 10.1177/02969215514554115

Chung, J. E. (2014). Medical dramas and viewer perception of health: Testing cultivation effects. Human Communication Research, 40(3), 333-349. DOI: 10.1111/hcre.12026

Coates, B., Pusser, H. E., & Goodman, I. (1976). The influence of "Sesame Street" and "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" on children's social behavior in the preschool. Child Development, 47(1), 138-144. DOI: 10.1111/1467-8624.ep12432723

Colburn, M. (2011). The effects of violent video games on adolescent aggression and behavior through the perspective of social learning theory. Perspectives (University Of New Hampshire), 108-115.

Cook, J. E., & Attari, S. Z. (2012). Paying for what was free: Lessons from the New York Times paywall. Cyberpsychology, Behavior & Social Networking, 15(12), 682-687. DOI: 10.1089/cyber.2012/0251

Dake, J. A., Price, J. H., Maziarz, L., & Ward, B. (2012). Prevalence and Correlates of Sexting Behavior in Adolescents. American Journal Of Sexuality Education, 7(1), 1-15. DOI: 10.1080/15546128.2012.650959

Davis, V. (2012). Interconnected but underprotected? Parents' methods and motivations for information seeking on digital safety issues. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, And Social Networking, 15(12), 669-674. DOI: 10.1089/cyber.2012.017

Dixon, L. J., Correa, T., Straubhaar, J., Covarrubias, L., Graber, D., Spence, J., & Rojas, V. (2014). Gendered space: The digital divide between male and female users in Internet public access sites. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 19(4), 991-1009. DOI: 10.1111/jcc4.12088

Dreßing, H., Bailer, J., Anders, A., Wagner, H., & Gallas, C. (2014). Cyberstalking in a Large Sample of Social Network Users: Prevalence, Characteristics, and Impact Upon Victims. Cyberpsychology, Behavior & Social Networking, 17(2), 61-67. DOI: 10.1089/cyber.2012.0231

Eastin, M. S., Cicchirillo, V., & Mabry, A. (2015). Extending the digital divide conversation: Examining the knowledge gap through media expectancies. Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, 59(3), 416-437. DOI: 10.1080/08838151.2015.1054994

Elipe, P., Mora-Merchán, J. A., Ortega-Ruiz, R., & Casas, J. A. (2015). Perceived emotional intelligence as a moderator variable between cybervictimization and its emotional impact. Frontiers in Psychology, 61–11. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00486

Funk, J. B., Buchman, D. D., Jenks, J., & Bechtoldt, H. (2003). Playing violent video games, desensitization, and moral evaluation in children. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 24(4), 413-436. DOI: 10.1016/S0193-3973(03)00073-X

Hull, J. G., Draghici, A. M., & Sargent, J. D. (2012). A longitudinal study of risk-glorifying video games and reckless driving. Psychology Of Popular Media Culture, 1(4), 244-253. 10.1037/a0029510

Hulteen, R. M., Ridgers, N. D., Johnson, T. M., Mellecker, R. R., & Barnett, L. M. (2015). Children’s movement skills when playing active video games. Perceptual & Motor Skills, 121(3), 767-790. DOI: 10.2466/25.10.PMS.121c24x5

Jackson, C. L., & Cohen, R. (2012). Childhood victimization: Modeling the relation between classroom victimization, cyber victimization, and psychosocial functioning. Psychology Of Popular Media Culture, 1(4), 254-269. DOI: 10.1037/a0029482

Jarvis, L & Macdonald, S. (2015). What Is Cyberterrorism? Findings From a Survey of Researchers. Terrorism and Political Violence, 27(4), 657-678. DOI: 10.1080/09546553.2013.847827

Junko, Y., & Ananou, S. (2015). Humanity in the digital age: Cognitive, social, emotional, and ethical implications. Contemporary Educational Technology, 6(1), 1-18. 

Kim, D., & Blankenship, R. J. (2013). Using Second Life as a virtual collaborative tool for preservice teachers seeking English for speakers of other languages endorsement. Journal Of Educational Computing Research, 48(1), 19-43. DOI: 10.2190/EC.48.1.b

Lamoth, C. C., Caljouw, S. R., & Postema, K. (2011). Active video gaming to improve balance in the elderly. Studies In Health Technology And Informatics, 167, 159-164.

Lauricella, A. R., Cingel, D. P., Blackwell, C., Wartella, E., & Conway, A. (2014). The Mobile Generation: Youth and Adolescent Ownership and Use of New Media. Communication Research Reports, 31(4), 357-364. DOI: 10.1080/08824096.2014.963221

Livingstone, S. (2013). Online risk, harm and vulnerability: Reflections on the evidence base for child Internet safety policy. Zer: Revista De Estudios De Comunicacion, 18(35), 13-28. 

Mathiesen, K. (2013). The Internet, children, and privacy: the case against parental monitoring. Ethics & Information Technology, 15(4), 263-274. DOI: 10.1007/s10676-013-9323-4

Modecki, K. L., Barber, B. L., & Vernon, L. (2013). Erratum to: Mapping developmental precursors of cyber-aggression: Trajectories of risk predict perpetration and victimization. Journal Of Youth And Adolescence, 42(9), 1493. DOI: 10.1007/s10964-013-9938-0

Modecki, K. L., Barber, B. L., & Vernon, L. (2013). Mapping developmental precursors of cyber-aggression: Trajectories of risk predict perpetration and victimization. Journal Of Youth And Adolescence, 42(5), 651-661. DOI: 10.1007/s10964-012-9887-z

Moreno, M. A., Egan, K. G., Bare, K., Young, H. N., & Cox, E. D. (2013). Internet safety education for youth: stakeholder perspectives. BMC Public Health, 13(1), 1-6. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-13-543

O'Sullivan, L. F. (2014). Linking online sexual activities to health outcomes among teens. New Directions for Child & Adolescent Development, 2014(144), 37-51. DOI: 10.1002/cad.20059

Owens, E. W., Behun, R. J., Manning, J. C., & Reid, R. C. (2012). The impact of internet pornography on adolescents: A review of the research. Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity, 19(1/2), 99-122. DOI: 10.1080/10720162.2012.660431

Pabian, S., & Vandebosch, H. (2014). Using the theory of planned behaviour to understand cyberbullying: The importance of beliefs for developing interventions. European Journal Of Developmental Psychology, 11(4), 463-477. DOI: 10.1080/17405629.2013.858626

Peral-Peral, B., Arenas-Gaitán, J., & Villarejo-Ramos, Á. (2015). From digital divide to psycho-digital divide: Elders and online social networks. Comunicar, 23(45), 57-64. 

Potts, S. K., & Weidler, D. J. (2015). The virtual destruction of self-compassion: Cyberbullying's damage to young adults. Psi Chi Journal of Psychological Research, 20(4), 217-227. 

Quinlan, M. M., Bates, B. R., & Angell, M. E. (2012). 'What can I do to help?': Postsecondary students with learning disabilities' perceptions of instructors' classroom accommodations. Journal of Research In Special Educational Needs, 12(4), 224-233. DOI: 10.1111/j.1471-3802.2011.01225.x

Rice, E., Petering, R., Rhoades, H., Winetrobe, H., Goldbach, J., Plant, A., & ... Kordic, T. (2015). Cyberbullying Perpetration and Victimization Among Middle-School Students. American Journal Of Public Health, 105(3), pe66-e72. DOI: 10.2105/AJPH.2014.302393

Rice, M. L., Huston, A. C., Truglio, R., & Wright, J. C. (1990). Words from 'Sesame Street': Learning vocabulary while viewing. Developmental Psychology, 26(3), 421-428. DOI: 10.1037/0012-1649.26.3.421

Rose, I., & Waite, L. (2012). Editorial and commentary: Mediating disability in the digital era: Disability, technology and equality. Journal of Research In Special Educational Needs, 12(4), 189-191. DOI: 10.111/j.1471-3802-2012-01259.x

Shepherd, A., Sanders, C., Doyle, M., & Shaw, J. (2015). Using social media for support and feedback by mental health service users: Thematic analysis of a twitter conversation. BMC Psychiatry, 15. DOI: 10.1186/s12888-015-0408-y

Soos, I., Biddle, S. H., Ling, J., Hamar, P., Sandor, I., Boros-Balint, I., & ... Simonek, J. (2014). Physical activity, sedentary behaviour, use of electronic media, and snacking among youth: An International study. Kinesiology, 46(2), 155-163. 

Taha, D. E., Hastings, S. O., & Minei, E. M. (2015). Shaping student activists: Discursive sensemaking of activism and participation research. Journal of The Scholarship of Teaching And Learning, 15(6), 1-15. 

Troseth, G. L., & DeLoache, J. S. (1998). The medium can obscure the message: Young children's understanding of video. Child Development, 69(4), 950-965. 

Underwood, M. K., Ehrenreich, S. E., More, D., Solis, J. S., & Brinkley, D. Y. (2015). The BlackBerry Project: The hidden world of adolescents' text messaging and relations with internalizing symptoms. Journal of Research On Adolescence, 25(1), 101-117. DOI: 10.1111/jora.12101

Wigderson, S., & Lynch, M. (2013). Cyber- and traditional peer victimization: Unique relationships with adolescent well-being. Psychology of Violence, 3(4), 297-309. DOI: 10.1037/a0033657

Wilson, B. J. (2008). Media and children's aggression, fear, and altruism. The Future Of Children, 18(1), 87-118.

Wood, C., Kemp, N., & Waldron, S. (2014). Exploring the longitudinal relationships between the use of grammar in text messaging and performance on grammatical tasks. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 32(4), 415-429. DOI: 10.1111/bjdp.12049

Wright, M. F. (2015). Cyber victimization and adjustment difficulties: The mediation of Chinese and American adolescents' digital technology usage. Cyberpsychology, 9(1), 76-90. DOI: 10.5817/CP2015-1-7

Wright, M., & Li, Y. (2013). The Association between cyber victimization and subsequent cyber aggression: The moderating effect of peer rejection. Journal of Youth & Adolescence, 42(5), 662-674.

Yang, S., Stewart, R., Kim, J., Kim, S., Shin, I., Dewey, M. E., & ... Yoon, J. (2013). Differences in predictors of traditional and cyber-bullying: A 2-year longitudinal study in Korean school children. European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 22(5), 309-318. DOI: 10.1007/s00787-012-0374-6

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