Talk to Teens They're Still Listening

Meyers, Elaine; Walter, Virginia A.
September 2011
American Libraries;Sep/Oct2011, Vol. 42 Issue 9/10, p37
Trade Publication
In this article the authors discuss changes in relationships between teenagers and librarians in the years from 1999-2011, emphasizing the increased use of digital media by teenagers through technology such as cell phones and online social networks like Facebook. The authors argue that despite teenagers' use of digital media to communicate with peers, they still need to develop relationships with older people through vertical modeling or aspirational modeling. INSETS: TIPS FOR GREAT CONVERSATIONS;CONVERSATION STARTERS.


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