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Connected or Disconnected?
Technology and Canadian Youth
 
An Evening Public Lecture
 
Presented by the Alberta Teachers Association
In partnership with the
Alberta Center for Child, Family and Community Research
                                                 
 
 
 
 
 
 
This event has now SOLD OUT and the online registration is closed.

Given the public interest and popularity in the evening public lecture, "Connected or Disconnected? Technology and Canadian Youth", the Alberta Teachers’ Association, in partnership with the Alberta Centre for Child, Family and Community Research, has decided to live webcast the event (free) starting at 6:45 p.m. on Thursday May 1, 2014

To participate, click on the registration link below
FREE LIVE WEBCAST REGISTRATION
 
Please find below additional information on this important topic:
 
Dr. Valerie Steeves, Associate Professor, University of Ottawa, and principal investigator of the largest Canadian research study on children & teens' online habits.

Full Bio: https://socialsciences.uottawa.ca/crm/professor-profile?id=36

Young Canadians in a Wired World (2013) – Explore the highlights of Dr. Steeves’ pioneering Canadian research on children & teens' online habits.

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.

Full Bio: http://cmch.tv/about/memberProfile.asp?id=6

Centre on Media and Child Health – Explore Dr. Rich’s extensive work on behalf of Children’s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School and the Harvard School of Public Health: http://cmch.tv

CBC national panel discussion on Youth and Technology (February 2014): http://www.cbc.ca/newsblogs/yourcommunity/2014/02/live-chat-youth-obsession-with-technology.html

Ask the “Mediatrician” a question: http://cmch.typepad.com/mediatrician/

 

Promise and Peril: The Impact of Technology on Children, Schools and Communities (Research Colloquium, April 2012)
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