de Freitas, Francesca What's "App"ening? The World of Mobile Apps for Children., 2012 . In BC Library Conference 2012, Richmond, British Columbia, MAY 10-12, 2012. (Unpublished) [Conference paper]
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iPads and iPhones have become the new babysitters, and more and more children’s books are being made into apps. Do we rejoice in a new way of reading, or do we cringe at children’s diminishing contact with physical books? How can libraries stay on top of the rapid development of apps and support parents with this new technology? Come and take a look at children's apps and their extended family, including ebooks, online books, multimedia tie-ins, and assistive technologies.
|Item type:||Conference paper|
|Keywords:||emergent literacy, preschool, children, apps, ebooks, mobile devices|
|Subjects:||C. Users, literacy and reading.
C. Users, literacy and reading. > CC. User categories: children, young people, social groups.
H. Information sources, supports, channels. > HP. e-resources.
|Depositing user:||Francesca de Freitas|
|Date deposited:||15 May 2012|
|Last modified:||14 Dec 2012 22:44|
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