New Media

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New media refers to content accessed through some digital device, though the definition is always evolving and somewhat problematic in its nature. This entry discusses the “newness” of new media; the convergence of technology, communication activities, and industry in daily life; the consumption and production practices of digital users; and how these phenomena and activities link to informal learning in digital spaces. The pervasiveness of new media in modern society shapes the acquisition and dissemination of content in both subtle and overt ways,
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Out-of-School Learning
EditorsKylie Peppler
PublisherSage Publications, Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9781483385198
ISBN (Print)9781483385211
StatePublished - 2017


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