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Networked Individuals: How they are reshaping social life and learning environments

Lee Rainie, the Director of the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project, describes the latest research findings of the Project about the internet and cell phones have affected people’s relationship to information and to each other. He explains how digital technology is helping “networked individuals” gather social support, make decisions, and understand the world. He details how this affects the way students and scholars function in universities.

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