The Digital Mystique: How the Culture of Connectivity Can Empower Your Life--Online and Off (Paperback)

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In "The Digital Mystique," Sarah Grangera nationally recognized expert on online culture and social technologyshows us how digital media is shaping our lives in real time. Whether it's how we raise our children, communicate in love and partnerships, support causes, or establish friendships and trust, Granger pinpoints the best ways to seize digital opportunities to make our lives richer and fuller.
While the Internet era is one that is frequently criticized as undermining our health, privacy, concentration, and ability to sustain real-world relationships, Granger takes a more optimistic and empowering view. She shares real-life stories and surprising facts about our livesboth online and offto shed new and fascinating light on the positive effects of the digital media revolution, showing us how we can personally learn, grow, and thrive by engaging in our digitized world.
"The Digital Mystique" includes the following chapters:
Connecting Is Just the Beginning
.YOU
Friending Is Trending
Love in the Time of Messaging
The Kids Are Online
The Senior Moment
The Passion of the Web
There's No Business Like E-Business
Community Is the Key
The Difference a Tweet Makes
What We Leave Behind
A Stitch in Digital Time.

About the Author


Erin Grove is a Saginaw Valley State University Class of 2011 graduate. She earned her Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education, with minors in English, Math, and Early Childhood. Currently, Erin is a teacher in her hometown of Hale, Michigan. She enjoys reading, writing, and spending time with family and friends. Sarah Granger is a 2010 graduate of Saginaw Valley State University. She majored in Elementary Education and received minors in English, Social Studies, and Early Childhood. She is currently working at an elementary school in her hometown of Swartz Creek, Michigan as an intervention teacher. Sarah enjoys writing, coaching soccer, and spending time outside with her family and friends. She is looking forward to sharing her love for reading and writing with future classrooms and children for many years to come. Cassie Birchmeier graduated from Saginaw Valley State University in 2011 with her Bachelor's degree in Visual Art Education with a focus on painting and drawing and a minor in English. Cassie has a passion for all things "Art" and is currently working as an independent photographer and portrait artist. She takes every opportunity she can to share her love for the arts with others through volunteering and substitute teaching. She enjoys traveling, the outdoors, and spending quality time with her family.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781580055147
ISBN-10: 1580055141
Publisher: Seal Press (CA)
Publication Date: August 26th, 2014
Pages: 244
Language: English