What is the effect of technology on students' recreational reading?

11/1/2010 | Washington Post, The

Teenagers are still reading for pleasure, but there has been a decline in reading printed materials as technology use has increased, according to researchers. However, the definition of reading may also be in question, as some consider whether reading text messages, some video games and other digital information should be considered reading. "It's not that they're reading less; they're reading in a different way," said the president of the Young Adult Library Services Association.

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