Research Toolbox: Grant Funding Resources

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Looking for grant funding resources to support your research projects? Here’s a list of resources to help you secure funding for your research: Grants.gov The single access point for over 900 grant programs offered by the 26 Federal grant-making agencies. Grants for non-profits: Children and Youth by Michigan State University Libraries A compilation of web… Read more »

We want to know what YOU want to know!

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If you haven't seen it yet, we are now offering a free service called Ask the Mediatrician.  CMCH Director Dr. Michael Rich (pediatrician, parent, and former filmmaker) answers questions about media and kids' health.  We want to know what YOU want to know!  Send your question to cmch@childrens.harvard.edu today! Here are some recent questions: Is… Read more »

Research Wrap-Up: Recently Published Studies-September 25, 2009

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Here is a list of recently published studies on children, media, and health which explore a range of topics: Jennings, N.A., Hooker, S.D. & Linebarger, D.L. (2009). Educational television as mediated literacy environments for preschoolers. Learning, Media and Technology, (34)3, 229-242. This study describes the production techniques of Between the Lions that contributed to preschooler's… Read more »

Research Toolbox: Recently Published Books

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  Here is a list of recently published titles of interest on the topics of children, media, and health: Examining Identity in Sports Media by Heather L. Hundley and Andrew C. Billings (2009) This book investigates how various identity groups are framed, treated, affected, and shaped by a ubiquitous sports media, including television, magazines, film,… Read more »

Research Wrap-Up: Recently Published Studies-September 18, 2009

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Here is a list of recently published studies on children, media, and health which explore a range of topics: Costello,  M.C., Reeder, S.,& Frain, M. (2009).The Relationship between body mass index and breakfast consumption, blood pressure, television viewing, and physical activity in African American and Asian American inner city children. Journal of the American Dietetic… Read more »

Research Wrap-Up: Recently Published Studies-September 11, 2009

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Here is a list of recently published studies on children, media, and health which explore a range of topics: Granicacute, A., Cacuteukuscaronicacute, M., Walker, R. (2009). mLearning in a Europe-wide network of schools. Educational Media International, 46 (3),167-184. This paper presents a European Community supported project which investigated whether the use of electronic and mobile… Read more »

Research Toolbox: Sage Free Online Trial- Special Education Journals

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Sage is currently offering free, full-access trial period to 20 peer-reviewed in Special Education journals. The trial period is September 1-October 31, 2009. Registration only takes a minute, and once completed you will have access to hundreds of articles for free. Visit the journals website to browse the abstracts, perform searches, and sign-up for new… Read more »

Research Wrap-Up: Recently Published Studies-September 4, 2009

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Here is a list of recently published studies on children, media, and health which explore a range of topics: Anschutz, D.J., Engels, R.C., Becker, E.S., Van Strien, T. (2009). The effects of TV commercials using less thin models on young women's mood, body image and actual food intake. Body Image, Available Online August 19. This… Read more »

The Cell Phone License

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What should kids know about cell phones to be treated as competent members of cyber society? I’d like to suggest the development of a home-based, family administered and supported “cell phone license.“