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The trends may have changed from IM & MySpace to texting and Facebook, but the principles and concerns remain the same. Social networking technologies have utterly redefined how typical youth spend time with friends. Author Peggy Kendall helps parents understand this brave new world, including:
• How and why teens use online communication technology• The pros and cons of teens using this technology
She offers readers:
• Real-life insight, stories, and advice from middle school, high school, and college-aged students who use IM and MySpace on a regular basis, including how they think parents should respond• Advice and insight from Christian parents who have dealt with teens who use online communications• A summary of parenting advice from leading scholars and authors• Practical parenting tips and discussion starters
Peggy Kendall is Associate Professor of Communication Studies at Bethel University. She holds an M.A. in Counseling Psychology, an M.A. in Secondary Education, and a Ph.D. in Communication Studies from the University of Minnesota. Her experiences as a youth volunteer, former school teacher and parent of three teenage children have taught her a great deal about today's communication technology.
Peggy contributed two chapter to Youth Ministry in a Technological Age(2011).
Visit author Peggy Kendall's website: www.peggykendall.com.
P.O. Box 851 Valley Forge, PA 19482 1-800-458-3766