David Buckingham

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This article addresses the notion of teaching about games as a cultural medium in their own right. This includes critical analyses of existing texts but also involves enabling students to create their own. Implications of this approach are discussed and concrete, research-based examples are provided. A more theoretical discussion of the notion of game(More)
The title of this book reflects a kind of generational rhetoric that often characterises discussions of the use and impact of so-called ‘new’ media. Young people are frequently described as a ‘digital generation’, a generation defined in and through its experience of digital computer technology. This rhetoric can be found in popular commentary in fields as(More)
Fine-scale habitat use by yellowhammers (Emberiza citrinella) searching for food to provision nestlings was compared in three agriculturally contrasting regions of lowland England. Log-linear modelling was used to test for significant overall variation in habitat use and significant differences in relative use between pairs of habitats. Yellowhammers(More)
Peer Fischer,1,2,* Diederik S. Wiersma,2 Roberto Righini,2 Benoît Champagne,3 and A. David Buckingham1 1Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge, Lensfield Road, Cambridge CB2 1EW, United Kingdom 2European Laboratory for Nonlinear Spectroscopy, Largo E. Fermi 2, 50125 Florence, Italy and Istituto Nazionale per la Fisica della Materia, Largo E. Fermi(More)
Using a sum-over-states procedure based on con®guration interaction singles /6-311++G , we have computed the sum-frequency hyperpolarizability bijk…ÿ3x; 2x;x† of two small chiral molecules, R-mono ̄uoro-oxirane and R-(+)propylene oxide. Excitation energies were scaled to ®t experimental UV-absorption data and checked with ab initio values from(More)
In this article, David Buckingham addresses the challenges media educators face in dealing with postmodern media culture. Buckingham begins by outlining the nature of contemporary developments in children’s media environments and how these relate to broader changes in their social status. He argues that these developments represent a fundamental challenge(More)