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ERIC Number: EJ622817
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-1081-3004
Save the Geeks.
Tobin, Joseph
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, v44 n6 p504-08 Mar 2001
Discusses why the Japanese term "otaku" (an obsession with the information exchanged via computers) is preferable to the American term "geek." Discusses a set of pedagogical beliefs and practices that geeks and otaku have in common, which are the antithesis of those of the typical U.S. high school. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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