Online responses towards the impact of hand held devices on children's social and emotional development

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Geng, Gretchen and Disney, Leigh. (2017). Online responses towards the impact of hand held devices on children's social and emotional development. 25th International Conference on Computers in Education. Rydges Latimer Hotel, Christchurch, New Zealand 04 - 08 Dec 2017 Asia-Pacific Society for Computers in Education. pp. 620-625
AuthorsGeng, Gretchen and Disney, Leigh
TypeConference paper
Abstract

This paper used responses from an online discussion forum to investigate people's opinions towards the use of hand held devices for young children and their impact on children's social and emotional development. Critical discourse analysis (CDA) was used as analysis methods in three-dimension framework via micro, meso and macro multi-level interpretations. Although online response showed different opinions towards the impact of hand held devices, all the 125 online responses agreed that young children should not overuse the devices, and they should have both technology time as well as non-technology time to meet development needs. Educators and parents, who are interested in the areas of whether or not young children should be exposed to and use hand held devices, will find this paper useful.

Keywordsdigital technology; hand held devices; online responses; young children; social and emotional development
Year2017
PublisherAsia-Pacific Society for Computers in Education
Scopus EID2-s2.0-85053886785
Open accessOpen access
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Open
Page range620-625
Book editorChen, Wenli
Yang, Jie-Chi
Ayub, Ahmad Fauzi Mohd
Wong, Su Luan
Mitrovic, Antonija
ISBN9789869401265
Web address (URL) of conference proceedingshttp://www.apsce.net/icce/icce2017
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Deposited11 Oct 2021
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