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Exploratory Study of Young Children's Social Media Needs and Requirements [article]

Di "Chelsea" Sun, Vaishnavi Melkote, Ahmed Sabbir Arif
2020 arXiv   pre-print
As social media are becoming increasingly popular among young children, it is important to explore this population's needs and requirements from these platforms.  ...  As a first step to this, we conducted an exploratory design workshop with children aged between ten and eleven years to find out about their social media needs and requirements.  ...  We thank the Merced County Office of Education and Lorena Falasco Elementary School for their help and support.  ... 
arXiv:2006.14654v1 fatcat:nfsp2frpazeixln6cawb4wdvsu

Protecting Preteens on Facebook: An Exploratory Examination of Parental Mediation Strategies for Children's Facebook Use in Singapore

Andrea J. S. Stanaland, May O. Lwin, Poh Yeang-Cherng, Cheryl Chong
2015 Studies in Media and Communication  
Children are particularly vulnerable to the risks of going online, yet the profile of the child Internet user is becoming younger, particularly on social media.  ...  This exploratory study examined parental mediation strategies as predictors of parents' intention to control underage use of Facebook in Singapore, a country with high internet penetration but little data  ...  Our exploratory research question is: Do parents with different mediation approaches differ in their intentions to control Studies in Media and Communication Vol. 3, No. 1; 2015 underage Facebook use  ... 
doi:10.11114/smc.v3i1.809 fatcat:j4af4puy6jcfdkqltv66nhhmya

Watching young children "play" with information technology: Everyday life information seeking in the home

Lisa M. Given, Denise Cantrell Winkler, Rebekah Willson, Christina Davidson, Susan Danby, Karen Thorpe
2016 Library & Information Science Research  
The results explore the value of artistic play, sociodramatic play, and early literacy and numeracy activities in shaping young children's 'way of life' and 'mastery of life' as outlined in Savolainen's  ...  This exploratory observation study examines how 15 Australian preschool children (aged three to five) used information technologies in their homes to orient themselves in daily life and to solve problems  ...  We thank the teachers, children and families of the Crèche and Kindergarten Association for their participation in this study.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.lisr.2016.11.007 fatcat:exvrmg43oncrhpvpzwbvruj444

Exploring Canadian Children's Social Media Use, Digital Literacy, and Quality of Life: A Pilot Study (Preprint)

Lorie Donelle, Danica Facca, Shauna Burke, Bradley Hiebert, Emma Bender, Stephen Ling
2020 JMIR Formative Research  
The aim of this study was to explore internet and social media knowledge as well as social media use among Canadian children aged between 6 and 10 years.  ...  Understanding social media use and digital literacy among young Canadian children is an increasing area of concern, given the importance of digital inclusion for full and informed participation in evolving  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank Matthew Bureau for his assistance in this research and the participants for their contribution. Conflicts of Interest None declared.  ... 
doi:10.2196/18771 pmid:34037525 fatcat:73biwuc5e5bnhpvvbffdfstitu

The Role of Spontaneous Digital Play during Young Patients' Cancer Treatment

Teresa De la Hera, Camila Sarria Sanz
2021 Media and Communication  
This article presents the results of an exploratory study conducted to better understand the role of free digital play for young cancer patients (0–17 years).  ...  benefits, and impact on children's social interactions, identity development, and personal narrative.  ...  Finally, we would like to thank the representatives of Starlight Children's Foundation, Fully Loaded Electronics, and Texas Children's Hospital for contributing to this study by providing their professional  ... 
doi:10.17645/mac.v9i1.3216 fatcat:sdgtwakbezgulbh325bpvdlhr4

Child's play at war memorials: insights from a social media debate

Rebecca H. Price, Mary Margaret Kerr
2017 Journal of Heritage Tourism  
Extensive social media interest suggests that public sentiment, often emotional and vividly expressed, deserves study as a potential influence on children's experiences at these and other dark heritage  ...  This study provides greater understanding of the cultural context of children's visits to memorials and other sites of painful heritage.  ...  Andrew Oberg for technical assistance with data collection and Dr. Jennifer Lin Russell and Dr. Lauren B. Collister for their helpful critiques of early drafts of this manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.1080/1743873x.2016.1277732 fatcat:rdnc5hebkjcmbpfxsutnei44di

Preschoolers Learning with the Internet of Toys: From Toy-Based Edutainment to Transmedia Literacy

Katriina Heljakka, Pirita Ihamäki
2018 Seminar.net  
By turning to preschool-aged children and their educators observed and interviewed during and after a play test and group interview session, we study how the educational value of IoToys is actualized in  ...  This study investigates four connected toys played with in the preschool context.  ...  It is part of the Ludification and the Emergence of Playful Culture (276012) and Hybrid Social Play (2600360411) research projects.  ... 
doaj:46139049eb904810b90596c2549dc736 fatcat:dvozw4h4cnfltp4i2dzzfxsh6m

How to empower parental responsibility: parents' views on personalized advertising and online data collection targeting their teens

Sanne Holvoet, Liselot Hudders, Laura Herrewijn
2021 Young Consumers  
Furthermore, the study showed that parents who believe that their children have higher levels of media skills presume less negative and more positive influences of personalized advertising on their children  ...  This study, however, focuses on one of the most important socialization agents that could help teenagers cope with these practices.  ...  Exploratory analyses of perceived media skills Figure 2 Results j YOUNG CONSUMERS j Conclusion and discussions Although it is assumed that teenagers are less susceptible to the persuasive effects of  ... 
doi:10.1108/yc-01-2021-1280 fatcat:36vm6vptkvfuxlwo2fn54o5zpe

Experience Focused Requirements Gathering with Children and Young People - Balancing Player, Learner and User (PLU) Requirement Needs [chapter]

Diana Yifan Xu, Janet C. Read
2016 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
participatory way of working with children is common in childhood studies and social sciences.  ...  Children and Young People's Requirement Needs User Experience (UX) is the new usability.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-45916-5_5 fatcat:56qz64dnjbhyvh4e66dou4v3ca

Plenary Session II. New Generations – New Media. New Generations – New Media

Ellen Wartella
2002 Nordicom Review  
It is organized into four sections: (1) interactive media use and access; and its impact on children's (2) cognitive development, (3) social development, and (4) health and safety.  ...  In fact, there are far more questions than there are answers about what computer and video games and Internet use mean to the social, intellectual and physical development of children today.  ...  Future research needs to study not just the level of media use, but specific media content and its various platforms.  ... 
doi:10.1515/nor-2017-0316 fatcat:wosentpaofdmbkvlnce6xn5gcq

Media use and behavioral disorders among Saudi Arabian children

Salmah Alghamdi, Duaa Bawageeh, Hessa Alkhaibari, Amwaj Almutairi, Shoug Aljuhani
2021 Belitung Nursing Journal  
More than a quarter of the children spent three hours a day using media.Conclusions: This study offers insight into associations between children's frequent media use and their behavior.  ...  Despite children's frequent use of electronic devices, there is a lack of evidence showing how such media use influences their behavior.Objective: This study was to assess the relationship between media  ...  The assessment of children's behavior in this study comprises a wide range of mental and social disorders.  ... 
doi:10.33546/bnj.1294 fatcat:tnetpsbetfdblefdwz36sflzda

Who gets to play? Access, popular media and participatory literacies

Karen E. Wohlwend
2016 Early Years  
media, social media--that make up modern cultural repertoires for communicating and living.  ...  Mediated discourse analysis of classroom video located and analyzed children's play for use of creative and collaborative dimensions of participatory literacies.  ...  The examples of very young children's media play in this article illustrate the need for research that acknowledges "the role of play, identity, voice and subjectivity in the practices of consuming and  ... 
doi:10.1080/09575146.2016.1219699 fatcat:vtjleca7qra3plfwop3l3njm6u

Young children's everyday concepts of the internet: A platform for cyber-safety education in the early years

Susan Edwards, Andrea Nolan, Michael Henderson, Ana Mantilla, Lydia Plowman, Helen Skouteris
2016 British Journal of Educational Technology  
With young children now online, often independently of adult supervision, the need for early childhood cyber-safety education is becoming urgent.  ...  In this paper, we use Vygotsky's ideas about the development of mature concepts from the merging of everyday and scientific concepts.  ...  project was conducted with full ethical approval form the Australian Catholic University and the Department of Education and Teaching Victoria, Australia The authors do report any conflicts of interest  ... 
doi:10.1111/bjet.12529 fatcat:ypzsahq545aivpscwmcpiolluq

Advocacy by Parents of Young Children With Special Needs: Activities, Processes, and Perceived Effectiveness

Amy Conley Wright, Sarah Taylor
2014 Journal of social service research  
This article examines parental advocacy for young children with disabilities using a subset of data drawn from a larger exploratory and descriptive study on parental advocacy for children with disabilities  ...  Parental advocacy was most common in schools, medical clinics, social services, and social media and involved processes such as educating oneself about the child's condition and rights for services, educating  ...  Young children need educational and social opportunities, like early intervention services.  ... 
doi:10.1080/01488376.2014.896850 fatcat:3s6wcubldrahvoj3xztutrvymu

Playful and creative ICT pedagogical framing: a nursery school case study

Guy Roberts-Holmes
2013 Early Child Development and Care  
Acknowledgements I am very grateful to Mr Simon Holmes, the headteacher of St Philip's Marsh Nursery School, whose passionate leadership and belief in young children's ICT creative abilities, initiated  ...  His current research interests include curriculum and pedagogy within ICT and children's cross cultural identities.  ...  Case study site and participants The selection of the case study nursery school was driven by purposive sampling, in particular the researcher's perception of the need for an early-years setting where  ... 
doi:10.1080/03004430.2013.772991 fatcat:3tslyv5mwvdwbdnqfp2tax6tjm
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