Children and Electronic Media: Parenting in the Technological Age
Thursday, May 1, 2008 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Robertson Hall - Dodds Auditorium, Bowl 16,
A Free Seminar
Electronic media has become an integral part of children’s lives and a major point of interest for parents. Questions about the impact of electronic media on children’s wellbeing have led many parents to ask how and why they should be allowing their children to use technology.
The purpose of this conference is to provide parents with practical information on how they can help their children become cyber-savvy. In addition, an overview of the research regarding electronic media and its links to achievement and social development will be provided.
This conference is designed in conjunction with the latest volume of the Future of Children "Children and Electronic Media". This issue, due to be released in March 2007 shines a spotlight on Electronic Media, focusing mainly on its impact on child wellbeing and policy implications.