CH 17 Technology PSYC 2076

CH 17 Technology PSYC 2076 - Technology ChildPsychology...

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Technology Child Psychology Summer 2011
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Technology Revolution Positive Effects of Media Use Technology can provide an expansive, rich set of  knowledge. When used in a constructive way, it can improve  children’s and adolescents’ education. Negative Effects of Media Use Many students today aren’t motivated to read books,  can’t spell without spellcheck, and have become  immersed in a world of cell phones, iPods, text  messaging, etc. There is cause for concern because children’s reading  and writing skills have been affected, as well as their 
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Media Use A national study that surveyed more than 2,000  children and adolescents from 8 through 18 years  of age confirmed the heavy media use among  children. Media use: ~6 hours/day Time spent with parents: ~2 ¼ hours/day Physical activity: ~1 ¼ hours/day Homework: ~50 minutes/day
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Media Use in  Children and  Adolescents 8-18  years
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