International Association of Educators   |  ISSN: 1949-4270   |  e-ISSN: 1949-4289

Original article | Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research 2020, Vol. 15(4) 253-269

Perceptions of Parents Having Children in Preschool Level Regarding Their Children’s Screen Use

İdris Kaya

pp. 253 - 269   |  DOI: https://doi.org/10.29329/epasr.2020.323.14   |  Manu. Number: MANU-2003-05-0004.R1

Published online: December 28, 2020  |   Number of Views: 41  |  Number of Download: 200


Abstract

The perception of parents on children’s screen use is expected to affect their children’s screen usage and understanding the perception of parents about this subject can help in the preparation of roadmaps to show how children should use screen. The aim of this study is examine to the perception of the parents about positive and negative effects of screen use on their children, and to compare children’s actual screen use and the ideal screen use proposed by parents. The data conducting an interview one of the method of qualitative research. Participants comprised of 25 parents while 20 of them were mother, 5 of them were father, age range is between 26 to 43, have high-education and with child in preschool level. Although parents reported both positive and negative perceptions about screen usage the views that screen use adversely affects children are more distinct. While parents see knowledge / skills acquisition as the most positive side of the screen; the most downside is that they see the child's social isolation. In addition, there are remarkable differences between the use of screen that parents see as ideal for their children and the current screen usage of children.

Keywords: Preschool, Parents’ perceptions, Screen use


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APA 6th edition
Kaya, I. (2020). Perceptions of Parents Having Children in Preschool Level Regarding Their Children’s Screen Use . Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 15(4), 253-269. doi: 10.29329/epasr.2020.323.14

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Kaya, I. (2020). Perceptions of Parents Having Children in Preschool Level Regarding Their Children’s Screen Use . Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 15(4), pp. 253-269.

Chicago 16th edition
Kaya, Idris (2020). "Perceptions of Parents Having Children in Preschool Level Regarding Their Children’s Screen Use ". Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research 15 (4):253-269. doi:10.29329/epasr.2020.323.14.

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