ERIC Number: ED408649
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Stay Tuned! Raising Media-Savvy Kids in the Age of the Channel-Surfing Couch Potato.
Murphy, Jane; Tucker, Karen
This book offers advice and specific guidelines for making the most of the learning and entertainment potential of video and the new media. It shows how parents can carefully select and use TV programs, videos, and the new media to enhance their children's intellectual and emotional growth--liberating parents from TV "guilt." Chapters in the book are: (1) It's More Than Eye Candy: Plug into Your Kid's Viewing and Discover Video's Value; (2) Who's Got the Remote: Video and Parenting; (3) Is TV Only for Dessert?: Video as Part of Daily Life; (4) No Guns, No Sex, No Swearing, and They Want to Watch It Again?: How to Select What to Watch; (5) Homework for Parents: Research Can Lead to Buried Treasure; (6) Rewind and Play Again: A Fresh Look at What Kids Do while the TV's On and How What's on Influences Them; (7) Just the Ticket To Talk: How Videos Can Trigger Meaningful Discussion; (8) Telefuture Is Here: The New Media; and (9) We're the People: Advocate for Meaningful Kids' Media. Included is a section on additional resources. Contains a bibliography. (NKA)
Descriptors: Audience Response, Educational Environment, Educational Opportunities, Emotional Development, Family Communication, Intellectual Development, Internet, Mass Media Role, Media Literacy, Optical Data Disks, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Role, Television Viewing, Videotape Cassettes
Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group, Inc., 1540 Broadway, New York, NY 10036 ($11.95; Canada, $16.95).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
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