ERIC Number: ED494529
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Apr
Reference Count: 24
Navigating the Children's Media Landscape: A Parent's and Caregiver's Guide
Levin, Douglas; Arafeh, Sousan; Deniz, Carla Baker; Gottesman, Julie
Cable in the Classroom
This report is intended to provide information to parents and other primary caregivers to help them consider what effects their family media use strategies and practices can have on their young children, and to provide ideas and strategies to help parents and caregivers select and use media resources with their families in developmentally appropriate ways. Drawing on a review of academic literature; the insights of experts in the fields of media literacy and effects, child development and education, and professional and advocacy organizations; and exploratory interviews with a small but diverse set of young children and their parents, this report is intended to help the reader better navigate the children's media landscape.
Descriptors: Parenting Skills, Young Children, Media Literacy, Mass Media Effects, Media Selection, Learning Modules, Guidance Programs, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Child Development, Mass Media Use, Change Strategies
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Cable in the Classroom.; National PTA, Chicago, IL.; American Institutes for Research (CRESS), Kensington, MD.