ANALYZING USAGE OF MEDIA DEVICES AND PARENTAL MEDIATION IN SECONDARY SCHOOL CHILDREN OF ISLAMABAD

Keywords:

Children empowerment, child-parent mediation, media literacy, Media devices, Mediation strategies, protectionist, approach

Abstract

This study aims to examine the exposure and use of media devices in children, their usage patterns while reviewing parental mediation as well. This study is particularly focused on children studying in high school who may need media devices as a support for educational purposes as well as for leisure
activities. It explores the way parental mediation take place along with the children media usage. Since the use of media devices is drastically increased among children in recent times, it’s significant to assess the parent-child utilization of media. Therefore, this study suggests to devise a framework
in the form of media literacy to enhance productivity of media devices for both children and their parents. This research has used quantitative method and conducted a survey for data collection from secondary school students based in Islamabad, Pakistan. The findings help to identify the child parent mediation pattern and also highlights the stake of media devices in children’s routine activities.
 

Published

2022-05-23

How to Cite

ANALYZING USAGE OF MEDIA DEVICES AND PARENTAL MEDIATION IN SECONDARY SCHOOL CHILDREN OF ISLAMABAD. (2022). Pakistan Journal of Society, Education and Language (PJSEL), 8(2), 12-22. Retrieved from https://pjsel.jehanf.com/index.php/journal/article/view/705