Technology - Childhood in the Digital Age (#2/5)

Technology - Childhood in the Digital Age (#2/5)

Recording date: 29/06/2015
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How is digital technology changing childhood - and how can adults keep up? Does screen time lead to increased distractibility, obesity and loneliness? Or does it offer opportunities for autonomy and experimentation beyond anything imagined when I was growing up? Childhood is a time of rapid change. Dr Nathalia Gjersoe, a developmental psychologist at the Open University, asks how digital technology is influencing the acquisition of these important skills. Does technology hinder children’s physical, social and cognitive development, or does it provide exciting opportunities for learning new abilities?

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http://media-podcast.open.ac.uk/feeds/3317_childhoodinthedigitalagemooc/35807_21cc_week_1_-_technology_1080.m4v
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