Socialising - Childhood in the Digital Age (#3/5)

Socialising - Childhood in the Digital Age (#3/5)

Recording date: 29/06/2015
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How is digital technology changing children’s relationships and shaping their online identities? Can play in virtual worlds offer the same experiences and what is the right balance between real and virtual play? Childhood, as we know, is a period of intense physical, social and mental development; it is a time when children experiment to make sense of the world. What role do digital technologies play in shaping early childhood experiences? Do they provide new opportunities for social awareness, such as establishing friendship groups and forming new identities, or do they, in fact, hinder children’s social development?

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