Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Early Childhood Education (ICECE 2020)

Is it Necessary to Ban Gadget in Early Childhood?

Authors
Novi Hidayati, Badru Zaman
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Novi Hidayati
Available Online 24 March 2021.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.210322.057How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Gadget, early childhood, parental mediation strategy
Abstract
The advancement of gadget has progressed rapidly in the past 20 years, turning gadget as a basic need for everyone without exception, including to early childhood. However, the excessive use of gadgets may cause negative impacts. While parents cannot completely ban early childhood from using gadgets, they can apply mediation strategy to the children as gadget is indeed necessary for them to adapt in this digital era. The purpose of this article was to know the impact and mediation strategy of the parents towards the use of gadgets in early childhood. This article was made based on the review of some literature regarding the impact of gadget usage and parental mediation strategy from the perspective of parental mediation theory. The result of this article provides information to parents that there are three mediation strategies and positive impact from use of gadget on early childhood.
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AU  - Novi Hidayati
AU  - Badru Zaman
PY  - 2021
DA  - 2021/03/24
TI  - Is it Necessary to Ban Gadget in Early Childhood?
BT  - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Early Childhood Education (ICECE 2020)
PB  - Atlantis Press
SP  - 270
EP  - 273
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