Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Early Childhood Education. Semarang Early Childhood Research and Education Talks (SECRET 2018)

Mass Media in Perspective of Parents Preschoolers in Kendari

Authors
Sitti Rahmaniar Abubakar, Irawaty Irawaty, Nanang Sahriana
Corresponding Author
Sitti Rahmaniar Abubakar
Available Online November 2018.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/secret-18.2018.23How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Mass Media, Parent Perception, Child Behavior, Preschool Age
Abstract
This study aims to: 1) know the types of mass media accessed by preschoolers, 2) to know the behavioral development of preschool children, 3) to know the attitude of parents to the mass media for the development of preschool behavior. This research was conducted in Kendari of Southeast Sulawesi. This study used a case study method, respondents are parents who have preschool children who are considered in accordance of 10 people. Data were obtained with structured interview techniques in the elderly and observation in their children with age range of 4-6 years. The results showed that: 1) the mass media that is more often accessed by preschoolers is television. Television broadcasting with children's movies is the most watched, the next is the soap opera with teenage themes also become a spectacle of children, 2) the behavior of preschoolers based on the results of the study did not show deviant symptoms, 3) parents who have preschool children show the attitude positive. The conclusion is that parents' perceptions of the mass media are showing relatively good circumstances, showing no exaggerated anxiety about their impact on the development of their child's behavior. Suggestion is that parents together with the surrounding community to always control the spectacle of their children, perform mentoring, limit the time/hours watching television, and educate children about the adverse effects of addiction to watch, as well as institutions that serve to control the broadcasting of the media mass to further improve its performance.
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