Share Paper: Internet Risks for Children in Turkey

  1. Duygu Nazire Kasikci, Kocaeli University, Turkey
Thursday, March 29 3:00 PM-4:00 PM Edison Ballroom D

Abstract: The popularity of the Internet among children is continually increasing while the possible harmful consequences are still a concern for parents and educators A comprehensive study was needed to report not only the Internet usage statistics of children, but also the perceptions of different stakeholders regarding the Internet risks and safety for children Therefore, the purpose of this study was to explore the experiences and perceptions of children, parents, and teachers about the Internet risks for children In this mixed method study, the quantitative data were collected from 350 children between 3rd and 8th grades in four elementary and secondary ...