Impact of the Internet on Children; Parents' Perspective

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ABSTRACT
The purpose of this research paper is to compile and analyze the findings from a survey that was conducted on parents’ with children ages 7-13 and their knowledge about their children’s use of the Internet. The paper looks at ways in which parents feel that their children can be protected on the internet. It also explores the fears that parents have about their children being exposed to the internet, and their rationales. The research findings highlight the importance of children's internet protection in relation to the role of parents. The major limitation that this research was faced with was the sample size, as it does not adequately represent the actual population sampled. This paper contributes to the field of study as regards the role the internet plays in the lives of children, the perception of their parents and how to protect them from the dangers of the internet.

TABLE OF CONTENT * Introduction ………………………………………………………… 4

* Literature Review …………………………………………………… 5 - 7

* Advantages & Disadvantages of the Internet on Children…………. 8

* Methodology ………………………………………………………….. 9

* Limitation of Study …………………………………………………... 9

* Findings ………………………………………………………………. 9 - 12

* Summary of Survey Result ………………………………………........ 12

* Recommendation ……………………………………………………... 13

* Conclusion …………………………………………………………….. 13

* References ……………………………………………………………... 14

* Appendix ……………………………………………………………… 15 - 17

INTRODUCTION
The nature of children's internet use generates public anxieties which both guide and undermine research, complicating the already challenging study of children within the privacy of the home. The tremendous growth of social media, smart phones and digital devices is transforming the lives of children in school and at home. Research has shown that even the youngest of children are…...

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