This course discusses the types of electronic media children are exposed to and identifies the effects media can have on their growth and development. It discusses media violence and reviews effective strategies to use with media-traumatized children. Media advertising and the impact it has on children is discussed, along with ways to combat its influence. The purposes of the Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA) and Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) are discussed. Media safety and security guidelines and technologies are identified. Media rating scales are detailed, along with strategies for controlling children’s media use.
Media and Childhood Development
3 Hour/ .3 CEU
- After reading about media type, participant will be able to identify types of electronic media to which children are exposed through a multiple-choice quiz.
- After reading about effects of media, participant will be able to identify the effects of electronic media on children’s growth and development through a multiple-choice quiz.
- After reading about media advertising, participant will be able to identify the effects of media advertising on children through a multiple-choice quiz.
Enrollment in this course expires in 12 months from the date of payment.