Research Proposal – Listening to Children: Learning from Television

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Research Proposal – Listening to Children: Learning from Television
Research Question Guiding the Project
Children growing up in North America in the early 21st century are developing in the most media-saturated society in human history. In recent decades, considerable research has focused upon the issue of the mass media’s impact upon children, with significant attention being paid to the question of whether our mass-mediated society is adequately and appropriately meeting the developmental needs of children.
In this context, this research project proposes to examine the issue of “how” children learn from our dominant mass medium: television. The primary research question guiding this project is:
Do children – between the ages of 6 and 13...
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