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International data on children and online media is extensive, heterogeneous and partly contradictory. The CORE project seeks to create a comprehensive pan-European knowledge platform with the participation of international researchers and relevant interest groups, providing an overview of the resear...
How do children and adolescents in Europe use the Internet; which risks do they encounter and how do they handle them? The project EU Kids Online has been dealing with these questions since 2006.
Children and young people use media to position themselves within their social groups and contexts. Together with colleagues of the FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg, we examine in a longitudinal study what role their media repertoire and their communicative practices play and how these change over time.
In the digital sphere, children and young people establish relationships towards real life, fictitious and artificial media figures. This entails risks. The project examines to what extent the German regulation on the protection of minors from harmful media contents is still suitable to protect a fr...
In order to find out what has to be considered for future developments of youth media protection, children and young people, parents and pedagogues are asked for their individual perspectives.
In the volume Medienerziehung in der digitalen Welt. Grundlagen und Konzepte für Familie, Kita, Schule und Soziale Arbeit [Media Education in the Digital World. Foundations and Concepts for Family, Kita, School and Social Work], Dr. Stephan Dreyer writes about media education from a constitutio...
Youth protection programmes as a form of technical protection of minors from harmful media have not really made it into the minds and hearts of parents, educational specialists and media providers. Once celebrated as an achievement of the Interstate Treaty on the Protection of Minors in the Media (J...
His objective has the protection of minors from harmful media clearly in sight: to enable children and young people to grow up safely with media. Risks and dangers in media relations should be kept away from them. But creating laws for it is anything but easy. Who regulates what in the protection of...
Gebel, C.; Brüggen, N.; Hasebrink, U.; Lauber, A, Dreyer, S.; Drosselmeier, M.; Rechlitz, M. (2018): Jugendmedienschutzindex: Der Umgang mit onlinebezogenen Risiken. Ergebnisse der Befragung von Lehrkräften und pädagogischen Fachkräften [Index for Youth Media Protection – H...
Dreyer, S. (2018): Sorgen, Einstellungen, Wissen, Handeln: Die Ergebnisse des Jugendmedienschutz-Index aus medienpolitischer Sicht [Worries, Attitudes, Knowledge, Actions : The Findings of the Youth Media Protection Index from a Media-Political Point of View]. JMS-Report 1/2018, pp. 2-3. Download
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