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Study on the impact of each family communication type on children's use of media

가족의 커뮤니케이션 유형이 아동의 미디어 이용에 미치는 영향에 관한 연구

  • Received : 2012.12.29
  • Accepted : 2013.01.15
  • Published : 2013.01.31

Abstract

For this study, we conducted a survey targeting elementary school students to examine how the type of family communication shows differences in the children's use of media to draw up effective measures to use media. The result of study is that meaningful differences showed according to the time spent watching TV(F=6.719, p<.05) and using PC(F=7.713, p<.05) or cell phone(F=6.404, p<.05). The authoritative type pursuing obedience preferred entertainment programs and spent much time watching TV and preferred entertainment games when using a PC. The deliberating type pursuing conversations preferred educational and informative programs when watching TV and informative programs when using a PC. This study is meaningful in that it presents lessons learned to draw up measures for children to effectively use media based on the study results.

Keywords

Communication type;Family communication;Children's media;Time using media;Measures to use media