An Exploratory Study on the Factors of Parental Rearing Behavior Based on Vygotsky's Theory of Social Constructivism for Developing Convergence Digital Contents

융복합 디지털 콘텐츠 개발을 위한 비고츠키의 사회적구성주의 이론에 따른 부모양육행동 요인 탐색

  • Cha, Hyeon-Ju (College of Social Sciences, SungKyunKwan University) ;
  • Cho, Hee-Sun (College of Social Sciences, SungKyunKwan University)
  • 차현주 (성균관대학교 사회과학대학) ;
  • 조희선 (성균관대학교 사회과학대학)
  • Received : 2016.01.29
  • Accepted : 2016.03.20
  • Published : 2016.03.28


This study started from the basis of necessity on the researches which asserts that parental rearing behavior in the modern society should change reflecting the social change of sociocultural environment. For this, parental rearing behavior of social constructivism and existing parental rearing behavior were contemplated while construct of parental rearing behavior was explored on the basis of main causes from Vygotsky's theory in order to prepare paradigm of new parental rearing behavior. As far as the method of study goes, various literature from relevant scholars were analyzed, centering various previously conducted studies pertaining to parental rearing behaviors as well as Vygotsky's theory. Also, the validity of the contents was confirmed through consult and revision from three experts. As the result, five factors were extracted. First, factor of cooperative interaction on social interaction. Secondly, emphasis on Internalization factor on social constructive behavior. Thirdly, potential development factor in zone of proximal development. Fourthly, instructional conversation factor as semiotic medium. Lastly, assistance factor as scaffolding. As a result, new paradigm of parental rearing behavior was presented and opened a prospect in developing the touchstone of parental rearing behavior pursuant to social constructivism.


convergence digital contents;parental rearing behavior;Vygotsky;ZPD;scaffolding


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