Internet in the lives of children and adolescents: problems and resources



The article describes a problem of training and personality development of adolescents as regular Internet-users and, namely , social networkers. It discusses two commonly studied questions, concerning the use of data resources: children and young people in social networks and online technologies in teaching. The main aspects discussed in the article are: the issues related to modalities of development of communication skills, security, risk of adolescents’ Internet addiction and the role of social networking in training.

General Information

Keywords: networking, Internet, computer technology in education, ciber-psychology.

Journal rubric: Social Psychology

Article type: scientific article

For citation: Sorokina A.B. Internet in the lives of children and adolescents: problems and resources [Elektronnyi resurs]. Sovremennaia zarubezhnaia psikhologiia = Journal of Modern Foreign Psychology, 2015. Vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 45–64. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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