Get Involved: Enter the Digital Universe of Your Tween/Teen

Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Building 76, 156
500 MAIN ST, Cambridge, MA 02139

Presenter: Jill Walsh, Ph.D., M.P.A.; Researcher and Lecturer, Boston University

It’s no secret that digital technology and social media have an impact on our tweens and teens. But in what ways and to what effects? Why are they always on their phones? And what exactly is going on with Fortnite?

This seminar will outline the landscape of tween and teen digital media use, and provide insights for parents trying to navigate this world with them. Parents will leave understanding what draws their children to the digital space, and how to engage in productive conversations about technology consumption.

Event Type

Conferences/Seminars/Lectures

Events By Interest

General

Events By Audience

MIT Community, Students, Alumni, Faculty, Staff

Cost

Free

Department
Human Resources Department
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