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Children are using technology intensively, and even more so in light of the pandemic. They consume a vast quantity and mind-boggling diversity of media content using a growing array of devices that connect seamlessly to the internet. What are the promises and pitfalls in children's technology use?

This talk will discuss the challenges parents face as they seek to provide guidance to their children even as the technology evolves rapidly. It will also touch on how parents can seek to effectively manage their children's media diets, with and without the help of technology. It will also highlight resources that can support parents and children.

We are privileged to have as our speaker - Singapore's leading expert on the social impact of technology, Prof Lim Sun Sun .

Join us on 7 Nov.

Speaker Profile

Professor Lim Sun Sun is Professor of Communication and Technology and Head of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences at the Singapore University of Technology and Design.

She has extensively researched the social impact of technology, focusing on technology domestication by families, workplace digital disruptions and public perceptions of smart city technologies.

She recently authored Transcendent Parenting - Raising Children in the Digital Age (Oxford University Press, 2020) and co-edited The Oxford Handbook of Mobile Communication and Society (Oxford University Press, 2020).

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