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| Published: September 25, 2019

Perceptions of Teachers towards Children Usage of Electronic Gadgets

Sowmya ASL

PhD Scholar, Department of HDFS, Sri Padmavati Mahila Visvavidyalayam, Tirupati, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Manjuvani E

Professor, Department of HDFS, Sri Padmavati Mahila Visvavidyalayam, Tirupati, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.019/20190703

DOI: 10.25215/0703.019

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The purpose of this research paper is aimed to study the perceptions of teachers towards children usage of electronic gadgets. The sample comprised of sixty preschool teachers selected from private preschools situated in Hyderabad, Telangana State. The data was collected by using an interview schedule and preschool teachers were primary respondents. Results reveal that 78% of preschool teachers are aware of recommended screen time of preschool children whereas 22% of teachers are not aware. Teachers below 30 years have shown more positive perceptions on children gadget usage while above 30 year teaches raised concern about health issues. Similarly, undergraduate teachers have positive perceptions and postgraduate teachers expressed negative impact towards children usage of electronic gadgets. 
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ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.019/20190703

DOI: 10.25215/0703.019

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Published in   Volume 07, Issue 3, July-September, 2019

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