Digitally distracted parents Name Institution Professor Course Date Abstract Advancement in technology has offered many opportunities for engagement in the family life. Parenting has been made it easier because there is access of parenting advice through the internet. However excessive use of technology like smartphones has effects on parenting because they cause parental distractions. They reduce the time for engagement between a perent and a child hence increasing the risk for injury. This study tries to connect the harm of using phone in parenting. Introduction Technology is so invasive. People feel hard to put down their phones during some circumstances. Spending much time on phones can be detrimental to children. At the park you can find some parents on phone while their children are playing. The focus of these parents to their children is impossible because they stay on phone which is bombarded with so many messages and alerts. Parenting: How Social Media Affects Parent-Child Attachment. Coleman P. K. (2003). Perceptions of parent‐child attachment social self‐efficacy and peer relationships in middle childhood. Infant and Child Development 12(4) 351-368. Dishion T. J. & McMahon R. J. (1998). Parental monitoring and the prevention of child and adolescent problem behavior: A conceptual and empirical formulation. Clinical child and family psychology review 1(1) 61-75. Palsson C. (2014). That Smarts!: smartphones and child injuries. Department of Economics Yale. Rosen L. D. Cheever N. A. & Carrier L. M. (2008). The association of parenting style and child age with parental limit setting and adolescent MySpace behavior. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology 29(6) 459-471. Rosen L. & Samuel A. (2015). Conquering Digital Distraction. Harvard Business Review 110-113. Wartella E. Rideout V. Lauricella A. J. & Connell S. L. (2014). Parenting in the age of digital technology: A national survey (revised). Center on Media and Human Development School of Communication Northwestern University. [...]
6-10 page (not including title and reference page) research proposal including: (2) introduction, purpose, and rationale; (3) literature review/conceptual framework (point to current discussions, controversies, gaps, and unanswered questions and how your study might address these issues); (4) research questions; (5) proposed methodology, protocol, and logistics; (6) results; use the data you’ve collected so far through your fieldnotes, interviews, etc. as the beginning of your results section. Feel free to use this data to further hypothesize your findings. See Tracy, chapter five, for details. 7) conclusions and implications. For this final section give a summary of what your data means, reiterate why the findings so far are signifcant, and explain how this data and the future study in this area would contribute to the literature you’ve discussed in section 3. See Tracy, chapter twelve, for details. Make sure you have an APA-formatted reference page for all works cited in your literature review and elsewhere throughout the paper as needed. You should have a minimum of 7-10 scholarly, academic sources. In other words, work from scholarly communication journals or textbooks. Blogs, online resources, etc will not be given credit.