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topic is debatable as there are pros and cons of watching television, but by watching adult programs, children are liable to commit sexually inapt activities or violence. Such programs do not hold any intrinsic worth. However, prohibiting children from watching such programs generate curiosity and revulsion thereby making children delinquent. Convincingly, parental judgment is required to inculcate wisdom for decision making outlook. Such attitude provides significant social benefit. Observing acts of violence or sex hampers the cognitive psychological development in so doing, children become desensitized for such actions.
Watching TV for hours together everyday diverts interest of children, they keep pondering about the acts they saw on the television, consequently they are likely to be less active, perform less physical work, read only a few books or hardly they manage to finish their homework or study schedule, likely to be overweight and have poor grades in school. In the modern society violence, race, sexuality, gender, alcohol and drug abuse, attitudes and overwhelming behaviors are prevailing, similar situations are displayed in the television programs to a greater scope and magnitude which are perceived as "safe and acceptable" by the children. Parents should keep a check on children while they are watching television programs, they should encourage discussions with children and should mention positive behavior encompassing friendship, co-operation and concern. Parents should discuss personal and family values that relate to the television program including the consequences of violence being displayed. Parents must discuss the impact of advertisements and purchasing, and should encourage children to involve in hobbies and sports
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Subject: Family and consumer science Topic: Essay exam Name_______________________________ Essay #1 - After reading the "Schools" chapter/notes, here you have the opportunity to list 10 ways to improve the effectiveness of education for the average child from preschool to college (two innovations for each level of education, four for college.
Just like any other program the mentoring and induction process is faced by numerous challenges that have to be curbed to ensure the whole process is successful. Numerous studies have been conducted in relation to induction and mentoring. Eggen et al. (2005) explains that for an individual to be successful in life they need to have a good support system and a good mentor who is dedicated and committed to guide and advise them.
The author insists that many of the ill effects of TV viewing on children are unintentional offshoots of programs intended to entertain a wider segment of the viewing audience, targeting particularly adults. However, there is a narrower market segment which focuses on commercial broadcasting for the purpose of educating young children.
Violence on Television Increases Violence in Children In Little Colorado, two armed teenagers with semiautomatic weapons and explosives first killed 13 people at Columbine High school on April 20, 1999 and then took their own lives. This is not the only instance of carnage, rather it was followed by a series of unfortunate incidents of violence, a 15 year old wounded six students in a Georgia High school, a teacher was shot dead by a seventh grader in a middle school in Florida; and a fifteen year old boy opened fire at a high school in Santee, Columbia killing two students and injuring 13 others in March 2001.
Over 90 years television has been present in our homes. Almost every day we somehow contact with it at home, in a shop window, in an airport terminal or elsewhere. I dare say it became a habit to watch television at least once a day. Television has become a member of our families.
In the contemporary world, the amount of sexually explicit programs on both public and commercial television has increased enormously and there have been important studies on the nature and results of such explicit sexual programs on television. Dale Kunkel, Kristie M.
It is up to the parents to decide what their child watches and control the amount of time he/she spends watching television.
The Child Development Institute says that children viewing violence on television is not a good idea. The Institute claims that research has proven that such exposure causes children to be less sensitive to the pain and suffering of others; makes them aggressive and more fearful of the world around them; and provides them with an unrealistic sense of the true amount of violence that exists in the real world.
Every one desires to be part of it, in one way or the other.
Apart from entertainment, media has a certain amount of social responsibilities to fulfill, as its impact can mould societies. It directly affects and addresses numerous social issues through airing public opinions and work of different social organizations.
Infrequent opposing outlooks are provided, such as the claims of Fowles (1999) that such violent scenes serve as liberating instances for the viewer, despite of age, “fantasy mayhem on the television screen—sometimes in the form of cartoons