Chapter 1 Effect of Digital Technology on Adolescents

Rose, Nurul Naimah and Ishak, Aida Shakila and Sultan, Nor Hafizan Habib and Ismail, Fauziah and Fahrudin, Adi (2021) Chapter 1 Effect of Digital Technology on Adolescents. In: Impact and Role of Digital Technologies in Adolescent Lives. IGI Global Publisher, Pennsylvania, United State of America, pp. 1-18. ISBN 9781799883180

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Digital technology has become more advanced, and it is transforming human life rapidly. Not long ago, digital technology was only meant for adults in the working environment. Nowadays, the assimilation of technology has transformed our lives into a new digital culture across all ages. The adolescent has to keep up with the current trend in digital technology as they use it as a platform for education, entertainment, social, as well as sport. Technology use among adolescents has so many positive sides such as virtual classrooms, widening social circles, and increasing visual reasoning. Apart from that, it also increases creativity and improves technical skills and self-esteem. INTRODUCTION Recent development in digital technology has heightened the need for our society to carefully examine the effects among adolescents. Over a year, the world experiences a great change in the way of living due to the outbreak of covid-19 pandemic. At the early outbreak, people around the world were forced to undergone a movement control order and practise social distancing to minimize the spread of the virus infection. Thus, everyone needs to change their normal way of doing things by utilizing the digital technology in almost all aspects of lives. Digital technology help them to go through their lives such as

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
Divisions: Faculty of Social and Political Sciences > S1 Social Welfare Science / Ilmu Kesejahteraan Sosial
Depositing User: Prof Dr Adi Fahrudin
Date Deposited: 25 Dec 2021 13:19
Last Modified: 25 Dec 2021 13:19

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