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Digital play, iPad Apps and Young Children's Development

Conference Paper


Abstract


  • This poster presents part of a larger research1 which aims to understand young children’s

    digital play in relation to their imaginative play - a major force of psychological

    development in the early years. The poster will be of interest to DiGRA/FDG audience as

    it focuses their attention on the need for theoretical and research based criteria to appraise

    developmentally sound apps suitable for preschoolers (3-5 years of age).

Publication Date


  • 2016

Citation


  • Verenikina, I., Kervin, L. & Rivera, M. Selina. (2016). Digital play, iPad Apps and Young Children's Development. Proceedings of 1st International Joint Conference of DiGRA and FDG

Abstract


  • This poster presents part of a larger research1 which aims to understand young children’s

    digital play in relation to their imaginative play - a major force of psychological

    development in the early years. The poster will be of interest to DiGRA/FDG audience as

    it focuses their attention on the need for theoretical and research based criteria to appraise

    developmentally sound apps suitable for preschoolers (3-5 years of age).

Publication Date


  • 2016

Citation


  • Verenikina, I., Kervin, L. & Rivera, M. Selina. (2016). Digital play, iPad Apps and Young Children's Development. Proceedings of 1st International Joint Conference of DiGRA and FDG