scientific conference of lau
Title Training in Cybersecurity in Interaction with Parents in Kindergarten
Author Svetlana G. Shabas
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DOI 10.35853/UfH-RMP-2019-SP03
Section Social Psychology
Year Index UDK 373.2:004 Pages 246–253
Abstract In modern conditions of overall informatization, the majorities of children of older pre-school age actively use gadgets and have access to the Internet. However, just one-fourth of parents demonstrate concerns about digital security. That is why the issues associated with cybersecurity training in preschool education, legislative regulation in ensuring the security and development of children in a digital environment are relevant for present-day pre-school education. The study was based on the activities carried out by teachers and psychologists of the methodology association of the Leninsky district of Yekaterinburg. The methods used in the study involved observations, the analysis of information obtained through counseling and psychological checks, interviews, surveys of instructors and specialists dealing with parents in kindergarten. As a result, we revealed the problems with digital competence among all the participants of the process of upbringing and education and defined the impact of parents on the formation of digital literacy. Of special interest is a new position when the modern parent is given a “relief” from a child with the help of gadgets, which calls for family psychological support on pre-schoolers’ secure use of digital technologies. The main task of working with parents is to shape perceptions of the problems associated with free contacts of the child with information technologies and the necessity to control digital information received by the child.
  • cybersecurity
  • pre-school age
  • interaction with parents
For citation Shabas SG. Training in Cybersecurity in Interaction with Parents in Kindergarten. In: Zaks LA, Semitko AP, Mitsek SA, et al. (еds.) Russian Man and Power in the Context of Dramatic Changes in Today’s World: Collection of academic papers from the 21st Russian scientific-practical conference (with international participation) (Yekaterinburg, April 12–13, 2019). Yekaterinburg: Liberal Arts University – University for Humanities; 2019. p. 246–253. Available from: doi:10.35853/UfH-RMP-2019-SP03.
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Submitted 20.06.2019
Accepted 08.08.2019