Lesson 4 Children’s TV Watching: Young children and the moving image
Outline this lesson • Mini-Lecture: about children’s TV watching • Interview with children about TV • Swiss Family Robinson and Commercial(Cheerios) and children • Final comments
Assignment Interview a child about his/her TV watching: Interview a child aged 3 ~ 6 and ask him or her what is his/her favorite TV show, why he/ she likes it, how often he/she watches it, with whom, etc. Then write a paper about what you learned from this interview and what the interview tells you about the key question concerning young children and television (Is it good or bad for them? Are they active or passive viewers? etc). Your paper should be typed, 12pt. Font, double space. It should be between 1.5 and 3 pages long.