We want to invite you to collaborate with us in the exploration of online challenges and risk among youth.
Today, the intensive use and access to media technologies such internet and video games by our younger generations have brought us many new opportunities; but also, it represents new challenges in order to ensure the safety and healthy development of our youth. For this reason, we are interested in exploring the challenges and risks related to internet use among young people.
What is it?
It is a qualitative research about the challenges and risks related to internet use among young people. It is a final project for the course ‘Children, culture and globalization’ at the department of Child and Youth Studies at Stockholm University in Sweden.
What we are doing?
We are inviting parents and young people between the ages of 12 and 16 years old to an interview about your online experiences, focus in online challenges and risks. The interviews will be conducted by Angelica Ortiz, psychologist and Rawia Eltayeb, preschool teacher.
Who can participated?
Young people between ages 12 to 16 years old and as well as their parents.
We are mainly interested in the Swedish population living in Stockholm, Uppsala and Gävle area but, if you live in other part of Sweden or in other parts of the world we can arrange communication via internet, using Skype, MSN other communication software with you are familiar.
How we will do it?
Two individual interviews would conduct. One with the child and, another with a parent.
The interviews will be in English, although we speak and understand Swedish, and will need to be recorded. It may take 30-50 minutes with the youth and 30 – 60 minutes with the parent, at a location and time that is suitable for you always that you live in Stockholm, Uppsala and Gävle area.
The interviews with the students will take place at the school for their security and parents and teachers peace-of-mind.
We want to emphasize that you are guaranteed complete anonymity. All data will be decoded and your names will remain anonymous.
We intend to conduct these interviews in April and no later May 11th. The official result of this thesis will be presented at Stockholm University in the beginning of June 2009. The thesis is supervise by Karin Sandqvist.
Additional interviews can take place after this dates. If you would like to participate please contact us at: email@example.com
Please, don’t hesitate to contact us if you would like to take part in this interview or if you have any further questions.
Also, we would be very thankful if you could recommend to us anyone you feel may be interested in participating.
Thank you for your interest and we look forward to meeting you!
Please, contact us at:
firstname.lastname@example.org 0763165406 Skype: ‘cyberpsyke’