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An Exploration of Preschool and Early School Age Children's Patterns of Television Viewing and Reading Behaviour in the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children

Willson, Jeanine


Even with a wide variety of media platforms available, young children still spend a large proportion of their leisure time viewing television. It has been argued that time spent viewing displaces time for reading. For television viewing time to displace reading time two assumptions need to be met. The first assumption is that children who are not viewing would read. The second assumption is that there is a 'zero-sum' relationship between time for reading and viewing, so that increases in...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d7a2604d801d


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