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“How Children Juggle School Work in a Digital World!"

Our lives and that of our children are saturated by digital media

In today's digital age, we're often online, dividing our focus across numerous tasks

As adults, we can find this bombardment challenging to manage

So how do children manage and perform important tasks, such as homework, within these multiple media environments?

Join us to find out!


Participation Information
This PhD study is looking to recruit primary school students and their parents who:
·       Who are in Grades 3, 4, 5 or 6 in 2024.
·       Children who display visual, auditory, intellectual, and physical abilities within the typical range for their age are invited to participate.

Where will the study take place?
·       The study will take place in our research labs located at our North Sydney campus.

What will the study involve?
·       Participation in the study will take approximately 1.5 hours.

Measuring task performance
A series of academically based questions will be presented to children on a digital device.

Child’s Behaviour
Parents will be asked to complete a series of online questions.
Children will be asked to complete a series of online questions assessing beliefs and attitudes around academic ability and performance.

Study Benefits
·       You will help us understand how children engage in a media environment and how aspects of behaviour and cognition may influence their academic and task performance.
·       As a small token of thanks, you will receive a gift voucher as well as reimbursement for parking or transport costs.

How to sign up
Please contact Ella Tremaine at  -, 0430 044 705 or click here for more information and complete the online consent form. Alternatively, complete the contact form provided on this page to reach out for more information.

This study has been approved by the ACU Human Research Ethics Committee

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