CHILDREN AND MASS MEDIA THE ROLE OF MASS MEDIA IN CHILDHOOD SOCIALIZATION

CHILDREN AND MASS MEDIA THE ROLE OF MASS MEDIA IN CHILDHOOD SOCIALIZATION (A CASE STUDY OF UNIVERSITY PRIMARY SCHOOL ENUGU AND OBIAGU PRIMARY SCHOOL)

 

ABSTRACT

The study deals on children and mass media use: A study of the vote of mass media use in childhood socialization. It throws light on one of the most remarkable features in human development. This feature is the transformation of the child from a low, helpless and defenseless infant to a self fending adult, by the process of socialization. The study has five chapters which combined to explain better the ideas and evens of socialization of children. The first chapter laid foundation for other chapters that appeared in this study and gives a general overview of the study in a capsule form. Chapter two deals on view some textbooks which served as empirical support the various issues raised in the study. Chapter three deals on the research methodology population size, sample size research design, research instrument and method of data analysis. In the study the sample size fo100 children from University primary school and Abegg primary school, both n Enugu state were chosen. Sample random sampling system was used as the selection procedure. However, the research instrument was questionnaire, structured in easy and simple words and short sentences aid understanding. Chapter four deals on the statistical test of all the five hypotheses for their statistical significance while chapter five only based on conclusion and possible suggestions for further research.