Education

“Our Children, Internet and Us” discussed at EMU

 

By Ahmet Abdulaziz ….

There is no doubt that the present era is internet era. Internet has become part and parcel of our daily lives. However, the same internet brings with itself a number of problems which directly affect all of us in a number of ways.

The Eastern Mediterranean University organised a panel to discuss how far the internet affects our daily lives, particularly the children. The panel was conducted by the Rector’s Office at the  Rauf Raif Denktaş Culture and Congress Center on the 9th of January 2019, at 18:00, Expert speakers informed the audience about important subjects during the event which had a large turnout.

EMU Faculty of Arts and Sciences Department of Psychology Chair Assoc. Prof. Dr. Fatih Bayraktar delivered a presentation entitled “Being a Mediator between the Child and Media”, Faculty of Communication Lecturers Assoc. Prof. Dr. Metin Ersoy delivered a presentation entitled “Social Media Literacy” and Assist. Prof. Dr. Aysu Arsoy talked about “Media and Reality”. Also, Social Media and Web Office Coordinator Dr. Raziye Nevzat made a presentation entitled “Social Media and New Occupations”, Computer Center Directorate Personnel Özlem Görkan Evre and School of Computing and Technology Lecturer Yeşim Kapsıl Çırak made a presentation entitled “Data Security”.

Panel moderator Dr. Raziye Nevzat stated that this panel is a start and they plan to hold this panel in all districts of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC).