ABSTRACT- Virtual Immersion Drowns Holistic Development explores current published research offering consideration of the positive and negative attributes of Computer Enhanced Virtual Online Recreation, Discretionary Screen Time, Internet Addiction Disorder, systemic child & family development, child development, video game rating and sales practices, varieties of available age appropriate game scenarios, pro social interaction, first person shooter identity, school violence and computer recreation use in educational settings. Discussion of parental role modeling, daily recommended allowance of gaming, definitions of pathological use, a review of computer addiction research, gambling by children, alternatives to video as entertainment, and lack of physical activity. Presentation and discussion of the Carr Multi-Dimensional Skills Development Model (MDSDM) is addresses Discretionary Screen Time (DST) and Massive Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games interfering with holistic experience and integrative personality development.
|Publisher:||David Carr, MA|
|File size:||165 KB|
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As a previously experienced adjudicated youth counselor in a national wilderness program, and home based family stabilization clinician, my interest in systemic relationships has been a cornerstone of my life. I enjoy research and teaching that may help people optimize their life experiences. As a licensed fiduciary agent in the Southern Connecticut real estate services industry since 1996, I have earned a living helping buyers and investors evaluate and acquire the best property for their needs for a specific life stage investment objective. My commitment to a Sustainable Future calls me to work as a Regional Manager at newengland.eco-smart.com, offering state of the art energy saving and resource preservation technology. I am a Trained Assistant Scoutmaster and Instructor in the Boys Scouts, and an active Inland Wetland Commissioner since 1999. Call me at my Office - 203-654-2905 .