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Children Online: Research and Evidence

Understanding theory: How to develop theory?

Theory tells us where to look and how to interpret what we are finding. The field of children’s digital lives is very multidisciplinary, so it’s important to reflect on the assumptions we bring, the concepts and language we use and the priorities we give to the evidence and arguments.

To help you get comfortable with understanding and developing theory about children’s digital lives, we share some resources for guidance and inspiration.

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Key areas of children’s digital lives

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