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Presentation by Visiting Professor, Yan Deng

Thu., Oct. 27, 2016 9:30 a.m. - Thu., Oct. 27, 2016 11:00 a.m.

Internet Addiction in Adolescents

Date: Thursday, October 27
Time: 9:30AM – 11:00AM
Location: Research and Innovation Centre 209 (RIC 209)

We welcome you to attend a presentation by Dr. Yan Deng, Visiting Professor at the University of Regina.

Dr. Yan Deng is an Assistant Professor at Marxism College, Hunan University in China. She is a master tutor of ideological and political education, and has been engaged in education for four years. Recently, she shows great research interest in adolescent network addiction.

The synopsis of the presentation is as follows:

“On the basis of previous studies and through the rational analysis of my practical experience on domestic and foreign internet addiction research, I will discuss the revolution of internet addiction. In particular, I will emphasize present situations in adolescents, whilst referring to the adolescent internet addition related concept. Furthermore, I will conduct an in-depth analysis on the causes of adolescent internet addiction, according to external environmental factors. Finally, I will introduce the “Trinity” internet addiction external integrated monitoring mechanism, which involves three aspects: family, school, and society. Through researching this theory of youth internet addiction, I will promote research practice of adolescent internet addiction.”


Refreshments will be provided! We look forward to seeing you at the presentation.