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Romania

EU Kids Online

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Contact:

Monica Barbovschi
Institute of Sociology,
Romanian Academy,
Bucharest
Tel: +40743576872
E-mail: moni.barbovski@gmail.com|
Telephone: +0743-576872

Monica Barbovschi 

monicab_100x133Monica Barbovschi, PhD, is an Associated Researcher at the Institute of Sociology, Romanian Academy and a Postdoctoral fellow at the Centre for Social and Educational Research of Dublin Institute of Technology. Her current research interests are in the area of ICT and children, sociology of childhood, rights-based policy approaches to children's play.Up to five areas of expertise: bullying, gender differences, parental mediation, pornography, internet use.

 

Bianca Fizeşan

Bianca Fizesan Bianca Fizeşanis a doctoral student at the Faculty of Sociology and Social Work of the Babeş-Bolyai University in Cluj, Romania. Her PhD thesis deals with digital divides among adolescents in Romania. Her current research interests are about new media and society, online identities, children's use of new digital technologies.

 

Eva Laszlo

LaszloEvaRo_100x123 Eva Laszlo is a doctoral student in sociology and teaching assistant at the Faculty of Sociology and Social Work, Department of Social Work, Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca. Her research is focused on domestic violence, sexual abuse and women trafficking.

 

 

Valentina Marinescu

VM_100x75Valentina Marinescu, PhD, is associate professor at the Faculty of Sociology and Social Work - Bucharest University (Bucharest, Romania). She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in media and society, and methods of researching mass communication. Her interests lie in media and communication studies in Eastern Europe, particularly in Romania, and gender studies.
Up to five areas of expertise: mass media, pornography, Internet, gender, methodology   

Gyöngyvér Tőkés

type=image;src=https://cms.lse.ac.uk/cms_files/LSE/media@lse/research/EUKidsOnline/ParticipatingCountries/Photos/tokesgyongy_75x100.JPG ;alt=GyöngyvéGyöngyvér Tőkés, PhD, is assistant professor at the Department of Applied Social Sciences, Sapientia University, Târgu Mureş. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in media and society, and methods of researching mass communication. Her research interest is in new media, especially in internet use and digital divide of youth in Romania. 

 

Anca Velicu

ancavelicu_100x75Anca Velicu, PhD in Sociology, (Children's Relationship with Television and NIT&C, University of Bucharest), is Senior Researcher at the Institute of Sociology, Romanian Academy. She is also a Researcher at the Media and New Technologies Studies Center, University of Bucharest. Her main interests include sociology of the media, uses of IT&C, children and the media.Up to five areas of expertise: ICT in schools, internet use, media literacy, (sexual and) violent content, digital generation.

National reports

Here we provide links to a summary of the EU Kids Online 2010 survey findings (European and national) in the national language, an internet safety guide for children in parents in the national language, national recommendations from the EU Kids Online findings for policy makers and stakeholders, and other national materials if available.

Summary of survey findings| 

National recommendations| 

Internet safety guide| 

Country Factsheet Romania|

Publications

Marinescu, V.  & Velicu, A. (In press, 2011) Uses of the Internet by children and youth. Results of the EU Kids Online II,| in N. Rilski" (Ed.)  Information and Communications Technology , Media and Education, Bulgaria.

Presentations

Velicu, A. &  Marinescu, V. (2010). Cyber bullying – a hidden danger. European perspectives from the EU Kids Online II. Project Presentation at the Conference: A changing world: Young people and risk in the online environment. NOVOTEL Bucharest, 25 November 2010.

English  |    Romanian|

In its use of the EU Kids Online data, the Romanian team has focused on specific aspects related to the second-level digital divide and uses of social media by young people. Two outputs are listed below:

1. Barbovschi, M., & Fizesan, B. (2013, forthcoming). Closing the gap, are we there yet? Reflections on the persistence of second-level digital divide in Central and Eastern Europe. In Ragnedda, M. & Muschert, G.W. (eds.). The Digital Divide: Social Inequality and the Internet in International Perspective. Routledge. Description of volume at: http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415525442/

2. Velicu, A. & Marinescu, V. (2013). Usage of Social Media by Children and Teenagers: Results of EU KIDS Online II. In Monica Patrut & Bogdan Patrut (eds.) Social Media in Higher Education: Teaching in Web 2.0. IGI Global, pp. 144-178. Available at: http://www.igi-global.com/book/social-media-higher-education/70774

Links

Romanian Insafe page: http://sigur.info/ |

Save the Children Romania: http://www.salvaticopiii.ro/?id2=0000#Home.html |

Law &Internet – Bogdan Manolea: http://legi-internet.ro/blogs/index.php |

Ministry of Communications and Information Society: http://www.mcsi.ro/Minister# |

Youth safe on the internet: http://www.safernet.ro/lectii/html/etusivu.htm |

Control Internet: http://www.controlinternet.ro/info/sfaturi-pentru-siguranta-online |

Survey questionnaires

The EU Kids Online fieldwork involved several questionnaires. First, a face to face interview with one parent. Second, a face to face interview with the child. Then a self-completion interview for sensitive questions, with one version for 9-10 year olds and one version for 11-16 year olds.

Romanian language

Questionnaire for parent|

Questionnaire for child|

Self-completion questionnaire for child (Children age 9-10)|

Self-completion questionnaire for child (Children age 11-16)|

Hungarian language

Questionnaire for parent|

Questionnaire for child|

Self-completion questionniare for child (Children age 9-10)|

Self-completion questionnaire for child (Children age 11-16)|

 

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