A Comparison of Turkish and Greek Parental Mediation Strategies for Digital Games for Children During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Papadakis S., Gözüm A. İ. C., Kalogiannakis M., Kandır A.

in: STEM, Roboıics, Mobile Apps in Earl1, Childhood and Primary Educaıion, Stamatios Papadakis,Michail Kalogiannakis, Editor, Springer Nature, Zürich, pp.461-494, 2022

  • Publication Type: Book Chapter / Chapter Research Book
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Publisher: Springer Nature
  • City: Zürich
  • Page Numbers: pp.461-494
  • Editors: Stamatios Papadakis,Michail Kalogiannakis, Editor
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


While the pandemic atfects the whole world. identifying and comparing its effects in diflerent countries makes an essential contribution to the literature. This study aims to compare the mediation strategies of Greek and Turkish parents for the digital games played by children aged 48-72 months. Parental Mediation Strategies of Digital Games for Children (PMSDGC). developed in Turkey. ,ııas used in the study. According to Greek and Turkish participants. the validity and reliability study of the PMSDGC was redone in this study. Data were collected liom the data collection tooI wtose validity and reliability were deterrnined. The snıdy results showed significant differences by country in the mediation strategies used by Turkish and Greek parents for their children. According to parents playing digital games with their children during the pandemic, significant differences were forınd in the mediation strategy.