INTERNET – A NEW ENVIRONMENT FOR LIFE AND EDUCATION (?)
[INTERNET – NOVÉ PROSTREDI PRO ZIVOT A UCENI (?)]
The aim of this article is to shed some new light on questions of education considering changes in lifestyle of current young generations, for whom ICTs play an increasingly significant role.
The author presents results from questionnaire surveys, which have been conducted continuously since 2002. They expose the necessity of targeted information and media education in order to remedy the activities of children and youth in virtual environment and as such to become an effective tool for the prevention of negative consequences of virtual reality for the personal development of young people.
Information education, media education, virtual reality, Internet, cyberspace, Net Generation, e-learning, social networking