Answer in Psychology for Emmanuel Egbuagha #199362
The internet offers young people amazing opportunities to connect and learn, but it can also
expose them to content that is both age and developmentally unsuitable. Discuss five ways in
which learners can be protected from accessing inappropriate online material during the use of
internet as an educational research tool.
Protecting learners from inappropriate internet content
Installation of mature content filtering software us one of the way of protecting learners from inappropriate internet content. The software should be installed in the computer or phones used by the learners, and it wipes all inappropriate internet information like pornographic videos, etc. The use of the browser’ parental control is another effective way of regulating the kind of internet information accessed by the learners. Every browsing set e.g. Firefox, Google chrome, etc. have security features that enhances restriction against access of nudity, vulgar languages, etc. Keeping the eyes on the web as the learners explore the internet also bar them from accessing inappropriate internet content. The froth way is knowing different game ratings I your phone, ie, children should only be allowed to play games that are appropriate to their ages in phones and personal computers. Lastly, one should not leave the learners shop online on their own without guidance and supervision of a parent or a guardian because hey could explore that opportunity to access inappropriate.