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Technological Intervention for Moral Education Among Teenagers: A Review

  • Sitti Hutari MulyaniEmail author
  • Billy Hendrik
  • Muhammad Reza Putra
  • Gushelmi
  • Emil Naf’an
  • Nazlena Mohamad Ali
  • Khaidzir Ismail
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10645)

Abstract

A good child is a dream for every family. Good moral education will encourage children to think and understand about what is allowed or forbidden things. A child who has a good education will be able to manage the management of emotions and the formation of his character. The main purpose of this study is to provide an alternative moral education in children, especially adolescents. Today’s teenage morale is much damaged by juvenile delinquency as it happens and viral in social media, smoking behavior, dating, pre marital sex, piercing, taking drugs and things that violate the prevailing norms. Not all children get a good moral education from home or school. It requires effective moral education with technological intervention in improving and shaping the stage of moral development. Technology can not be separated from adolescents and greatly influence in adolescent moral formation. The positive actions they choose will help improve their attitude. Teens who have a good moral education in their social life will become more independent, and parents can give them the authority to choose more and act according to their choice. Moral education is the most important part in the stage of moral development of adolescents who are planted early on. The stage of moral development is divided into 3 levels: Conventional Level, Conventional Level and Post-Conventional Level. This research is more directed to developmental psychology and technological psychology. Interpersonal communication is the most important part in determining the outcome. The study concludes by suggesting a number of practical and theoretical recommendations for all related elements.

Keywords

Moral education Technological intervention Teenagers 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sitti Hutari Mulyani
    • 1
    • 4
    Email author
  • Billy Hendrik
    • 2
    • 4
  • Muhammad Reza Putra
    • 3
    • 4
  • Gushelmi
    • 3
    • 4
  • Emil Naf’an
    • 2
    • 4
  • Nazlena Mohamad Ali
    • 2
  • Khaidzir Ismail
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty Social Sciences and HumanitiesUniversiti Kebangsaan MalaysiaBangiMalaysia
  2. 2.Institute Visual InformaticUniversiti Kebangsaan MalaysiaBangiMalaysia
  3. 3.Faculty of Information Science and TechnologyUniversiti Kebangsaan MalaysiaBangiMalaysia
  4. 4.Universitas Putra Indonesia “YPTK”PadangIndonesia

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