This research activity, known as Growing Up Digital (GUD) Alberta, is being led by the Alberta Teachers' Association in partnership with faculty from Harvard Medical School and School of Public Health and researchers from the University of Alberta.
GUD Alberta is a comprehensive and long-term study of the scope of physical, mental and social consequences of digital technologies in areas such as exercise, homework, identity formation, distraction, cognition, learning, nutrition and sleep quality/quantity.
This voluntary survey should take no more than 10 minutes and is to be completed on or before December 21, 2015. This research study has been approved by the Research Ethics Board at the University of Alberta. To participate, please follow the survey link below:
The Association would appreciate if you could support the profession by participating in a provincial research survey on the impact of digital technologies on the health, development and learning of Alberta’s children and youth.