Sabina Savadova

Thesis working title: Exploring parental agency and preschool-aged children's interactions with technology at home: A comparative study of Georgia and Azerbaijan. 

This comparative research study aims to explore the role of parents in the use of technology by preschool-aged children in Georgia and Azerbaijan by looking at perceptions, attitudes and aspirations of parents towards technology use at home. The researcher will also observe children's interactions and learning practices with technology at home alone, or in the presence of their parents/caregivers.  

Supervisors: Professor Lydia Plowman and Dr Holly Linklater


Research Interests 
children and technology
game-based learning
the role of technology in young children's play and learning at home
parents' and caregivers' role in the use of technology by preschool-aged children
early childhood education