In the Press

Media Literacy in Early Childhood Report featured in Britannica Article
TEC Center's newly released Media Literacy in Early Childhood Report is features in the Britannica for Parent article, "Zoo Animals Escape! A Lesson in Media Literacy". Read more →
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May 19, 2020
TEC Center’s Director Publishes Britannica for Parents Article
TEC Center’s director and Erikson Institute’s Associate Professor, Alexis Lauricella, PhD, wrote the Britannica for Parents article, “The Concept of ‘Screen Time Is No Longer Relevant”. Read more →
April 22, 2020
TEC Center’s Director Featured in CNN
TEC Center's director and Erikson Institute's Associate Professor, Alexis Lauricella, PhD, is featured in the CNN article, "Coronavirus forces parents to change screen time plans". Read more →
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December 12, 2019
TEC Center’s Director Featured in Gazette Chicago
Alexis Lauricella, PhD, director of the TEC Center, is featured in the Gazette Chicago article by David Warren, UIC lecture focuses on social media and mental health Read more →
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September 10, 2018
TEC Center survey featured in New York Times
Erikson's Technology in Early Childhood Center's 2016 survey is featured in the New York Times article, "How to Limit Kids' Tech Use" by Melanie Pinola. Find more info on the article and the survey here. Read more →
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