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SmallTalk: Using Tangible Interactions to Gather Feedback from Children

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SmallTalk: Using Tangible Interactions to Gather Feedback from Children
Gathering opinions from young children is challenging and different methods have been explored. In this paper we investigated how tangible devices can be used to gather feedback from children in the context of a theater performance. We introduce SmallTalk, a tangible survey system designed for use within a theater space to capture what children, aged 4 to 9, thought of a live performance they had just seen. We describe how the system was designed to build on previous feedback methods that had been tried; while at the same time meeting the constraints of the challenging theater context. We present results from seven deployments of SmallTalk and based on these we briefly discuss its value as a method for evaluating the theater performance. We then look at how the results validated the system design and present several design implications that more generally relate to tangible feedback systems for children. Author Keywords Tangible interaction; Opinion gathering; Design for children; Des...
Sarah Gallacher, Connie Golsteijn, Yvonne Rogers,
Added 10 Apr 2016
Updated 10 Apr 2016
Type Journal
Year 2016
Where TEI
Authors Sarah Gallacher, Connie Golsteijn, Yvonne Rogers, Licia Capra, Sophie Eustace
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