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ACMIDC
2010
8 years 8 months ago
vSked: an interactive visual schedule system for use in classrooms for children with autism
Children with autism often experience substantial challenges in understanding, structuring, and predicting the activities in their daily lives. The use of symbols to represent a s...
Michael T. Yeganyan, Meg Cramer, Lou Anne Boyd, Gi...
ACMIDC
2010
8 years 10 months ago
Make a Riddle and TeleStory: designing children's applications for the siftables platform
We present the design of Make a Riddle and TeleStory, educational applications developed on the Siftables platform for children aged 4-7 years. Siftables are hybrid tangible-g...
Seth Hunter, Jeevan J. Kalanithi, David Merrill
ACMIDC
2010
8 years 11 months ago
Querying and navigating a database of images with the magical objects of the wizard Zurlino
This work is part of a research targeted at experimenting the use of physical artifacts for the retrieval of multimedia information. Tangible interfaces
Fabio Pittarello, Riccardo Stecca
ACMIDC
2010
9 years 3 days ago
How do you play with a robotic toy animal?: a long-term study of Pleo
Pleo is one of the more advanced interactive toys currently available for the home market, taking the form of a robotic dinosaur. We present an exploratory study of how it was int...
Ylva Fernaeus, Maria Håkansson, Mattias Jaco...
ACMIDC
2010
9 years 3 days ago
A collaborative approach to the design and evaluation of an interactive learning tool for children with special educational need
We have developed an educational software tool (Aprendiendo) to reinforce the learning process of children with special educational needs. This tool makes use of a variety of inte...
Beatriz López-Mencía, David Dí...
ACMIDC
2010
9 years 1 months ago
Digital Technologies and Marginalized Youth
Marginalization threatens basic issues of fairness and equal opportunity for a significant portion of children around the n this extended abstract, we frame the problem of margina...
Juan Pablo Hourcade, Natasha E. Bullock-Rest, Heid...
ACMIDC
2010
9 years 1 months ago
Digital inclusion in Chilean in rural schools
This paper analyzes conditions for improving digital inclusion in Chilean rural schools, using a multidimensional definition of digital divide. Using qualitative and quantitative ...
Jaime Sánchez
ACMIDC
2010
9 years 2 months ago
Mobile collaboration: collaboratively reading and creating children's stories on mobile devices
This paper discusses design iterations of Mobile Stories – a mobile technology that empowers children to collaboratively read and create stories. We present the design and discu...
Jerry Alan Fails, Allison Druin, Mona Leigh Guha
ACMIDC
2010
9 years 2 months ago
Teaching social competence: in search of design patterns
COSPATIAL is a multi-disciplinary project that is using collaborative virtual reality and tabletop devices for training social competence within the theoretical framework of Cogni...
Massimo Zancanaro, Eynat Gal, Sarah Parsons, Patri...
ACMIDC
2010
9 years 2 months ago
TeddIR: tangible information retrieval for children
Despite several efforts to make search engines more childfriendly, children still have trouble using systems that require keyboard input. We present TeddIR: a system using a tangi...
Michel Jansen, Wim Bos, Paul E. van der Vet, Theo ...
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