Allison druin the design of children's technology books

President and congress on issues concerning library access and use. From understanding user needs, to developing and evaluating these technologies, the lab s faculty, staff, and students have been leading the way in hci research and teaching. Allison druin is assistant professor at the university of maryland, both in the institute for advanced computer studies and the college of education in the department of human development. Druin, for example, advocates that childrens software should promote social engagement, offer suitable challenges, and enable children to be in control of their own learning druin, 1996. Children are one of the largest new user groups of mobile t. Hilary hutchinson how do i find blue books about dogs. Allison druin, chief futurist, university of maryland division of research, codirector future of information alliance. Page ii the design of children s technology, edited by allison druin the usability engineering lifecycle. Using technology to expand childrens access to books from around the world aasl 2005 national conference pittsburgh, pa, usa. Mobile technology for children 1st edition elsevier. Allison druin is an american computer scientist who studies humancomputer interaction, and digital libraries, particularly focusing on childrens use of educational technology. Children and technology download ebook pdf, epub, tuebl, mobi. Druin is also an associate professor at the university of maryland.

From understanding user needs, to developing and evaluating these technologies, the labs faculty, staff, and students have been leading the way in hci research and teaching. Home browse by title books the design of childrens technology children as our. Studying educational technology well discuss cuban s influential history of classroom technology 19201986 as well as the summary study of the apple classrooms of tomorrow project. Allison druin keynote address international conference on technology and education research griffith university queensland, australia. Allison druin is assistant professor at the university of maryland, both in the. The role of children in the design of new technology umd. Beginning a discussion about kids, technology, and design.

The hcil has a long, rich history of transforming the experience people have with new technologies. Druin, a the role of children in the design of new technology. Compiled by a leading authority in the field of childr. Dania bilal from the university of tennessee follows with her article, which focuses the discussion on childrens information seeking and the design of digital interfaces in the affective paradigm. It presents innovative methods, techniques, and ideas, making this a unique resource for developers of children s software. Learning, play, piaget, differences by age and gender design for kidscovers it all. The recommended reading, allison druins the design of childrens technology, includes articles concerned with both evaluation and research.

Children as our technology design partners allison j druin profile image allison druin. This work was done as part of the international childrens digital library icdl project in order to explore and discover new directions for the development of digital library interfaces for children ages 3. This paper reports on an adaption of the existing popouttext and cleartext display techniques to mobile phones. Buy the design of children s technology morgan kaufmann series in interactive technologies by allison druin isbn. Druin is the editor of the design of children s technology and coauthor of designing. The project plans to develop a digital library of 10,000 childrens books. This page links you to information about allison druin at the university of maryland. After each of the many design activities, children were asked to reflect with drawings andor writing in a bound paper journal. As the project concluded in the third year, the childrens journals were analyzed and four constructs emerged from the data. Success cases, emerging methods and realworld context, edited by marianne rudisill. Allison druin is a professor in the college of information studies ischool with an appointment in the humancomputer interaction lab hcil. Compiled by a leading authority in the field of childrens technology, this book. Childrens perspectives on ethical issues surrounding their past involvement on a participatory design team.

Designing for interaction and learning morgan kaufmann series in interactive technologies druin, allison on. The design of childrens technology interactive technologies druin, allison on. The role of children in the design of new technology. Buy designing multimedia environments for children papcdr by allison druin, cynthia solomon isbn. Success cases, emerging methods and realworld context, edited. The design of childrens technology interactive technologies. Learning, play, piaget, differences by age and genderdesign for kidscovers it all.

In particular, based on work in developing nations, i discuss ways in which technologies can be potentially disruptive to cultural, educational, or technological systems that children inhabit. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Studying educational technology well discuss cubans influential history of classroom technology 19201986 as well as the summary study of the apple classrooms of tomorrow project. Home browse by title books the design of childrens technology children as our technology design partners. A practitioner s handbook for user interface design, by deborah j. Icdl presentations international childrens digital. The first focuses on the design process, and covers issues such as the role of usability, children as designers, and the role of the researcher in design. Allison druin adapted various participatory design and field research approaches such as contextual inquirydesign 4 and insitu low fidelity prototyping 5,6 to create the cooperative inquiry approach for designing new technologies with children 1,2,3. The role of children in the design of new technology taylor. Mobile technologies offer novel opportunities for children to express themselves incontext, seamlessly, without disrupting the flow of their formal learning. The first is the design of childfriendly user interfaces to support online interaction and. It explains the design rationale for a freely available iphone application to read books from the international childrens digital library.

Jade alburo, anita komlodi, jenny preece, allison druin. Bederson and alex quinn and allison druin, title designing the reading experience for scanned multilingual picture books on mobile phones, booktitle in proceedings of the 9th acmieeecs joint conference on digital libraries, year 2009, pages 305308, publisher acm. The design of children s technology interactive technologies druin, allison on. Buy the design of children s technology by allison druin editor online at alibris. Technologys inner child using traditional crafts materials to explore their ideas, elementaryschool students help allison druin 87 design educational technologies that speak to kids. Compiled by a leading authority in the field of children s technology, this book brings together current discussions of how and why new technologies are being designed. Bederson, ann weeks, allison farber, jesse grosjean, mona leigh guha, juan pablo hourcade, juhyun lee. Bederson and alex quinn and allison druin, title designing the reading experience for scanned multilingual picture books on mobile phones, year. Druin is also an associate professor at the university of. Children as our technology design partners the design of. These challenges include selecting and processing books from different countries, handling and presenting multiple languages simultaneously, and addressing cultural differences. Allison druin university of maryland, college park, md. Page ii the design of childrens technology, edited by allison druin the usability engineering lifecycle. As the project concluded in the third year, the children s journals were analyzed and four constructs emerged from the data.

The second part is devoted to the stories of educators who work with children using these devices, exploring new. Icdl presentations international childrens digital library. The research program will develop a largescale digital archive of childrens literature and explore problems in technology for access and use by children, and in rights management. The design of childrens technology by allison druin. Children are one of the largest new user groups of mobile technology from phones to microlaptops to electronic toys. International childrens digital library foundation a nonprofit corporation.

The errors and frustrations of young digital library users hcii 2005 conference las vegas, nv, usa. The design of childrens technology morgan kaufmann. This site is like a library, use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Allison druin, who i consider the seminal hci researcher in children and.

Mobile technology for children by allison druin, 9780123749000, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. Many of the issues in adult communities are important in the design of childrens technology. Home browse by title books the design of children s technology. This may in part be due to the traditional power structure of the allknowing adult and the alllearning child, where young.

Browse the amazon editors picks for the best books of 2019, featuring our. Allison druin adapted various participatory design and field research approaches such as contextual inquiry design 4 and insitu low fidelity prototyping 5,6 to create the cooperative inquiry approach for designing new technologies with children 1,2,3. Design for kids rosenfeld media user experience books. Mobile technology for children brings together contributions from leaders in industry, nonprofit organizations, and academia to offer practical solutions for the design and the future of mobile technology for children. These products are both lauded and criticized, especially when it comes to. This volume covers issues that should be considered when the ultimate users of the technology will be children. The first focuses on the design process, and covers issues such as the role of usability, children as designers, and the role of. The challenges encountered in building the international childrens digital library icdl, a freely available online library of childrens literature are described.

International children s digital library foundation a nonprofit corporation. The need has never been greater to understand how these technologies are being designed and to evaluate their impact worldwide. Druin is the editor of the design of childrens technology and coauthor of designing multimedia environments. The interaction design foundation is a 17yearold nonprofit community founded in denmark. Brenna mcnally, mona leigh guha, matthew louis mauriello, allison druin. Allison druin of university of maryland, college park, md umd, umcp, university of maryland college park read 208 publications contact allison druin.

The four roles that children may have in the design of new. The recommended reading, allison druin s the design of children s technology, includes articles concerned with both evaluation and research. The design of children s technology interactive technologies. These products are both lauded and criticized, especially when it comes to their role in education and learning.

This study describes how elementary school students search for and select books using a digital library. When is the last time you read a book that you told all your friends to read. Children and technology download ebook pdf, epub, tuebl. National commission on libraries and information science, where she helps to advise the u. Exploring new technologies for learning opens with contributions from leading designers and researchers, each offering a unique perspective into the challenge of developing robots specifically for children. The international childrens digital library was initially launched in november 2002 under the direction of university of maryland computer science professor dr. Designing the reading experience for scanned multilingual. Description and analysis of first use allison druin, benjamin b. Designing for interaction and learning morgan kaufmann series in interactive technologies by druin, allison isbn.

All content in this area was uploaded by allison druin on feb 22, 20. Defining customercentered systems, by hugh beyer and karen holztblatt human computer interface design. This chapter describes the role of mobile technologies in childrens technological ecologies. Children are one of the largest new user groups of mobile technology from phones to. Mar 16, 2009 her recent work has focused on developingwith children as her design partnersnew robotic storytelling technologies. Jan 27, 2000 studying educational technology well discuss cuban s influential history of classroom technology 19201986 as well as the summary study of the apple classrooms of tomorrow project. Allison druin and in collaboration with researchers from other fields, such as information studies, art, psychology, and education, in order to better understand childrens online.

Developing digital libraries for children with children1 allison druin2 at the university of maryland, an interdisciplinary team of researchers from information studies, computer science, education, art, and psychology worked with seven children ages seven to eleven to design a new digital library for children. The pis will address two closely linked technical challenges. Citeseerx document details isaac councill, lee giles, pradeep teregowda. Mar 02, 2005 technologys inner child using traditional crafts materials to explore their ideas, elementaryschool students help allison druin 87 design educational technologies that speak to kids. She is a professor emerita at the university of maryland, college park and associate provost for research and strategic partnerships at the pratt institute. Her recent work has focused on developingwith children as her design partnersnew robotic storytelling technologies. Designing for interaction and learning morgan kaufmann series in interactive technologies. Click download or read online button to get children and technology book now. That very same year, she established kidsteam at the hcil. As someone intensely interested in patterns of human behavior and technology, i am so thrilled that debra wrote this book. Allison druin information visualization for searching and browsing.

Dania bilal from the university of tennessee follows with her. Over the last 20 years, druins hcil research has extensively focused on developing new technologies for children. Taxen, gustav, druin, allison, fast, carina, kjellin, marita 2001. The child as learner, critic, inventor, and technology. Exploring new technologies for learning a book i coedited for morgan kaufmann, 2000 the design of childrens technology a book i edited for morgan kaufmann, 1999.

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