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Designing cultural probes for children

Wyeth, Peta & Diercke, Carla (2006) Designing cultural probes for children. In Proceedings of the 20th Conference of the Computer-Human Interaction Special Interest Group (CHISIG) of Australia on Computer-Human Interaction : Design : Activities, Artefacts and Environments, ACM, Sydney, Australia, pp. 385-388.

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Abstract

This paper reports on the challenges faced during the design and deployment of educationally-focused cultural probes with children. The aim of the project was to use cultural probes to discover insights into children's interests and ideas within an educational context. The deployment of a cultural probe pack with children aged between 11 and 13 has demonstrated the method's effectiveness as a tool for design inspiration. Children's responses to the cultural probe have provided a valuable insight into the attributes of successful probe activities, the nature of contextual information which may be gathered and the limitations of the method.

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ID Code: 41351
Item Type: Conference Paper
Keywords: Children, cultural probes, educational technology
DOI: 10.1145/1228175.1228252
ISBN: 1595935452
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300) > Educational Technology and Computing (130306)
Divisions: Past > Schools > Computer Science
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2006 the author(s) and CHISIG
Deposited On: 20 Apr 2011 09:11
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2011 23:52

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