Interaction Design and Children

International Workshop

August 28-29 2002
Eindhoven University of Technology
The Netherlands





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Wednesday 28 August

Morning programme

 9:00 - 9:30 Coffee and registration
 9:30 - 9:45 Welcome
 9:45 - 10:30     Keynote talk: A. Druin, University of Maryland, USA
10:30 - 11:00 Break
11:00 - 12:30

Short presentations  Design cases: Innovating for and with children

Design for experience: The "Look, mamma!" experience
R. Hoenderdos, A. Vermeeren and M. Bekker
Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

Interaction design of a collaborative application for children
D. Grammenos and C. Stephanidis
Foundation for Research & Technology, Greece

Experiences of designing with children and teachers in the StoryStation project
J. Robertson, University of Edinburgh, UK

Case study: Designing with 'difficult' children
L. Gibson, P. Gregor and S. Milne
University of Dundee, UK

12:30 - 13:30 Lunch break


Afternoon Programme

13:30 - 14:00 Demo's and posters
14:00 - 15:00

Short presentations     Design Methodology: Involving children in design

An investigation of participatory design with children - Informant, balanced and facilitated design
J. Read, P. Gregory, S. MacFarlane, B. McManus, P. Gray and R. Patel
University of Central Lancashire, UK

Developing the 'Future Technology Workshop' method
G.N. Vavoula, M. Sharples and P.D. Rudman
University of Birmingham, UK

Designing with children: The video camera as an instrument of provocation
A.S.Iversen, University of Aarhus, Denmark

15:00 - 15:30     Break
15:30 - 17:00 Long presentations     Innovation informed by theory

Disappearing computer, emerging creativity: An educational environment for cooperative story building
F. Decortis, Université de Liège, Belguim
P. Marti, Università di Siena, Italy
C. Moderini, Domus Academy, Italy
A. Rizzo, Università di Siena, Italy
J. Rutgers, Philips Design, The Netherlands

Using 'tangibles' to promote novel forms of playful learning
S. Price, Y. Rogers and M. Scaife, University of Sussex, UK
D. Stanton and H. Neale, University of Nottingham, UK

Comics, programming, children, and narratives
M. Kindborg, Linköping University, Sweden

18.30 Drinks at the Dorint hotel, Eindhoven.
19.30 Workshop dinner at the Dorint hotel, Eindhoven


Thursday 29 August

Morning programme

 9:00 - 9:45 Keynote talk: J. Cassell, MIT Media Laboratory
 9:45 - 10.45

Short presentations     Multi-modal interfaces for children


Children are ready for speech technology - but is the technology ready for them?
A. Nicol, C. Casey and S. MacFarlane
University of Central Lancashire, England

An evaluation of digital cuddly toy museum guides
H. Sundholm and N. Dahlbäck
Linköping University, Sweden

Touch the sound
M. Breinbjerg, O. Caprani, L. Kramhøft and R.B. Lunding,
University of Aarhus, Denmark

10.45 - 11.00


11:00 - 13:00 Break, demo and poster session
11:00 - 13:00     Design session
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch break

Afternoon programme

14:00 - 15:30 Long presentations     Methodological issues of designing with children

KidReporter: A method for engaging children in making a newspaper to gather user requirements
M. Bekker, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
J. Beusmans, D. Keyson and P. Lloyd, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

Using peer tutoring in evaluating usability of physically interactive computer game with children
J. Höysniemi, University of Tampere, Finland
P. Hämäläinen and L. Turkki, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland

How to compare usability testing methods with children participants
P. Markopoulos and M. Bekker
Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands

15:30 - 15:45      Break
15:45 - 17:15 Long presentations      Interactive services and applications for children

How to attract early teens to your mobile network
E. Hamman and J.M. Hennessey
Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

The international children's digital library: Viewing digital books online
J.P. Hourcade, B.B. Bederson, A. Druin, A. Rose, A. Farber and Y. Takayama
University of Maryland, USA

Partnering with children to develop design guidelines for an interactive encyclopaedia
B. Sadler Takach and C. Varnhagen
University of Alberta, Canada