Teenagers talking about technologies: designing technology to reduce teen energy use

Bell, Beth, Toth, Nicola, Read, Janet C., Horton, Matthew, Fitton, Daniel, Little, Linda, Beale, Russell and Guo, Yukang (2013) Teenagers talking about technologies: designing technology to reduce teen energy use. In: CHI 2013 (ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems), 27 April – 2 May 2013, Paris.

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Abstract

This paper describes the methodology through which a set of guidelines that inform the design and development of energy-use reduction technologies for teenagers were created. The presented research forms part of a wider project that aims to design, develop and evaluate mobile solutions to change teen attitudes and behavior to energy consumption. In order to understand how to approach the design of technologies that reduce teen electricity consumption, researchers engaged teenagers in a comprehensive user-centered evaluation of relevant existing prototypes. The evaluation feedback was used to generate a set of seven guidelines that will inform the design and development of future energy-reduction devices for teenagers as part of the final stages of this overall research project.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Subjects: C800 Psychology
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > School of Life Sciences > Psychology
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Depositing User: Nicola Toth
Date Deposited: 16 Dec 2013 12:44
Last Modified: 16 Mar 2016 03:12
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/14824

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