IoT Resources for Outdoor Play

Dylan, Thomas, Durrant, Abigail, Wood, Gavin, Vines, John and Lawson, Shaun (2019) IoT Resources for Outdoor Play. In: CHI EA '19: Extended Abstracts of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. ACM, New York, pp. 1-5. ISBN 9781450359719

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This position paper argues that IoT tool-kit resources can enable children to be experts of their own experience and create new kinds of outdoor play. We advocate for physical-digital designs and present various ways that children may be enabled to create digital interactions in play. In turn, we suggest that in-the-moment adaptions and direct-control can support social negotiation and emerging opportunities in open-ended play. Finally, we suggest that future studies should investigate the role of shared ownership and community resources in enabling sustained engagement with such tool-kit resources.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Outdoors; IoT; Tool-kits; Children; Co-Design
Subjects: G400 Computer Science
W200 Design studies
Department: Faculties > Arts, Design and Social Sciences > Design
Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Computer and Information Sciences
Depositing User: Paul Burns
Date Deposited: 01 Apr 2019 14:17
Last Modified: 31 Jul 2021 12:36

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