Rethinking children's co-creation processes beyond the design of TUIs

Catala, Alejandro, Sylla, Cristina, Theune, Manët, Brooks, Eva and Read, Janet C orcid iconORCID: 0000-0002-7138-1643 (2018) Rethinking children's co-creation processes beyond the design of TUIs. In: 17th ACM Conference on Interaction Design and Children, 19-22 June 2018, Trondheim, Norway.

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The design of Tangible User Interfaces (TUIs) has often involved children. Nowadays, the term co-creation is gaining momentum and extending the already established role of children as co-designers. In this sense children become creators of new personalized experiences not only during the design process but also when using the final interactive products. Such dynamic opens new possibilities reshaping the role and the development of tangibles by providing users "building blocks" for creative experimentations. This workshop aims at bringing together researchers and practitioners from relevant disciplines and expertise to reflect on the co-creation approach, and on the possibilities that it opens for the development of innovative tools that place the users in the center of the creative process. Contributions to this workshop may address diverse aspects related to co-creation from different perspectives. The ultimate aim of the workshop is to discuss the research challenges and the pedagogical issues that need to be addressed when designing TUIs for co-creation.

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