IoT Resources for Outdoor Play

Thomas Dylan, Abigail Durrant, Gavin Wood, John Vines, Shaun Lawson

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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.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCHI’19 Extended Abstracts
Subtitle of host publicationProceedings of the CHI 2019 workshop on Designing for Outdoor Play
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)9781450359719
Publication statusPublished - 4 May 2019
EventACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems 2019: CHI’19 Workshop: HCI in China: Research Agenda, Education Curriculum, Industry Partnership, and Communities Building - Scottish Event Campus, Glasgow, United Kingdom
Duration: 4 May 20199 May 2019


ConferenceACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems 2019
Abbreviated titleCHI 2019
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
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