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selected papers:
papers my team and I have published which describe our work
 

Druin, A. (Accepted for Publication). Children as co-designers of new technologies: Valuing the imagination to transform what is possible. New directions in youth development: Theory, Practice, and Research: Youth as media creators.
a paper which gives an overview of our experiences in desiging new technologies with children for children


Druin, A., Foss, E., Hutchinson, H., Golub, E., & Hatley, L. (2010). Children's roles using keyword search interfaces at home. In Proceedings of ACM CHI2010, Atlanta, GA., 413-422.
a paper which discusses the roles children play as online searchers


Walsh, G., Druin, A., Guha, M. L., Foss, E., Golub, E., Hatley, L., Bonsignore, E., & Franckel, S. (2010). Layered Elaboration: A New Technique for Co-Design with Children. In Proceedings of ACM CHI2010, Atlanta, GA., 1237-1240.
a paper which presents a new design technique that can be used to co-design with children


Franckel, S., Bonsignore, E., & Druin, A. (2010). Designing for children's mobile storytelling The International Journal of Mobile Human-Computer Interaction. Special Issue: Mobile Interaction Design and Children 2(2), 19-36.
a paper which discusses the co-design experience for the creation of mobile stories by children


Druin, A., Bederson, B. B., Rose, A., & Weeks, A. (2009). From New Zealand to Mongolia: Co-designing and deploying a digital library for the world's children. Children, Youth, and Environment: Special Issue on Children in Technological Environments, 19(1), 34-57.
a paper which discusses the challenges of co-designing and deploying new technologies in various parts of the world


Druin, A., Foss, E., Hatley, L., Golub, E., Guha, M. L., Fails, J., & Hutchinson, H. (2009). How children search the Internet with keyword interfaces. In Proceedings of Interaction Design and Children (IDC 2009), Cuomo, Italy, 89-96.
a paper which discusses the challenges children have in searching the open Internet


Huchinson, H., Druin, A , & Bederson, B. B., (2007). Supporting Elementary-Age Children's Searching and Browsing: Design and Evaluation Using the International Children's Digital Library. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technolog (JASIST), 58(11), 1618-1630.
a paper which discusses our research in designing a search interface for the ICDL


Druin, A., Weeks, A., Massey, S., & Bederson, B. B. (2007). Children's interests and concerns when using the International Children's Digital Library: A four country case study. In Proceedings of Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL'2007) Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.167-176.
a paper which gives an overview of our work with digital libraries and children in New Zealand, Honduras, Germany, and the U.S.


Komlodi, A., Hou, W., Preece, J., Druin, A., Golub, E., Alburo, J., Liao, S., Elkiss, A. & Resnik, P. (2007). Evaluating a cross-cultural children's online book community: Lessons learned for sociability, usability, and cultural exchange. Interacting with Computers. 19(4), 494-511.
a paper which presents some of our initial work in designing an online book community for children


Hutchinson, H., Bederson, B.B., & Druin, A. (2006). The evolution of the International Children's Digital Library searching and browsing interface. In Proceedings of Interaction Design and Children (IDC'2006), Finland.
a paper which explains how our work has changed as we have developed tools for children to search in the ICDL


Chipman, G., Druin, A., Fails, J., Guha, M. L.,Simms, S., Beers, D. (2006). A case study of Tangible Flags: A collaborative technology to enhance field trips. In Proceedings of Interaction Design and Children (IDC'2006), Finland.
a paper which describes our work in developing and using mobile technologies out in the U.S. National Parks


Druin, A. (2005). What children can teach us: Developing digital libraries for children. Library Quarterly , 75(1), 20-41.
a paper which gives an overview of children's digital library research and situates the ICDL design process, technology development, and initial use


Reuter, K. & Druin, A. (2004). Bringing together children and books: An initial descriptive study of children's book searching and selection behavior in a digital library. In Proceedings of American Society for Information Science and Technology Conference (ASIST). Providence, RI.
a paper which describes how children search and select books using the ICDL


Guha, M. L., Druin, A., Chipman, G., Fails, J., Simms, S., & Farber, A. (2004). Mixing Ideas: A new technique for working with young children as design partners. In Proceedings of Interaction Design and Children (IDC'2004). College Park, MD, pp. 35-42.
a paper which describes our methods for partnering with young children in the design process


Montemayor, J., Druin, A., Chipman, G., Farber, A., & Guha, M. L. (2004). Tools for children to create physical interactive StoryRooms. Computers in Entertainment: Educating children through entertainment Part II, 2(1).
a paper which describes our room-sized storytelling technologies for children


Hourcade, J., Bederson, B., Druin, A., Rose, A., Farber, A., & Takayama, Y. (2003). The International Children's Digital Library: Viewing Digital Books Online. Interacting with Computers,15, pp. 151-167.
a paper which describes the development of new digital book readers for our international children's digital library
 
 

Druin, A., Bederson, B., Weeks, A., Farber, A., Grosjean, J., Guha, M. L, Hourcade, J. P., Lee, J., Liao, S., Reuter, K., Rose, A., Takayama, Y., & Zhang, L. (2003). The International Children's Digital Library: Description and Analysis of First Use. First Monday, 8(5).
a paper which describes the ICDL and an initial analysis of the first seven weeks of the ICDL's public use on the web
 
 

Druin, A., Revelle, G., Bederson, B. B., Hourcade, J. P., Farber, A., Lee, J., & Campbell, D. (2003). A Collaborative Digital Library for Children: A Descriptive Study of Children's Collaborative Behaviors and Dialogue. Journal of Computer-Assisted Learning 19(2), pp.239-24.
a paper which describes how children collaborate when sharing navigation of a children's digital library
 
 

Druin, A. (2002). The Role of Children in the Design of New Technology. Behaviour and Information Technology, 21(1) 1-25.
a paper which describes a framework for understanding the various roles children can have in the design process
 
 

Druin, A. & Fast, K. (2002). The Child as Learner, Critic, Inventor, and Technology Design Partner: An Analysis of Three Years of Swedish Student Journals. The International Journal for Technology and Design Education, 12(3), 189-213.
a paper which describes how children change during the design process
 
 

Montemayor, J., Druin, A., Farber, A., Sims, S., Churaman, W., & D'Amour, A. (2002). Physical programming: Designing tools for children to create physical interactive environments. Proceedings of CHI2002, ACM Press.
a paper which describes our work in developing "physical programming" tools for children
 
 

Revelle G., Druin A., Platner M., Weng S., Bederson B.B., Hourcade J.P., & Sherman, L. (2002). Young Children's Search Strategies and Construction of Search Queries. Journal of Science Education and Technology, 11(1), 48-57.
a paper which describes a quantitative study evaluating a children's digital library we developed at the HCIL
 
 

Taxen, G., Druin, A., Fast, C., & Kjellin, M (2001). KidStory: A Technology Design Partnership with Children. Behaviour and Information Technology, 20(2), 119-125.
a paper which describes our research experiences in working with children in Sweden
 
 

Druin, A., Bederson, B., Hourcade, J.P., Sherman, L., Revelle, G., Platner, M., & Weng, S. (2001). Designing a Digital Library for Young Children: An Intergenerational Partnership. Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL'01)
a paper which describes our work in developing a digital library for children ages 5-8 year old
 
 

Plaisant, C., Druin, A., Lathan, C., Dakhane, K., Edwards, K., Vice, J. M., Montemayor, J.(2000). A Storytelling Robot for Pediatric Rehabilitation. ASSETS'00
a paper which describes our work in developing storytelling robots for children with disabilities
 
 

Alborzi, H., Druin, A., Montemayor, J., Sherman, L., Taxen, G., Best, J., Hammer, J., Kruskal, A., Lal, A., Plaisant Schwenn, T., Sumida, L., Wagner, R., Hendler, J. (2000). Designing StoryRooms: Interactive Storytelling Spaces for Children. Designing Interactive Systems (DIS) 2000
a paper which describes our methods of partnering with children in designing room-sized interactive technologies
 
 

Druin, A. (1999). Cooperative inquiry: Developing new technologies for children with children. Proceedings of CHI'99, ACM Press.
a paper which describes our general methods of partnering with children
 
 

Druin, A., Montemayor, J., Hendler,  McAlister, B., Boltman, A., Fiterman, E., Plaisant, A., Kruskal, A., Olsen, H., Revett, I., Plaisant- Schwenn, T., Sumida, L., & Wagner, R. (1999). Desiging PETS: A Personal Electronic Teller of Stories. Proceedings of CHI?99, ACM Press.
a paper which describes our work in developing
PETS, a new stoytelling robot for children
 

Stewart, J., Bederson, B., & Druin, A. (1999). Single Display Groupware: A Model for Co-present Collaboration. Proceedings of CHI'99, ACM Press.
a paper which describes our notion of
co-present collaborative technologies: "shoulder-to-shoulder collaboration"
 
 

Stewart, J., Rayborn, E., Bederson, B., & Druin, A. (1998). When Two Hands are Better than One: Enhancing Collaboration using Single Display Groupware. Proceedings of CHI?98, Pittsburgh PA.
a paper which describes our work in developing a collaborative
storytelling environment for children
 
 

Druin, A., Stewart, J., Proft, D., Bederson, B., Hollan, J. (1997). KidPad: A design collaboration between children, technologists, and educators. Proceedings of  CHI?97, Atlanta, GA.
a paper which describes our early work in developing KidPad,
a zooming storytelling environment for children
 
 

Druin, A. (1997-2003). Computers and Kids Column. SIGCHI Bulletin. ACM Press.
a column I wrote 4-6 times a year about children and technology
 
 

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