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Mobile Technology for Children free pdf Children are one of the largest new user groups of mobile technology - from phones to micro-laptops to electronic toys. These products are both lauded and criticized, especially when it comes to their role in education and learning. The need has never been greater to understand how these technologies are being designed and to evaluate their impact worldwide. "Mobile Technology for Children" brings together contributions from leaders in industry, non-profit organizations, and academia to offer practical solutions for the design and the future of mobile technology for children. It is the first book to present a multitude of voices on the design, technology, and impact of mobile devices for children and learning. It features contributions from leading academics, designers, and policy makers from nine countries, whose affiliations include Sesame Workshop, LeapFrog Enterprises, Intel, the United Nations, and UNICEF. Its each contribution and case study is followed by a best practice overview to help readers consider their own research and design and for a quick reference.

About Allison Druin

Allison Druin is assistant professor at the University of Maryland, both in the Institute for Advanced Computer Studies and the College of Education in the Department of Human Development. Her recent work has focused on developing-with children as her design partners-new robotic storytelling technologies. Druin is the editor of The Design of Children's Technology and coauthor of Designing Multimedia Environments for Children (John Wiley

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Author : Allison Druin
Publisher : Morgan Kaufmann Publishers In
Data Published : 07 May 2009
ISBN : 012374900X
EAN : 9780123749000
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 408 pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
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