Title: Applying the CHECk tool to Participatory Design Sessions with Children
Authors: Van Mechelen, Maarten
Sim, Gavin
Zaman, Bieke
Gregory, Peggy
Slegers, Karin
Horton, Matthew
Issue Date: Jun-2014
Publisher: ACM
Host Document: IDC '14 Proceedings of the 2014 conference on Interaction design and children pages:253-256
Conference: IDC 2014 edition:13de location:Aarhus, Denemarken date:17-20 juni 2014
Abstract: To encourage ethical practices in participatory design with children the CHECk tool was created. This paper reports on an expert review of the CHECk tool and a validating case study. Four main challenges to the CHECk tool are identified: (1) how to inform children on the research and their role herein, (2) distinguishing between project values and designer or researcher's personal values, (3) accounting for the dynamic nature and social constructedness of values in design, and (4) the emergence of values in all stakeholders including child design partners. We advocate complementing CHECk with interactive storytelling and show how this narrative can be used to not only inform participation and achieve ethical symmetry, but also to negotiate values with child design partners.
ISBN: 9781450322720
VABB publication type: VABB-5
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IC
Appears in Collections:Institute for Media Studies

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