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Mobile Technology for Children by Allison Druin

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Chapter 6. Mobile Interaction Design Matters
Matt Jones
Future Interaction Technology Lab, Swansea University, U.K.
Interaction design is about creating new worlds, architecting digital-physical places for future living (Winograd, 1997). In this chapter we begin by exploring possibilities, looking at a range of activities in which children are involved that might be supported by mobile technologies. Along the way, we will consider some interesting proposals others have made for mobile technology. These discussions are intended as starting points to stimulate your own interaction innovations.
We’ll then turn to thinking about design methods. There is a rich toolset of methods that have been successfully deployed for mobile interaction design. Many ...

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