HCI goes to the zoo

Webber, Sarah, Carter, Marcus, Watters, Jason, Krebs, Bethany, Sherwen, Sally, Mancini, Clara, French, Fiona and O'Hara, Kenton (2016) HCI goes to the zoo. In: Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI EA '16. Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), New York, pp. 3355-3362. ISBN 978-1-4503-4082-3

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Abstract / Description

This workshop will explore research into interactive and digital technologies in zoos, aquariums and wildlife parks. Such sites are making increasing use of technology in their work to foster educational, emotional and entertaining connections between visitors and animals, with the goal of transforming attitudes to wildlife and conservation. Bringing together HCI researchers with interests in zoos (as a design context) and animals (as a design user), as well as animal welfare and behavior experts, this workshop will further our understanding of what it means to design and use technology in this space at the intersection of the human and animal worlds.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Zoos; wildlife; aquariums; animals; interpretations; ACI; informal learning institutions
Subjects: 000 Computer science, information & general works
600 Technology
Department: School of Computing and Digital Media
Depositing User: Fiona French
Date Deposited: 08 Oct 2018 09:09
Last Modified: 08 Oct 2018 09:09
URI: http://repository.londonmet.ac.uk/id/eprint/3467

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