Picture of athlete cycling

Open Access research with a real impact on health...

The Strathprints institutional repository is a digital archive of University of Strathclyde's Open Access research outputs. Strathprints provides access to thousands of Open Access research papers by Strathclyde researchers, including by researchers from the Physical Activity for Health Group based within the School of Psychological Sciences & Health. Research here seeks to better understand how and why physical activity improves health, gain a better understanding of the amount, intensity, and type of physical activity needed for health benefits, and evaluate the effect of interventions to promote physical activity.

Explore open research content by Physical Activity for Health...

The design of t-vote : a tangible tabletop application supporting children's decision making

McCrindle, Carrie and Hornecker, Eva and Lingnau, Andreas and Rick, Jochen (2011) The design of t-vote : a tangible tabletop application supporting children's decision making. In: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Interaction Design and Children. ACM, NY, pp. 181-184. ISBN 978-1-4503-0751-2

Full text not available in this repository. Request a copy from the Strathclyde author

Abstract

Children are not necessarily motivated to collaborate if no common ground can be found. In this paper, we present t-vote, a system supporting children’s decision making. To encourage collaboration in a museum’s context, we employ tangible pawns on a tabletop interface and implicitly script the decision making process of children. We describe the system design, our design process, and rationale.