Natalia Kucirkova
University of Stavanger
EngineeringWorld Wide WebDevelopmental psychologySociologyMathematics educationVisual artsPsychologyEducational technologyPersonalizationElectronic publishingPedagogyAffordanceNarrativePerspective (graphical)Context (language use)Book readingComputer scienceMultimediaLiteracyReading (process)
116Publications
16H-index
963Citations
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#1Natalia Kucirkova (University of Stavanger)H-Index: 16
#2Libby Gerard (University of California, Berkeley)H-Index: 13
Last. Marcia C. Linn (University of California, Berkeley)H-Index: 88
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Advances in technology have increased the opportunities for designers to personalise instruction based on student actions. We conducted semi-structured interviews with an international sample of educational professionals including researchers, teachers and designers, and reviewed interdisciplinary literature on personalisation to propose a framework for personalisation research and design. Thematic analysis of the interviews revealed that professionals value each type of personalisation opportun...
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#1Theo Huibers (UT: University of Twente)H-Index: 4
#1Theo W.C. Huibers (UT: University of Twente)
Last. Natalia Kucirkova (University of Stavanger)H-Index: 16
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This short review discusses the outcomes of the 3rd Workshop of the International and Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Children & Recommender and Information Retrieval Systems (KidRec 2019), co-located with the 2019 ACM Interaction Design and Children (IDC) Conference, which took place June 12-15 in Boise, Idaho, USA. The goal for the workshop was to explore the characteristics of a "good" information retrieval system for children. The diversity of attendees - including industry representatives...
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#1Sandra Leaton Gray (IOE: Institute of Education)H-Index: 7
#2Natalia Kucirkova (University of Stavanger)H-Index: 16
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#1May Irene Furenes (University of Stavanger)
#2Natalia Kucirkova (University of Stavanger)H-Index: 16
Last. Adriana G. Bus (University of Stavanger)H-Index: 5
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This meta-analysis examines the inconsistent findings across experimental studies that compared children’s learning outcomes with digital and paper books. We quantitatively reviewed 39 studies repo...
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This review integrates literature on cross-disciplinary quantitative and qualitative studies related to children’s reading on screen published between January 2016 and September 2017, with a focus ...
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#1Natalia KucirkovaH-Index: 16
When children as young as three can take their own selfies, and customise their own avatars, how should we respond to the opportunity and threat of digital personalization for young children? In this book, Kucirkova offers a comprehensive account of the effects of digitally-mediated personalization on children’s development of ‘self’.
#1Natalia KucirkovaH-Index: 16
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#1Natalia Kucirkova (University of Stavanger)H-Index: 16
#2Merideth Leigh Gattis (Cardiff University)H-Index: 17
Last. Rosie Flewitt (MMU: Manchester Metropolitan University)H-Index: 16
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Abstract Numerous studies have documented the benefits of parent-child shared reading of print books, but few studies have examined parent-child reading behaviours with digital personalized books. This lab-based study examined the child language outcomes following shared reading of a personalized digital book by twenty-six British mothers and their 3- to 4-year-old children. The digital book included pages that were individualized to each participating child, with each child’s name, photograph, ...
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#1Asimina VasalouH-Index: 17
#2Sara KalantariH-Index: 1
Last. Yvonne Vezzoli (UCL: University College London)H-Index: 2
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Abstract Storytelling at home is typically an oral practice that supports parents and children to make sense of their family identity. Parents play a key role in crafting the story plot and facilitating the child’s participation in the storytelling process. Yet in the context of digital technology, interaction design researchers have tended to focus on children and how digital storytelling tools can support them in their learning. Adopting a “family lens” the aim of this research is to understan...
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