Tangible programming and informal science learning: making TUIs work for museums.

Horn, Michael S.

Solovey, Erin Treacy.

Jacob, Robert J. K.


  • In this paper we describe the design and initial evaluation of a tangible computer programming exhibit for children on display at the Boston Museum of Science. We also discuss five design considerations for tangible interfaces in science museums that guided our development and evaluation. In doing so, we propose the notion of passive tangible interfaces. Passive tangibles serve as a way to address ... read more
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  • Horn, Michael S., Erin Treacy Solovey, and Robert J. K. Jacob. "Tangible Programming and Informal Science Learning." Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Interaction Design and Children - IDC '08 (2008). doi:10.1145/1463689.1463756.
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