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Children’s Information Seeking and the Design of Digital Interfaces in the Affective Paradigm

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Title: Children’s Information Seeking and the Design of Digital Interfaces in the Affective Paradigm
Author(s): Bilal, Dania
Subject(s): Children and digital resources Interface design
Abstract: Research reveals that affect imparts directionality to cognition, which in turn infl uences actions. The role of affect has been well recognized in psychology, computing, education, cognitive science, and neuroscience. However, little recognition has been given to the study of affect in the fi eld of information science. In this article the term “affective paradigm” is introduced based on research grounded in many disciplines. Research that investigated children’s affect in seeking information and participating in the design of digital interfaces is reviewed. Unanswered questions in these areas of study are addressed.
Issue Date: 2005
Publisher: Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Citation Info: In Library Trends 54 (2) Fall 2005: 197-208.
Genre: Article
Type: Text
Language: English
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2142/3476
ISSN: 0024-2594
Publication Status: published or submitted for publication
Rights Information: Copyright 2005 Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois.
Date Available in IDEALS: 2007-12-13
 

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