Designing Multimedia Environments for Children
by Allison Druin
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Explores computer environments for children, beginning with an overview
of its historical development followed by a detailed study which illustrates
distinct stylistic and philosophical differences in design and educational
approaches. The second segment covers recent developments in multimedia
environments for kids including present and emerging technologies, commercial
and experimental approaches. The last part contains a case study which
uses the design principles previously presented. The accompanying CD describes
hardware/software to use with children.