StoryCarnival - Undergrad Research
Developing design applications for children


During the 2016-17 and 2017-18 Academic Years, I worked as an ICRU Undergraduate Fellow in the Human Computer Interaction lab of Prof. Juan Pablo Hourcade. The team is primarily focused on developing design principles for applications for preschool age children, with the goal of encouraging the development of self-regulatory behavior. We call our body of work StoryCarnival. This suite of applications is designed around the 3Cs - creating, connecting, and communicating - and is based Lev Vygotsky’s ideas on the social nature of learning as well as Tools of the Mind curriculum.

During the project, I have:

The next phase of the project is currently being determined.

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Skills Developed


Cool Things

Written by Liam Crawford on 31 July 2018