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University of Central Lancashire: Child Computer Interaction

Institution University of Central Lancashire
Department School of Physical Sciences and Computing
Web http://www.uclan.ac.uk
Email cenquiries@uclan.ac.uk
Telephone 01772 892400
Study type Taught

Summary

Course overview - Child Computer Interaction is a new and growing branch of Human Computer Interaction. There is an increasing need for specialists who can research, design and evaluate interactive technology for children. This research-based course enables you to explore this fascinating field.

  • Child Computer Interaction is the key area of research expertise for the University’s internationally-known Child Computer Interaction Group (ChiCI), On this course you’ll develop specialist skills by working closely with this research group.

  • To give you just a few examples of the kinds of research you’re likely to be engaged in, ChiCI have recently investigated the integration of digital technologies into museum visits; the use of multi-touch surfaces in classrooms as programmable learning platforms; and the use of text input and digital ink in the context of improving children’s writing. The group have also hosted international conferences.

  • This course offers the ideal preparation for a research-focused career in an exciting and rapidly-advancing field. Most students on this course will likely advance onto PhD study or progress into employment as Child Computer Interaction experts.

Why study with us - Opportunities to work directly with internationally-renowned researchers based in the University’s Child Computer Interaction Group.

  • This course offers the ideal preparation for a research-focused career in an exciting and rapidly-advancing field.

ResM (Research Masters)

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