Iconic Interfaces For Kids on the Internet

@inproceedings{Dix2000IconicIF,
  title={Iconic Interfaces For Kids on the Internet},
  author={A. Dix and Lorna Uden},
  year={2000}
}
Use of the Internet, in particular searching the Internet, is becoming an essential part of school education at all levels. In particular, in the UK it is part of the National Curriculum, which must be taught to all children at state schools. However, for the youngest children text-based searches are difficult or impossible to use as the children are only starting to read and write fluently. For such children visual and iconic interfaces are essential. However, the metaphors and icons that are… CONTINUE READING

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