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Jia Guo
Tue, 14 Aug 2012 19:39:09 -0400
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All,

Please join us Thursday, August 23rd, for a joint presentation between the Design Research BOF and Kids' Media BOF. Come learn about "Please don’t face-plant into the TV: Researching games with kids", presented by Sarah Walter. Meet at Citrix in Santa Clara at 6:30pm for snacks and socializing, and the presentation begins at 7:00pm. See more details below. Everyone is welcome to attend this meeting. You do not need to be a member of BayCHI to attend this meeting. Feel free to forward to anyone else you think might be interested. We look forward to seeing you there!

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Shahani Towfiq
Sun, 18 May 2008 18:56:25 -0700
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Please join us for a BayCHI-Kids' Panel Discussion

GAMES AND LEARNING

Wednesday May 21, 2008

7PM Networking
7.30PM Panel Discussion
*This panel discussion will be co-sponsored by the National University
of Singapore Entrepreneurs' Association.

Come and hear some of the latest research from MIT's Education
Arcade. See game demos showing how a new wave of gaming is providing
a fresh and authentic approach to learning. And share your own
insights, questions and experiences on how new media is re-shaping
games and learning.

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Shahani Towfiq
Tue, 6 May 2008 21:33:45 -0700
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Please join us for a BayCHI-Kids' Panel Discussion on

GAMES AND LEARNING

Wednesday May 21, 2008

7PM Networking
7.30PM Panel Discussion
*This panel discussion will be co-sponsored by the National University
of Singapore Entrepreneurs' Association.

Come and hear some of the latest research from MIT's Education
Arcade. See game demos showing how a new wave of gaming is providing
a fresh and authentic approach to learning. And share your own
insights, questions and experiences on how new media is re-shaping
games and learning.

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Debra Lieberman
Sun, 1 Apr 2007 13:05:25 -0700
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LeapFrog is looking for a Usability Researcher and the announcement is
below. Even though LeapFrog puts their job openings in the BayCHI Job
Bank, I thought it would be useful to highlight it in BayCHI-Kids, too.

BTW, what's new in children's media in the Bay Area? (I've lived in
Santa Barbara for the past 8 years, so have not attended recent
BayCHI-Kids meetings.) Let us know what you're working on and what
you've seen. Or, if there are any Bay Area events we should know about
in our field, send that information along. E-mail your posting to
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Shahani Towfiq
Wed, 19 Apr 2006 10:24:19 -0700
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Don't miss this fascinating panel :-)

Hope to see you tonight at SRI,
Shahani Towfiq
BayCHI-Kids' Co-chair

DEVELOPING GIRLS' TECHNOLOGY FLUENCY

Wednesday, April 19, 2006.
6.30PM Networking
7PM Panel Presentation

SRI International
333 Ravenswood Avenue, Menlo Park
International Building

Directions at: http://www.sri.com/contact/ibldg.html

PANEL OVERVIEW:
Experts believe students need to become fluent with information
technology to gain a deep understanding of the fundamental concepts
behind how technologies work and to acquire an ability to use
technology tools to solve practical problems in different disciplines
(National Research Council, 1999). However, little is known about how
to identify and measure technological fluency. Further,

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Shahani Towfiq
Thu, 13 Apr 2006 13:25:39 -0700
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Hi all,

Just a reminder that our panel discussion is coming up next Wednesday.

Also, please note a small change: you can now sign in and enter
directly at SRI's Building I, without having to go to Building A first.

Looking forward to seeing you there,
Beth McCullough & Shahani Towfiq
BayCHI-Kids' Co-chairs

DEVELOPING GIRLS' TECHNOLOGY FLUENCY

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Shahani Towfiq
Wed, 15 Mar 2006 09:32:59 -0800
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Please join us for a BayCHI-Kids' panel discussion on

DEVELOPING GIRLS' TECHNOLOGY FLUENCY

Wednesday, April 19, 2006.
6.30PM Networking
7PM Panel Presentation

SRI International
333 Ravenswood Avenue, Menlo Park
International Building (please sign in at Building A, then go to
Building I next door)

Directions at: http://www.sri.com/contact/menlosouth.html (Southbound
to Menlo Park)
http://www.sri.com/contact/menlonorth.html (Northbound to Menlo Park)

PANEL OVERVIEW:
Experts believe students need to become fluent with information
technology to gain a deep understanding of the fundamental concepts
behind how technologies work and to acquire an ability to use
technology tools to solve practical problems in different disciplines
(National Research Council,

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Annette Boken
Tue, 29 Mar 2005 09:16:27 -0800
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Hi:

Would anyone like to recommend some interesting kids' websites? I'm catching up in the industry. I would be happy to post a summary as well.

Thank you,

Annette Boken
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annetteboken
Tue, 22 Mar 2005 10:21:41 -0800
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Hello:

I'm looking for work in eLearning production management in the San Francisco Bay Area. I have 4 years of experience in the development of learning solutions on CD-ROM and the web, and 7 years of experience in education. If you know of any related job openings, please let me know and I'll send my resume.

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Christina O'Guinn
Fri, 4 Mar 2005 17:58:28 -0800
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Debra Lieberman
Fri, 21 May 2004 17:47:10 -0700
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Here's a job opening from Microsoft (in Redmond, WA) for a user research
manager with knowledge/experience in Kids and Education, among other areas.

FYI,
-- Debra

Microsoft Home and Retail User Research Manager

Do you find variety and diversity exciting and appealing? The Home and
Retail Division User Experience team is looking for a user research
manager to head up the research programs for the Macintosh, Kids and
Education, and Works business units. The products in these businesses
span the productivity, information retrieval, learning, and
entertainment genres and represent both brand new and established
products. Their success depends on appeal

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Van Riper, Mike
Thu, 13 May 2004 21:48:06 -0700
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Interaction Design and Children 2004
June 1-3, 2004, Maryland
www.idc2004.org

Do you want to play a role in shaping the future of interaction design
for children? If so, join us at the next Interaction Design and Children
conference. This year's conference includes computer science luminaries
and media experts. Take a look at this year's program:

June 1st is chock full of workshops and tutorials:
http://www.idc2004.org/adv_prog1.shtml

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