Engaging Children in the Smart City: a Participatory Design Workshop

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Abstract

Nowadays, smart city is a term recurring in many political discourses and in literature. Indeed, smart cities provide innovative solutions to solve urban issues. However, this concept and its implications remain obscure to the larger public. In order to help younger citizens understand what lies behind the smart city, we developed a workshop aiming at introducing the concept of smart city in all its complexity.We present here the results of the first in-school session of the workshop. It shows promising results on the engagement of children as well as an evolution in their understanding of the smart city.
Original languageEnglish
Pages1-4
Number of pages4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 26 Aug 2019
Event1st International Workshop on Education through Advanced Software Engineering and Artificial Intelligence - Tallin, Estonia
Duration: 26 Aug 201926 Aug 2019

Workshop

Workshop1st International Workshop on Education through Advanced Software Engineering and Artificial Intelligence
Abbreviated titleEASEAI
CountryEstonia
CityTallin
Period26/08/1926/08/19

Keywords

  • particpatory design
  • engagement
  • children
  • K-12
  • Smart City
  • Engagement
  • Participatory design
  • Children

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