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Magnusson, L., & Sobolewska, E. (2018, July). Study into gamification and awareness of sustainability amongst young adults. Paper presented at British HCI 2018
The importance of sustainability is evident and each of us is encouraged to take part in sustainable behaviour in some way. However, do we know what sustainability really mean...
Sobolewska, E., Smith, S., & Hunter, D. (2016, June). Exploring student identity and transition through portfolio development. Paper presented at AAEEBL/CRA Understanding the essence(s) of portfolio-based learning, Edinburgh, Scotland
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Sobolewska, E. (2014, May). Learning to Cope with Digital Technology. Poster presented at FECCE, Postgraduate Research Conference 2014, Edinburgh
There is a widespread assumption, that everyone uses modern interactive technology and appreciates its liberating effects. However, according to recent reports, ten million pe...
Sobolewska, E. (2010, May). Traditional and Contemporary vs. Engaged accounts in HCI. Paper presented at CFP - FECCI Research Student Conference, Edinburgh
Sobolewska, E., Smith, C. F., & Turner, P. (2009, April). Auto-ethnography: problems, pitfalls and promise. Paper presented at HCI Educators 2009, University of Abertay, Dundee
The teaching and perhaps more importantly the practice of ethnographic techniques has become increasing important within Human-Computer Interaction (HCI). But ethnography is a...
Smith, S., Sobolewska, E., & Hunter, D. (in press). Getting in, getting on: fragility in student and graduate identity. Higher Education Research and Development, 38(5), 1046-1060. https://doi.org/10.1080/07294360.2019.1612857
Over a period of three years this longitudinal study explored new approaches to consider student identity during the transition from university to employment. Students were fo...
Turner, P. & Sobolewska, E. (2009). Mental models, magical thinking and individual differences. Human technology an interdisciplinary journal on humans in ICT environments. 5, 90-113. ISSN 1795-6889
Broadly, there are two mutually exclusive accounts of how people (non-specialist users) reason about and conceptualize interactive technology. The first is based on classical ...
Turner, P. & Sobolewska, E. (2008). Familiarity with mobile phones. VTT symposium. 258, 221-227. ISSN 0357-9387
Smith, S., Sobolewska, E., Bhardwaj, J., & Fabian, K. (2019). Exploring women's motivations to study computer science. In Proceedings of the Frontiers in Education 2018 Conferencehttps://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2018.8658768
This paper presents a study exploring women's decisions, influencers and early experiences of computing to better understand how women's motivations and prior experience affec...
Sobolewska, E. (in press). Tailoring methodological bricolage to investigate non-discretionary use of digital technology. In n/a
Digital technology appears to be an integral part of everyday life: at homes, workplaces, during leisure time; mediating interactions, demanding attention and engagement. In t...
Sobolewska, E., & Benyon, D. (2011). Learning to Cope with Digital Technology. In BCS-HCI '11 Proceedings of the 25th BCS Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, 561-564
Technology surrounds people; it functions as their best friend and the worst enemy. From a trip to the local supermarket, to almost every aspect of people's professional and s...
Smith, S., Sobolewska, E. & Smith, I. (2013). From employability attributes to professional identity: students transitioning to the workplace. In 2014 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference Proceedings, 1197-1204. ISBN 978-1-4799-3922-0
In order to realize the employment ambitions of graduates we can work with students to facilitate the construction of their identity as members of a global engineering profess...
The thesis describes an investigation into how people learn to cope with non-discretionary use of digital technologies. This includes...
Work titled "Tailoring Methodological Bricolage to Investigate Non-Discretionary use of digital technology" by Emilia Sobolewska awarded Best Paper at British HCI 2017 Conference
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