Saba Kawas, Sarah K. Chase, Jason Yip, Joshua J. Lawler, Katie Davis. 2018. Sparking Interest: A Design Framework for Mobile Technologies to Promote Children’s Interest in NatureInternational Journal of Child-Computer Interaction In Press. [Paper]

Workshop Papers

Kawas S., Chase S.K., Davis. K, and Lawler J.J (2017). Co-Engagement with the Natural World through an Interactive Mobile Application. Presented at Playing together Workshop at the 16th annual ACM conference on interaction design and children, IDC 2017, Stanford, CA. [Paper]


Saba Kawas, Josh Lawler and Katie Davis (2017, March). Nature Collections: Can a Mobile App Connect Kids with Nature?. Poster presented at The University of Washington Information School Research Fair 2017, Seattle, WA. [Poster]

Press Releases

iSchool Press Releases:

Outdoors app project earns UW Innovation Award [Link]

Can an app connect kids with nature? Researchers seek volunteers to find out [Link]

Nature App wins funding to explore commercial potential [Link]

Washington Trails Association Magazine November/ December 2018:

App Builds A Natural Connection [Link]