FearNot! providing children with strategies to cope with bullying

Lynne Hall, Susan Jones, Ana Paiva, Ruth Aylett

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Abstract

This paper presents FearNot!, an innovative anti-bullying intervention for 8-12 year old children, illustrating the potential of Virtual Learning Environments in providing supportive secure experiential learning for challenging social situations. The innovative technological approach taken to FearNot! is briefly described, along with an overview of the evaluation approach used to assess FearNot! with over 800 children in the UK and Germany. The demo of FearNot! provides participants with the opportunity to experience leading edge technology adopted for a classroom intervention Copyright 2009 ACM.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of IDC 2009 - The 8th International Conference on Interaction Design and Children
Pages276-277
Number of pages2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Event8th International Conference on Interaction Design and Children - Como, Italy
Duration: 3 Jun 20095 Jun 2009

Conference

Conference8th International Conference on Interaction Design and Children
Abbreviated titleIDC 2009
CountryItaly
CityComo
Period3/06/095/06/09

Keywords

  • Bullying
  • Coping strategies
  • Role play
  • Synthetic characters
  • Virtual learning environments

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