Robo2Box: A Toolkit to Elicit Children’s Design Requirements for Classroom Robots

  • Mohammad Obaid
  • Asım Evren Yantaç
  • Wolmet BarendregtEmail author
  • Güncel Kırlangıç
  • Tilbe Göksun
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9979)


We describe the development and first evaluation of a robot design toolkit (Robo2Box) aimed at involving children in the design of classroom robots. We first describe the origins of the Robo2Box elements based on previous research with children and interaction designers drawing their preferred classroom robots. Then we describe a study in which 31 children created their own classroom robot using the toolkit. We present children’s preferences based on their use of the different elements of the toolkit, compare their designs with the drawings presented in previous research, and suggest changes for improvement of the toolkit.


Additional Element Interaction Designer Turkish Child Tall Neck Drawing Skill 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mohammad Obaid
    • 1
  • Asım Evren Yantaç
    • 1
  • Wolmet Barendregt
    • 2
    Email author
  • Güncel Kırlangıç
    • 1
  • Tilbe Göksun
    • 3
  1. 1.KUAR, Media and Visual Arts DepartmentKoç UniversityIstanbulTurkey
  2. 2.Department of Applied ITGothenburg UniversityGothenburgSweden
  3. 3.Department of PsychologyKoç UniversityIstanbulTurkey

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