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Wednesday, August 17 • 5:00pm - 7:00pm
iVs and iPads: How Joint Media Engagement Helps Children “Cope with Pokes”

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Most children experience painful medical procedures as part of their routine health maintenance. Adults can help reduce a child’s distress through distraction coaching; a technique to divert their attention away from the painful stimulus and engage in something more rewarding. Mobile apps are widely available and a useful tool for capturing the attention of children in unique ways. The principles of Joint Media Engagement offers insights for increasing the efficacy of iPads in distraction coaching by promoting co-engagement of media that sustains a child’s attention during painful medical procedures.

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avatar for Benjamin DeVane

Benjamin DeVane

Iowa City, Iowa, United States, University of Iowa
Identity & Learning | Computational Thinking | Design & Aesthetics
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Kirsten Hanrahan

Iowa City, Iowa, United States, University of Iowa
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Ann Marie McCarthy

Iowa City, Iowa, United States, University of Iowa
avatar for Ben  Miller

Ben Miller

Graduate Student, University of Iowa
I love games and digital media that can be used to teach, explore, and refocus children in healthcare settings. | | I am working on my PhD in Educational Psychology and my research interests are focused on investigating how to best utilize frameworks of learning theory and media engagement to better understand the role of technology has in instructional design within healthcare settings. | | I have professional experience providing... Read More →


Wednesday August 17, 2016 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Varsity Hall Union South

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