• Best Paper Nomination - CSEDU 2020 (Computer Supported Education), 2020

Publications and Contributions

  • Conference Paper
    When screen time isn’t screen time: Tensions and needs between tweens and their parents during nature-based exploration (2021)
    Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '21) Authors: Saba Kawas, Nicole Kuhn, E. E. Bascom, Alexis Hiniker, Katharine Davis
  • Conference Paper
    Another Decade of IDC Research: Examining and Reflecting on Values and Ethics (2020)
    Interaction Design and Children (IDC 2020) Authors: Saba Kawas, Ye Yuan, Akeiylah DeWitt, Qiao Jin, Susanne Kirchner, Abigail Bilger, Ethan Grantham, Julie A Kientz, Andrea Tartaro, Svetlana Yarosh
  • Conference Paper
    Interaction Design & Children Designer's Toolkit (2020)
    Interaction Design and Children (IDC 2020) Authors: Saba Kawas, Tiffany Wong, Meghna Nayak, XueYan (Sue) Chen, Julie A Kientz
  • Conference Paper
    NatureCollections: Can a mobile application trigger children’s interest in nature? (2020)
    Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Supported Education (CSEDU ’20) Authors: Saba Kawas, Jordan Sherry-Wagner, Nicole Kuhn, Sarah K. Chase, Brittany Bentley, Joshua J. Lawler, Katharine Davis
  • Conference Paper
    Otter this World: Can a Mobile Application Promote Children’s Connectedness to Nature? (2020)
    Interaction Design and Children (IDC 2020), pp. 444-457 Authors: Saba Kawas, Nicole Kuhn, Mina Tari, Alexis Hiniker, Katharine Davis
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    Sparking interest: A design framework for mobile technologies to promote children’s interest in nature (2019)
    International Journal of Child-Computer Interaction Authors: Saba Kawas, Sarah K. Chase, Jason Yip, Joshua Lawler, Katharine Davis
  • Conference Paper
    Teaching accessibility: A design exploration of faculty professional development at scale (2019)
    SIGCSE 2019, Proceedings of the 50th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education Authors: Saba Kawas, Laura Vonessen, Amy J. Ko
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    Using technology to support equity and inclusion in youth library programming: Current practices and future opportunities (2018)
    Library Quarterly, 88(4), pp. 315-331 Authors: Mega Subramaniam, Ligaya Aline Scaff, Saba Kawas, Kelly M Hoffman, Katharine Davis
  • Conference Paper
    Who Teaches Accessibility? A Survey of U.S. Computing Faculty (2018)
    SIGCSE 2018 Authors: Amy J. Ko, Kristen S Shinohara, Saba Kawas, Richard Ladner
  • White Paper
    Connected Libraries: Surveying the Current Landscape and Charting a Path to the Future (2016)
    The Connected Lib Project Authors: Kelly M. Hoffman, Mega Subramaniam, Saba Kawas, Ligaya Aline Scaff, Katharine Davis
  • Conference Paper
    Improving real-time captioning experiences for deaf and hard of hearing students (2016)
    ASSETS 2016. Proceedings of the 18th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility Authors: Saba Kawas, George Karalis, Tzu Wen, Richard E Ladner
  • Conference Paper
    Out of time, out of place: Reflections on design workshops as a research method (2016)
    CSCW 2016. Proceedings of the 19th ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work & Social Computing Authors: Saba Kawas, Daniela K Rosner, Wenqi Li, Nicole Tilly, Yi-Chen Sung


  • Promoting equity and access in public libraries’ computer-supported youth programming (2017)
    12th International Conference on Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) - Philadelphia, PA
  • Improving Real-Time Captioning Experiences for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students (2016)
    The 18th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility - Reno, NV