Dr Jenny Waycott

  • Room: Level: 03 Room: 01
  • Building: Doug McDonell Building
  • Campus: Parkville

Research interests

  • Ageing and technology
  • Educational technology
  • Human-Computer Interaction (social technologies, older adults)

Biography

Jenny Waycott is a Senior Lecturer and ARC Future Fellow in the School of Computing and Information Systems.

Dr Waycott has contributed to several projects in the fields of human-computer interaction and educational technology. Her research is concerned with understanding the role technologies play in people's learning, work, and social activities. Her recent work has focused on the design and use of social technologies for/with older adults, ethical issues in the design and use of new technologies in sensitive settings, creative uses of new technologies for social inclusion, and the use of social technologies in higher education

For more information see www.jwaycott.com

Recent publications

  1. Clark K, Duckham M, Guillemin M, Hunter A, McVernon J, O'Keefe C, Pitkin C, Prawer S, Sinnott R, Warr D, Waycott J. Advancing the ethical use of digital data in human research: challenges and strategies to promote ethical practice. ETHICS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY. Kluwer Academic Publishers. 2019, Vol. 21, Issue 1. DOI: 10.1007/s10676-018-9490-4
  2. Waycott J, Vetere F, Ozanne E. Building Social Connections: A Framework for Enriching Older Adults' Social Connectedness Through Information and Communication Technologies. Ageing and Digital Technology: Designing and Evaluating Emerging Technologies for Older Adults. 2019. Editors: Neves BB, Vetere F. DOI: 10.1007/978-981-13-3693-5_5
  3. Coghlan S, Vetere F, Waycott J, Barbosa Neves B. Could Social Robots Make Us Kinder or Crueller to Humans and Animals?. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SOCIAL ROBOTICS. Springer Verlag. 2019. DOI: 10.1007/s12369-019-00583-2
  4. Waycott J, Vines J. Designing Technologies with Older Adults: Ethical Tensions and Opportunities. Ageing and Digital Technology: Designing and Evaluating Emerging Technologies for Older Adults. 2019. Editors: Neves BB, Vetere F. DOI: 10.1007/978-981-13-3693-5_11
  5. Davis H, Waycott J, Schleser M. Digital storytelling: Designing, developing and delivering with diverse communities. Managing Complexity and Creating Innovation through Design. Taylor & Francis. 2019. Editors: Miettinen S, Sarantou M. DOI: 10.4324/9780429022746
  6. Baker S, Waycott J, Carrasco R, Hoang T, Vetere F. Exploring the design of social VR experiences with older adults. 2019 Designing Interactive Systems Conference. 2019. DOI: 10.1145/3322276.3322361
  7. Baker S, Kelly R, Waycott J, Carrasco R, Hoang T, Batchelor F, Ozanne E, Dow F, Warburton J, Vetere F. Interrogating Social Virtual Reality as a Communication Medium for Older Adults. Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction. Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). 2019. DOI: 10.1145/3359251
  8. Andrade R, Rogerson M, Waycott J, Baker S, Vetere F. Playing blind: Revealing the world of gamers with visual impairment. 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. 2019. DOI: 10.1145/3290605.3300346
  9. Alkhatib S, Waycott J, Buchanan G. Privacy in Aged Care Monitoring Devices (ACMD): The Developers' Perspective.. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics. IOS Press. 2019, Vol. 266. DOI: 10.3233/SHTI190765
  10. Baker S, Waycott J, Vetere F, Hoang T. The Technology Explorers: Partnering with Older Adults to Engage with Virtual Reality and Virtual Avatars. Ageing and Digital Technology: Designing and Evaluating Emerging Technologies for Older Adults. 2019. Editors: Barbosa Neves B, Vetere F. DOI: 10.1007/978-981-13-3693-5_14
  11. Baker S, Warburton J, Waycott J, Batchelor F, Thuong H, Dow F, Ozanne E, Vetere F. Combatting social isolation and increasing social participation of older adults through the use of technology: A systematic review of existing evidence. AUSTRALASIAN JOURNAL ON AGEING. Council on the Ageing. 2018, Vol. 37, Issue 3. DOI: 10.1111/ajag.12572
  12. Cavenett W, Baker S, Waycott J, Carrasco R, Robertson E, Vetere F, Hampson R. Deploying new technology in residential aged care: Staff members' perspectives. 30th Australian Conference on Computer-Human Interaction (OzCHI). 2018. DOI: 10.1145/3292147.3292214
  13. Carrasco R, Waycott J, Baker S, Vetere F. Designing the lost self: Older adults' self-representations in online games. Designing Interactive Systems (DIS) 2018. Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). 2018. DOI: 10.1145/3196709.3196773
  14. Andrade R, Baker S, Waycott J, Vetere F. Echo-house: Exploring a virtual environment by using echolocation. 30th Australian Conference on Computer-Human Interaction (OzCHI). Association for Computing Machinery. 2018. DOI: 10.1145/3292147.3292163
  15. Waycott J, Wadley G, Baker S, Ferdous H, Hoang T, Gerling K, Headleand CJ, Simeone AL. Manipulating reality? Designing and deploying virtual reality in sensitive settings. Designing Interactive Systems (DIS) 2018. Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). 2018. DOI: 10.1145/3197391.3197401

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