Selected Publications

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“Against Marrying a Stranger”: Marital Matchmaking Technologies in Saudi Arabia

Adel Al-Dawood, Norah Abokhodair, Houda El mimouni, Svetlana Yarosh
DIS ’17 Proceedings of the 2017 Conference on Designing Interactive Systems, 2017. [Best Paper Award!]

Share First, Save Later: Performance of Self through Snapchat Stories

Sarah McRoberts, Haiwei Ma, Andrew Hall, Svetlana Yarosh
CHI ’17 Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2017


Happiness Inventors: Informing Positive Computing Technologies Through Participatory Design With Children

Svetlana Yarosh, Stephen M. Schueller
Journal of Medical Internet Research. Vol 19, No 1 (2017): January.

Video-Mediated Peer Support in an Online Community for Recovery from Substance Use Disorders

Sabirat Rubya, Svetlana Yarosh
CSCW ’17 Proceedings of the 2017 ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing, 2017

Do It for the Viewers!: Audience Engagement Behaviors of Young YouTubers

Sarah McRoberts, Elizabeth Bonsignore, Tamara Peyton, Svetlana Yarosh
IDC ’16 Proceedings of the The 15th International Conference on Interaction Design and Children, 2016

“Best of Both Worlds”: Opportunities for Technology in Cross-Cultural Parenting

Svetlana Yarosh, Sarita Schoenebeck, Shreya Kothaneth, Elizabeth Bales
CHI ’16 Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2016

ShareTable Application for HP Sprout

Baris Unver, Sarah A. McRoberts, Sabirat Rubya, Haiwei Ma, Zuoyi Zhang, Svetlana Yarosh
CHI EA ’16 Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2016

YouthTube: Youth Video Authorship on YouTube and Vine

Svetlana Yarosh, Elizabeth Bonsignore, Sarah McRoberts, Tamara Peyton
CSCW ’16 Proceedings of the 19th ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work & Social Computing, 2016


Designing technology to empower children to communicate with non-residential parents

Svetlana Yarosh.
International Journal of Child-Computer Interaction. Vol 3, No 4 (2015).

Towards a questionnaire for measuring affective benefits and costs of communication technologies

Svetlana Yarosh, Panos Markopoulos, Gregory D. Abowd
CSCW ’14 Proceedings of the 17th ACM conference on Computer supported cooperative work & social computing, 2014. [Best Paper Award!]

Shifting dynamics or breaking sacred traditions?: the role of technology in twelve-step fellowships

Svetlana Yarosh
CHI ’13 Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2013. [Honorable Mention Award!]

“Almost Touching”: Parent-Child Remote Communication Using the ShareTable System

Svetlana Yarosh, Anthony Tang, Sanika Mokashi, Gregory D. Abowd
CSCW ’13 Proceedings of the 2013 conference on Computer supported cooperative work, 2013

I need someone to help!: a taxonomy of helper-finding activities in the enterprise

Svetlana Yarosh, Tara Matthews, Michelle Zhou, Kate Ehrlich
CSCW ’13 Proceedings of the 2013 conference on Computer supported cooperative work, 2013

Asking the right person: supporting expertise selection in the enterprise

Svetlana Yarosh, Tara Matthews, Michelle Zhou
CHI ’12 Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2012

Supporting pretend and narrative play over videochat

Svetlana Yarosh, Mark Robert Kwikkers
IDC ’11 Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Interaction Design and Children, 2011

Examining values: an analysis of nine years of IDC research

Svetlana Yarosh, Iulian Radu, Seth Hunter, Eric Rosenbaum
IDC ’11 Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Interaction Design and Children, 2011

Five strategies for supporting healthy behavior change

Yevgeniy Medynskiy, Svetlana Yarosh, Elizabeth Mynatt
CHI EA ’11 CHI ’11 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2011

Mediated parent-child contact in work-separated families

Svetlana Yarosh, Gregory D. Abowd
CHI ’11 Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2011

Design of an instrument for the evaluation of communication technologies with children

Svetlana Yarosh, Panos Markopoulos
IDC ’10 Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Interaction Design and Children, 2010

Video playdate: toward free play across distance

Svetlana Yarosh, Kori M. Inkpen, A.J. Bernheim Brush
CHI ’10 Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2010

Developing a media space for remote synchronous parent-child interaction

Svetlana Yarosh, Stephen Cuzzort, Hendrik Müller, Gregory D. Abowd
IDC ’09 Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Interaction Design and Children, 2009


Supporting parent–child communication in divorced families

Svetlana Yarosh, Yee Chieh Chew, Gregory D. Abowd
International Journal of Child-Computer Interaction. Vol 3, No 4 (2009).

CollaboraTV: making television viewing social again

Mukesh Nathan, Chris Harrison, Svetlana Yarosh, Loren Terveen, Larry Stead, Brian Amento
UXTV ’08 Proceedings of the 1st international conference on Designing interactive user experiences for TV and video, 2008

Playware: augmenting natural play to teach sign language

Svetlana Yarosh, Kevin Huang, Ian Mosher, Marisa Topping
CHI EA ’08 CHI ’08 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2008

Narrating data structures: The role of context in CS2

Svetlana Yarosh, Mark Guzdial
Journal on Educational Resources in Computing (JERIC), 2008