Participatory Research with Children: Different Degrees of Participation

In this presentation, Kirsten Schlebbe deals with the question what participation means in the context of participatory research and which different forms of participation exist. Therefore, she discusses different models that try to define the various degrees or levels of participation in research projects involving children or young people.

Kirsten is a researcher and lecturer at the Berlin School of Library and Information Science at Humboldt‐Universität zu Berlin. She started working on her PhD in 2016 and is advised by Prof. Dr. Elke Greifeneder. Her research focuses on young children’s digital information behavior. In particular, she studies how young children use and interact with digital and especially mobile technologies. Her other areas of interest include qualitative research methodology in general and different methodical and ethical aspects of conducting research with children and families.


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