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Code notes : Designing a low-cost tangible coding tool for/with children. / Sabuncuoǧlu, Alpay; Erkaya, Merve; Buruk, Oǧuz Turan; Göksun, Tilbe.

IDC 2018 - Proceedings of the 2018 ACM Conference on Interaction Design and Children. ACM, 2018. p. 644-649.

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Harvard

Sabuncuoǧlu, A, Erkaya, M, Buruk, OT & Göksun, T 2018, Code notes: Designing a low-cost tangible coding tool for/with children. in IDC 2018 - Proceedings of the 2018 ACM Conference on Interaction Design and Children. ACM, pp. 644-649, ACM Conference on Interaction Design and Children, Trondheim, Norway, 19/06/18. https://doi.org/10.1145/3202185.3210791

APA

Sabuncuoǧlu, A., Erkaya, M., Buruk, O. T., & Göksun, T. (2018). Code notes: Designing a low-cost tangible coding tool for/with children. In IDC 2018 - Proceedings of the 2018 ACM Conference on Interaction Design and Children (pp. 644-649). ACM. https://doi.org/10.1145/3202185.3210791

Vancouver

Sabuncuoǧlu A, Erkaya M, Buruk OT, Göksun T. Code notes: Designing a low-cost tangible coding tool for/with children. In IDC 2018 - Proceedings of the 2018 ACM Conference on Interaction Design and Children. ACM. 2018. p. 644-649 https://doi.org/10.1145/3202185.3210791

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Sabuncuoǧlu, Alpay ; Erkaya, Merve ; Buruk, Oǧuz Turan ; Göksun, Tilbe. / Code notes : Designing a low-cost tangible coding tool for/with children. IDC 2018 - Proceedings of the 2018 ACM Conference on Interaction Design and Children. ACM, 2018. pp. 644-649

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