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Dr Jenny Hart

Profile summary

  • Visiting Formal Academic
  • Visiting Fellow
  • Learning and Teaching Innovation
  • Institute of Educational Technology
  • jennefer.hart

Professional biography

Dr Jennefer Hart is a Research Fellow within the Institute of Educational Technology, at The Open University, where she is part of the PKF Team (Police  Knowledge Fund), working across a variety of areas including the website, knowledge exchange and one of the research project entitled ‘Game-based Learning for Police Training in Child Interviewing’. Her research interests are in the area of Human Computer Interaction (HCI) and her recent PhD thesis focused on the area of User Experience (UX) and User Engagement (UE) of interactive technology.  Previously she has worked as a Research Associate in the Design and Innovation department within the OU where she investigating a variety of different Web 2.0 technologies that could be used to support distance design education.  


Analysing the Role of Interactivity in User Experience (2017)
Sutcliffe, Alistair and Hart, Jennefer
International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction, 33(3) (pp. 229-240)
Understanding Engagement within the Context of a Safety Critical Game (2017-10)
Hart, Jennefer; Iacovides, Ioanna; Adams, Anne; Oliveira, Manuel and Magroudi, Maria
In : The ACM SIGCHI Annual Symposium on Computer-Human Interaction in Play (CHIPLAY 2017) (October 15-18 2017, Amsterdam, Netherlands)
Exploring Emotion Representation to Support Dialogue in Police Training on Child Interviewing (2016)
Margoudi, Maria; Hart, Jennefer; Adams, Anne and Oliveira, Manuel
In : Second Joint International Conference, JCSG 2016, Brisbane, QLD, Australia, September 26-27, 2016, Proceedings (September 2016) (pp. 73-86)
Love it or hate it!: interactivity and user types (2013-04-27)
Hart, Jennefer; Sutcliffe, Alistair G. and De Angeli, Antonella
In : SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI '13 (27 April - 2 May 2013, Paris) (pp. 2059-2068)
Evaluating User Engagement Theory (2012-05-05)
Hart, Jennefer; Sutcliffe, Alistair, G. and di Angeli, Antonella
In : CHI '12 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems ( 5th to 10th May 2012 , Austin, Texas, USA)
Using affect to evaluate user engagement (2012)
Hart, Jennefer; Sutcliffe, Alistair and De Angeli, Antonella
In : ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2012) (5-10 May 2012, Austin, Texas, USA.) (pp. 1811-1834)
The learningscape of a virtual design atelier (2010-07-07)
Hart, Jennefer; Zamenopoulos, Theodore and Garner, Steven
In : 8th eLearning@Greenwich conference (7 July 2010, University of Greenwich, UK)
Can an ARG run automatically? (2009-04)
Hart, Jennefer and Reid, Josephine
In : Proceedings of the 27th international conference extended abstracts on Human factors in computing systems - CHI EA '09 (4-9 April 2009, Boston, Massachusetts, USA) (pp. 3619-3624)