Publications

Latest

K. Spiel. Body-positive Computing as a Means to Counteract Normative Biases in Fitness Trackers. XRDS: Crossroads, The ACM Magazine for Students archive
Volume 25 Issue 4, Summer 2019, Pages 34-37 (2019).

Journal Publications

K. Spiel, C. Frauenberger, O. Keyes, G. Fitzpatrick. Agency of Autistic Children in Technology Research – A Critical Literature Review. Accepted at. ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction.

C. Frauenberger, K. Spiel, J. Makhaeva, “Thinking OutsideTheBox – Designing Smart Things with Autistic Children”, International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction , 35:8, 666-678 (2019).

K. Spiel, C. Frauenberger, G. Fitzpatrick, “Experiences of Autistic Children with Technologies”, International Journal of Child Computer Interaction (IJCCI) 11, 50–61 (January 2017).

K. Spiel, S. Bertel, M. Heron, “Navigation and Immersion of Blind Players in Text Based Games”, Computer Games Journal 11, (2014).

Conference Publications

K. Spiel, K. Gerling. The Surrogate Body in Play. Accepted at CHI PLAY 2019. (To appear in October 2019)

K. Spiel, S. Alharthi, A. Cen, J. Hammer, L. Nacke, Z Toups, T. Tanenbaum. “It started as a Joke”: Interviews with Idle Game Designers. Accepted at CHI PLAY 2019. (To appear in October 2019)

E. Brulé, K. Spiel. Negotiating Gender and Disability Identities in Participatory Design. Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Communities & Technologies – Transforming Communities (C&T ’19). Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Award, 218-227 (2019)

K. Spiel, O. Keyes, P. Barlas. Patching Gender: Non-binary Utopias in HCI. CHI’19 – Extended Abstracts (altCHI), Article no. alt05 (2019). – alt.chi Track.

C. Frauenberger, K.Spiel, L. Scheepmaker, I. Posch. Nurturing Constructive Disagreement – Agonistic Design with Neurodiverse Children. Proceedings of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’19). Article no. 271 (2019).

K. Spiel, C. Frauenberger, G. Fitzpatrick, E. Hornecker. Effects of Participatory Evaluation – A Critical Actor-Network Analysis. CHI’19 – Extended Abstracts (Case Studies), Article no. CS02 (2019). – Case Studies Track.

L. Scheepmaker, C. Frauenberger, K. Spiel, “The Things We Play with – Roles of Technology in Social Play”, The Annual Symposium on Computer-Human Interaction in Play Extended Abstracts (CHI PLAY ’18), ACM (2018

K. Spiel, E. Brulé, C. Frauenberger, G. Bailley, G. Fitzpatrick, “Micro-Ethics for Participatory Design with Marginalised Children”, Proceedings of the 15th Participatory Design Conference: Full Papers – Volume 1 (PDC ’18) 1, 17 (2018).

F. Kayali, N. Luckner, P. Purgathofer, K. Spiel, G. Fitzpatrick, “Design Considerations towards Long-term Engagement in Games for Health”, Foundations of Digital Games (FDG ’18) Honorable Mention, (2018).

K. Spiel, F. Kayali, L. Horvath, M. Penkler, S. Harrer, M. Sicart, J. Hammer, “Fitter, Happier, More Productive? Normative Ontologies of Fitness Trackers”, CHI’18 – Extended Abstracts (altCHI), Article no. alt08 (2018).

K. Spiel, K. Werner, O. Hödl, L. Ehrenstrasser, G. Fitzpatrick, “Creating Community Fountains by (Re-)Designing the Digital Layer of Way-finding Pillars”, Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services (MobileHCI ’17), Article no. 92 (2017).

C. Frauenberger, J. Makhaeva, K. Spiel, “Blending Methods: Developing Participatory Design Sessions for Autistic Children”, Proceedings of the 2017 Conference on Interaction Design and Children (IDC ’17), 39-49 (2017).

K. Spiel, L. Malinverni, J. Good, C. Frauenberger, “Participatory Evaluation with Autistic Children”, Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’17) Honorable Mention, 5755-5766 (2017).

K. Spiel, C. Frauenberger, E. Hornecker, G. Fitzpatrick, “When Empathy is Not Enough: Assessing the Experiences of Autistic Children with Technologies”, Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’17) Honorable Mention, 2853-2864 (2017).

K. Spiel, S. Bertel, F. Kayali, ““Not another Z piece!” – Adaptive Difficulty in TETRIS”, Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’17) Honorable Mention, 5126-5131 (2017).

J. Makhaeva, C. Frauenberger, K. Spiel, “Creating Creative Spaces for Co-Designing with Autistic Children – The Concept of a “Handlungsspielraum, Proceedings of the 14th Participatory Design Conference: Full papers – Volume 1 (PDC ’16) 1, 51-61 (2016).

C. Frauenberger, J. Makhaeva, K. Spiel, “Designing Smart Objects with Autistic Children: Four Design Exposés”, Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’16) Honorable Mention, 130-139 (2016).

K. Spiel, J. Makhaeva, C. Frauenberger, “Embodied Companion Technologies for Autistic Children”, Proceedings of the TEI ’16: Tenth International Conference on Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interaction (TEI ’16), 245-252 (2016).

S. Wetzel, K. Spiel, S. Bertel, “Dynamically Adapting an AI Game Engine Based on Players’ Eye Movements”, Proceedings of the 2014 ACM SIGCHI symposium on Engineering interactive computing systems (EICS ’14), 3-12 (2014).

K.Spiel, “Surveil and Calculate”, XII. Conference Culture and Computer Science , 161-172 (2014).

Peer-Reviewed Magazine Articles

K. Spiel, O. Haimson, D. Lottridge. How to do better with gender on surveys: A guide for HCI researchers. Interactions Volume 26 Issue 4, July-August 2019
Pages 62-65, (2019).

K. Spiel. Body-positive Computing as a Means to Counteract Normative Biases in Fitness Trackers. XRDS: Crossroads, The ACM Magazine for Students archive
Volume 25 Issue 4, Summer 2019, Pages 34-37 (2019).

K. Spiel, E. Brulé. Curious and Dangerous – Nonbinary Identities in Participatory Design. In: National Center for Institutional Diversity – Medium. June 2019.

K. Spiel. Just don’t make it too predictable: Structuring Academic Work with ADHD. In: The Sociological Review – Blog. available at: www.thesociologicalreview.com/blog/ (December 2017)

Book Chapter

A. Balugdzic, A.-H. Brendler, A. Heimerl, J. Klein, J. Lihl, L. Meier, J. Sichting, K.Spiel. Filme bilden. in: L. Eckert, S. Martin (ed.): Film-Bildung, Schüren, Marburg, 2014

Workshop and Special Interest Group Proposals

C. Holloway, K. Gerling, C. Power, K. Spiel, G. Barbareschi, A. Cox, P. Cairns. Disability Interactions in Digital Games: From Accessibility to Inclusion. To appear in October 2019 as Workshop at CHI PLAY 2019.

E. Márquez Segura, K. Spiel, K. Johansson, J. Back, Z Toups, A. Waern, J. Hammer, T. Tanenbaum, K. Isbister. Larping (Live Action Role Playing) as an Embodied Design Research Method. DIS ’19 Companion Companion Publication of the 2019 on Designing Interactive Systems Conference 2019 Companion, pages 389-392 (2019).

A. Webb, K. Spiel, Z Toups, B. Hamilton, N. Lupfer, R. Graeber, W. Mackay, “Distributed Creativity in Play”, Proceedings of the 2019 Conference on Creativity and Cognition, pages 714–721 (2019).

E. Brulé, O. Metatla, K. Spiel, A. Kharrufa, C. Robinson. Evaluating Technologies with and for Children with Disabilities. Extended Abstracts of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA ’19), SIG08 (2019).

K. Spiel, O. Keyes, A. Walker, M. DeVito, J. Birnholtz, E. Brulé, A. Light, P. Barlas, J. Hardy, A. Ahmed, J. Rode, J. Brubaker, G. Kannabiran. Queer(ing) HCI: Moving Forward in Theory and Practice. Extended Abstracts of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA ’19), SIG11 (2019).

S. Alharthi, K.Spiel, W. Hamilton, Z Toups and E. Bonsignore, “Collaborative Mixed Reality Games”, Companion of the 2018 ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW ’18), 447-454 (2018).

L. Nacke, P. Mirza-Babaei, K. Spiel, Z Toups and K. Isbister, “Games and Play SIG: Engaging Small Developer Communities”, Extended Abstracts of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA ’18), SIG11 (2018).

R. Bellini, A. Strohmayer, E. Alabdulqader, A. Ahmed, K. Spiel, S. Bardzell, M. Balaam, “Feminist HCI: Taking Stock, Moving Forward, and Engaging Community”, Extended Abstracts of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA ’18), SIG02 (2018).

C. Frauenberger, J. Makhaeva, K. Spiel, “Interaction Design and Autistic Children”, Workshop at IDC’17, (2017).

Workshop, Symposia and Doctoral Colloquium Contributions

K.Spiel. Rate Your Trafficker – Speculating on Borders Through Design. In Communities & Technologies Workshop on Technology at/off the border. (2019)

R. Talhouk, K. Spiel. Cigarette Conversations – on CHI, Inclusion, Identity and other Things. In CHI’19 Workshop on CHInclusion: Working toward a more inclusive HCI community (2019).

K. Spiel. Moving Forward – Making My Way in Academia without Losing My Mind. In: CHI’19 Early Career Symposium (2019).

B. Yu, K. Spiel, L. Watts. Supporting Care as a Layer of Concern: Nurturing Attitudes in Online Community Moderation. In CSCW’18 Workshop on Sociotechnical Systems of Care (2018)

K. Spiel, C. Frauenberger, L. Scheepmaker, I. Posch. Negotiating Marginalised Identities in and through Participatory Design. In PDC’18 Workshop on Identification as Process in Participatory Design (2018)

C. Frauenberger, L. Scheepmaker, K. Spiel. Building Half-Houses. In PDC’18 Workshop on Infrastructuring in PD: What does infrastructuring look like? When does it look like that? (2018)

L. Scheepmaker, C. Frauenberger, K. Spiel. Exploring Roles of Technology in Co-Design Activities. In PDC’18 Workshop Giving a Voice Through Design – Adapting Design Methods to Ensure the Participation of People with Communication Difficulties (2018)

K. Spiel, E. Brulé, L. Nacke, S. Harrer, J. Grenzfurthner. Sex Toys and Neurodiversity. In CHI’18 Workshop Design for Sexual Wellbeing (2018)

K. Spiel. Critical Experience – Evaluating (with) Autistic Children and Technologies. In CHI’17 – Extended Abstracts (Doctoral Consortium), Pages 326-329, ACM. (2017)

K. Spiel. Evaluating Experiences of Autistic Children with Technology. In IDC’16 Doctoral Consortium. (2016)

K. Spiel, C. Frauenberger, J. Makhaeva, F. Kayali. Talking about Myself – Playful Inquiry into an Absent Life World. In CHI’16 Workshop on Games as HCI-Method. (2016)

C. Frauenberger, J. Makhaeva, K. Spiel. Participation OutsideTheBox. In Aarhus 2015 – Critical Alternatives Workshop on Unfolding Participation. (2015)

Invited Contributions

K. Spiel. Commentary For alt.chi paper by S. Harrer: Of Mice and Pants: Queering the Conventional Gamer Mouse for Cooperative Play. To appear in May 2019 at Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI) 2019 – alt.chi Track

K. Spiel. Commentary For alt.chi paper by R. Williams: Cyborg Perspectives on Computing Research Reform. To appear in May 2019 at Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI) 2019 – alt.chi Track

B. Bengler, F. Martin, N. Bryan-Kinns, C. Frauenberger, J. Makhaeva, K.Spiel, R. Vishkaie, L. Jones. Demo hour. In interactions 25 (December 2017) pages 8-11

K. Spiel. Datenverarbeitung. In: Eject – Zeitschrift für Medienkultur, 1/2014, Weimar

K. Spiel. Out of Sight – Navigation and Immersion of Blind Players in Text-Based Games. In: Port – studentisches Magazin der Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, 2013, Weimar. (selected contribution for Media Systems)

K. Spiel. Boys Can’t Cry. In: Eject – Zeitschrift für Medienkultur, 2/2011, Weimar